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Longtime school sweethearts discover married life, thanks to a disagreeable live-in mother-in-law and pressing business obligations, is more rocky than idyllic.

  1. Ray McCarey

    Director, Story

  2. Jerome Cady


  3. Richard Carroll


Top Billed Cast

  1. Lucille Ball

    Lucille Ball

    Clara Fields Hinklin/Mercedes Vasquez

  2. James Ellison

    James Ellison

    Andrew Hinklin

  3. Robert Coote

    Robert Coote


  4. Virginia Vale

    Virginia Vale


  5. Emma Dunn

    Emma Dunn

    Mother Fields

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You Can't Fool Your Wife
You Can't Fool Your Wife


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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 21, 1940


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 8m

Budget -

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