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The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance, War | 28 April 1942 (USA)
Christopher Reynolds, an American flying with the R.A.F, is shot down over German-occupied Holland and is given shelter by a Dutch family. Posing as the insane husband of the daughter of ... See full summary »

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Christopher Reynolds
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Major Zellfritz
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Countess Oldenburg
Roger Clark ...
Keith
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Thomas Woverman
Lyle Latell ...
Muller
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Mrs. Woverman
Barbara Brown ...
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Jan
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Adolphe Bietjelboer
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Hendrik Woverman
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Zanten
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Chief Justice
William Edmunds ...
Gustav
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Christopher Reynolds, an American flying with the R.A.F, is shot down over German-occupied Holland and is given shelter by a Dutch family. Posing as the insane husband of the daughter of the house, Anita Wolverman, Reynolds convinces the German officer quartered there, Major Zellfritz, with the necessity for her divorce decree to be granted. After the court-hearing, Anita, goes to manage a home for retired ladies and, persuaded by Reynolds, tries to gain military information from the German Officer. When her former husband escapes from the insane-asylum his exploits are blamed on Reynolds. With the help of the old ladies and Anita, who "remarries" him, Reynolds escapes to England in a stolen German airplane. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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SHOT DOWN FROM THE SKIES...BUT HIS HEAD WAS STILL IN THE CLOUDS!

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Comedy | Romance | War

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28 April 1942 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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