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A Letter to Three Wives

A Letter to Three Wives(1949)

Also Known As: Three Wives |

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Brief Synopsis

A small-town seductress notifies her three best friends that she has run off with one of their husbands.

Cast & Crew

Jeanne Crain Deborah Bishop
Linda Darnell Lora May Finney Hollingsway
Ann Sothern Rita Phipps
Kirk Douglas George Phipps
Paul Douglas Porter Hollingsway
Barbara Lawrence Georgianna "Babe" Finney
Jeffrey Lynn Brad Bishop
Connie Gilchrist Mrs. Ruth Finney
Florence Bates Mrs. Manleigh
Hobart Cavanaugh Mr. Manleigh
Celeste Holm Voice of Addie Ross
Patti Brady Kathleen

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 20 Jan 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI; UCLA
35mm nitrate; 6 reels of 6 (ca. 12000 ft.); M18866; F50-R3-20
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  101 or 103 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,268    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • A 5-Star Movie All 'Round

    el debbo 2017-08-04

    Finest hour for Paul Douglas and Linda Darnell. Fantastic script. Brilliant acting from each player, I love to see Connie Gilchrist anytime, same goes for... MORE>

  • They don't make movies like this anymore...

    Susan B. 2016-07-18

    I never get tired of seeing this movie.Although the Internet describes this movie as a 'comedy', I found it to be a wonderful, albeit sad,... MORE>

  • letter to 3 wives

    kevin sellers 2015-03-28

    Acute examination, both of three marriages in varying degrees of dysfunctionality, as well as the different social strata of a small American city circa... MORE>