Her Husband's Affairs (1947)

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A scientist invents a formula that removes old, thinning hair and replaces it with thick, new hair. Complications ensue.


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Cast overview:
J.B. Cruikshank
Mikhail Rasumny ...
Prof. Emil Glinka
Peter Winterbottom
Nana Bryant ...
Mrs. Winterbottom
Jonathan Hale ...
Gov. Fox
Paul Stanton ...
Dr. Frazee
Mabel Paige ...
Mrs. Josper
Vice President Starrett
Pierre Watkin ...
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Ad man/genius William Weldon resents his wife Margaret's meddling in his business, even though her suggestions are often on target. The situation gets put to its toughest test when Weldon tries to market an eccentric inventor's embalming fluid, which turns out to be a hair remover. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@aol.com>

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Release Date:

12 November 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fuld af skæg  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Margaret Weldon: [Crying in bed] I'm not going to be any use to you at all. I can see that.
William Weldon: Please, Margaret. You're just trying to pick a fight.
Margaret Weldon: No, I'm not. But you needed me when... when we were poor little nobodys. I meant something to you and I helped too even if you did holler. But now, now we're going to be lost in forest of butlers. Oh, Bill I'm scared.
William Weldon: Oh, don't talk crazy.
Margaret Weldon: Mrs. Winterbottom told me that... that they were happy when they had one room and a Murphy bed. Now they have separate bedrooms.
William Weldon: ...
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Lucy stars as scatterbrained wife with some bright ideas...
22 November 2006 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

There's a lot of the Lucy Ricardo personality in the wife LUCILLE BALL plays in HER HUSBAND'S AFFAIRS--only here the husband who gets exasperated with her brainstorms is FRANCHOT TONE. It starts out with an amusing idea about a scientist MIKHAIL RAHSUMNY whose embalming lotion can be used to remove beards without shaving. It does so very efficiently until several hours have passed--and then it grows abundant amounts of hair.

FRANCHOT TONE is an advertising man who thinks he's going to have some successful products to launch with the help of the mad scientist, except that most of the plans go haywire thanks to the manipulations of his scatterbrained wife. The plot fizzles out after the first half-hour or so and after that it just gets sillier until the courtroom ending when things finally get straightened out in time for a happy ending.

Summing up: Below average vehicle for Lucy five years before she made her big splash on TV as an even more troublesome wife in America's most beloved situation comedy I LOVE LUCY. Some laughs but the jokes wear thin long before the conclusion.

Trivia note: LARRY PARKS has a bit part as himself in a scene where various big shots gather to try the new product.

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