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Three Husbands (1950)

Approved | | Comedy | 20 April 1951 (Sweden)
When a recently deceased playboy gets to heaven and is granted one wish--granted to all newcomers--he requests that he be able to see the reactions of three husbands, with whom he regularly... See full summary »

Director:

Irving Reis

Writers:

Vera Caspary (screenplay), Edward Eliscu (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Eve Arden ... Lucille McCabe
Ruth Warrick ... Jane Evans
Vanessa Brown ... Mary Whittaker
Howard Da Silva ... Dan McCabe
Shepperd Strudwick ... Arthur Evans
Robert Karnes ... Kenneth Whittaker
Emlyn Williams ... Maxwell Bard
Billie Burke ... Mrs. Jenny Bard Whittaker
Louise Erickson Louise Erickson ... Matilda Clegg
Jonathan Hale ... Edward Wurdeman, Attorney at Law
Jane Darwell ... Mrs. Wurdeman
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Storyline

When a recently deceased playboy gets to heaven and is granted one wish--granted to all newcomers--he requests that he be able to see the reactions of three husbands, with whom he regularly played poker, to a letter he left each of them claiming to have had an affair with each's wife. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

20 April 1951 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Letter to Three Husbands See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Screen Writer Vera Caspary also contributed to a similar film A Letter to Three Wives (1949) See more »

Goofs

When Arthur raises at the poker game, the front shot shows him with chips in his left hand and cards and a cigar in his right, while the next shot from behind shows the cards in his left hand and the chips and cigar in his right. See more »

Quotes

Maxwell Bard: Why don't you let me drive you home? I drive even worse than your husband.
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Soundtracks

Poor Chap
Music by Herschel Burke Gilbert
Lyrics by Edward Eliscu
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Three Husbands
25 May 2014 | by mermaid_studiosSee all my reviews

I just watched this romantic comedy for the first time this afternoon on YouTube. It is delightful. This black and white film has "colorful" scenes with all the actors.

Who do you trust? This question is definitely posed to the 3 husbands regarding their wives. Flashbacks for all the husbands give us insights into all these relationships.

The film has a happy and humorous ending.

And, if you enjoy this movie, take a look at, the Ginger Rogers film, "Tom, Dick and Harry!" It is very innovative in its use of humor and special effects.


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