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The Farmer's Wife ()


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After his daughter weds, a middle-aged widower with a profitable farm decides to remarry but finds choosing a suitable mate a problematic process.

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Farmer Sweetland
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Araminta Dench, His Housekeeper (as Lilian Hall-Davis)
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Churdles Ash, His Handyman
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Henry Coaker
Maud Gill ...
Thirza Tapper
Louie Pounds ...
Widow Windeatt
Olga Slade ...
Mary Hearn, Postmistress
Ruth Maitland ...
Mercy Bassett
Antonia Brough ...
Susan
Haward Watts ...
Dick Coaker
Mollie Ellis ...
Sibley Sweetland

Directed by

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Alfred Hitchcock

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Leslie Arliss ... () (uncredited)
 
Alfred Hitchcock ... () (uncredited)
 
J.E. Hunter ... () (uncredited)
 
Norman Lee ... () (uncredited)
 
Eden Phillpotts ... (play)
 
Eliot Stannard ... (adaptation)

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Jack E. Cox ... (as John J. Cox)

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Alfred Booth ... (uncredited)

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C. Wilfred Arnold

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Frank Mills ... assistant director

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Xavier Berthelot ... original music (uncredited) (2005)
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Farmer Sweetland is a lonely old widower. He is determined to marry again and he enlists the help of his housekeeper Minta to pick a wife from the local single women. Written by Col Needham

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Also Known As
  • Laquelle des trois? (France)
  • La esposa del granjero (Spain)
  • La moglie del fattore (Italy)
  • Farmarin naimakauppa (Finland)
  • La esposa del granjero (Venezuela)
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  • 100 min
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Trivia According to Hitchcock in the famous interview held in 1966 to François Truffaut, the play by Eden Phillpotts in which the film is based was reached to stage 1400 times in London. See more »
Goofs After being rejected by Louisa, Farmer Sweetland's horse changes position in between shots as he mounts it. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Repo Man (1984). See more »
Quotes [first lines]
Sibley Sweetland: ...and don't forget to air your Master's pants, 'Minta.
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