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The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Henry Levin

Writing Credits  

Walter Bullock ... (screenplay) &
Sally Benson ... (screenplay) and
Joseph Fields ... (screenplay)
 
Frank B. Elser ... (play) and
Marc Connelly ... (play)
 
Walter D. Edmonds ... (novel)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Dan Harrow
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Lucy Cashdollar
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Jotham Klore
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Fortune Friendly
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Pearl Dowd
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Susanna
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Hannah
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Eva Gooch (as Donna Lee Hickey)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Abdullah Abbas ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Nancy Abbate ...
Little Girl (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Boater (uncredited)
John Butler ...
Drunk (uncredited)
Harry Carter ...
Boatman (uncredited)
John Close ...
Boater (uncredited)
Bud Cokes ...
Townsman (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
Oliver Cross ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Martin Deane ...
Boy (uncredited)
Juanita Evers ...
Ms. Kranz (uncredited)
Don Garrett ...
Cabbie (uncredited)
Slim Gaut ...
Townsman (uncredited)
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(uncredited)
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Brawling Railroader (uncredited)
Ruth Hall ...
Abbie (uncredited)
Jack Harris ...
Militia Officer (uncredited)
James Hickman ...
Deckhand (uncredited)
Ed Hinton ...
Boater (uncredited)
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Brawling Boater (uncredited)
Wes Hudman ...
Boatman (uncredited)
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Boy (uncredited)
Joanne Jordan ...
Boatwife (uncredited)
Ted Jordan ...
Driver (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ...
Jacob (uncredited)
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Boater (uncredited)
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Driver (uncredited)
Merrill McCormick ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Paul McGuire ...
Barney (uncredited)
Emile Meyer ...
Storekeeper (uncredited)
Noreen Michaels ...
Amy (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Floyd (uncredited)
Ralph Montgomery ...
Boater (uncredited)
Brad Morrow ...
Boy at Fight (uncredited)
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Eli (uncredited)
Howard Negley ...
Gov. Hamilton Fish (uncredited)
Gordon Nelson ...
Race Official (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
Susan Odin ...
Girl (uncredited)
Lee Phelps ...
Bartender (uncredited)
Mel Pogue ...
Abner Green (uncredited)
William Pullen ...
John (uncredited)
Edward Rickard ...
Boatman (uncredited)
Gene Roth ...
Ethan McCarthy (uncredited)
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Quack (uncredited)
Fred Santley ...
Boatman (uncredited)
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Brawling Railroader (uncredited)
Bobby Taylor ...
Boy (uncredited)
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Little Boy (uncredited)
Doreen Tracey ...
Little Girl (uncredited)
Lee Turnbull ...
Andy (uncredited)
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Abigail (uncredited)
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Boater (uncredited)
Judy Ann Whaley ...
Girl (uncredited)
Robert Williams ...
Townsman (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Frank P. Rosenberg ... producer

Music by 

Cyril J. Mockridge ... (as Cyril Mockridge)

Cinematography by 

Arthur E. Arling ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Louis R. Loeffler ... (as Louis Loeffler)

Art Direction by 

Addison Hehr
Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)

Set Decoration by 

Claude E. Carpenter ... (as Claude Carpenter)

Costume Design by 

Travilla

Makeup Department 

Ben Nye ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Sid Bowen ... unit production manager (uncredited)
Max Golden ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Joseph E. Rickards ... assistant director
Lloyd Allen ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Joseph C. Wright ... art director: musical settings

Sound Department 

Eugene Grossman ... sound
Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)

Visual Effects by 

Ray Kellogg ... special photographic effects
Fred Sersen ... special photographic effects (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Charles Le Maire ... wardrobe director
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Earle Hagen ... orchestrator
Charles Henderson ... vocal director
Lionel Newman ... musical director
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator (as Herbert Spencer)
Alexander Courage ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Bernard Mayers ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Jack Cole ... choreographer
Leonard Doss ... technicolor color consultant
Jerry Bryan ... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Albert J. Kramer ... title cards (uncredited)
Stanley Scheuer ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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