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The Bigamist (1953)

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Harry and Eve Graham are trying to adopt a baby. The head of the agency senses Harry is keeping a secret and does some investigating. He soon discovers Harry has done an unusual amount of ... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
Eve Graham
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Mr. Jordan
Harry Graham / Harrison Graham
Tom Morgan, Defense Attorney
Mrs. Connelley
Peggy Maley ...
Phone Operator
Lilian Fontaine ...
Miss Higgins, Landlady (as Lillian Fontaine)
Matt Dennis ...
Mat Dennis
John Maxwell ...


Harry and Eve Graham are trying to adopt a baby. The head of the agency senses Harry is keeping a secret and does some investigating. He soon discovers Harry has done an unusual amount of traveling from his home in San Francisco to Los Angeles. Harry gets tracked down in LA where he has a second wife and a baby. Via flashbacks, Harry tells the adoption agent how he ended up in two marriages. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <>

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Wanted by two women!




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Release Date:

3 December 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Mann mit den zwei Frauen  »

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(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Harry Graham: How can a man call a woman his wife for eight years - someone who you love, who loves you - how can you call her and tell her that you must have a divorce? Worse than that, you've been unfaithful - you're going to be a father. How can you hurt someone so much?
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One of a Kind!
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Ida Lupino was a genius and way before her time! All of the films that she has directed including "The Bigamist", to me, have something in them that I'm always surprised that the censors didn't take out! Excellent story, good cast that work together wonderfully, great cinematography, good script! This film is almost a film-noir as there is an air of mystery about it! Enjoy!

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