My American Wife (1936)

08/06/1936 (US) Comedy 1h 5m
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A Count with American ideas...tries to trade his monocle for a lariat!


Ann Sothern essays the title role in My American Wife. The story opens in Smelter City, Arizona, where the richest man in town is grizzled old Indian fighter Lafe Cantillon (Fred Stone). Lafe's social-climbing sister-in-law (Billie Burke) insists that her daughter Mary wed a titled European, Count Ferdinand (Francis Lederer). Much to Lafe's delight, Mary isn't assimilated into Continental high society; instead, she instructs Count Ferdinand in the virtues of good, old-fashioned American democracy. And, of, course, the Count and Lafe become great chums when the "furriner" proves that he can ride a bucking bronco with the best of 'em.

  1. Harold Young


  2. Virginia Van Upp


  3. Elmer Davis


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  1. Francis Lederer

    Francis Lederer

    Count Ferdinand von und zu Reidenach

  2. Ann Sothern

    Ann Sothern

    Mary Cantillon

  3. Fred Stone

    Fred Stone

    Lafe Cantillon

  4. Billie Burke

    Billie Burke

    Mrs. Robert Cantillon

  5. Ernest Cossart

    Ernest Cossart


  6. Grant Mitchell

    Grant Mitchell

    Robert Cantillon

  7. Hal K. Dawson

    Stephen Cantillon

  8. Helene Millard

    Helene Millard

    Mrs. Vincent Cantillon

  9. Adrian Morris

    Adrian Morris

    Vincent Cantillon

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My American Wife
My American Wife

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Original Language English

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