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A Letter to Three Wives (1949)

12 01/20/1949 (US) DramaRomance 1h 43m

ALL OF THEM WONDERED WHILE ONE OF THEM WANDERED!

Overview

Lora May Hollingsway, who grew up next to the wrong side of the tracks, married her boss who thinks she is just a gold digger. Rita Phipps makes as much money writing radio scripts at night as her school teacher husband does. Deborah Bishop looked great in a Navy uniform in WWII but fears she'll never be dressed just right for the Country Club set. These three wives are boarding a boat filled with children going on a picnic when a messenger on a bicycle hands them a letter addressed to all three from Addie who has just left town with one of their husbands. They won't know which one until that night.

  1. Joseph L. Mankiewicz

    Director, Screenplay

  2. John Klempner

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jeanne Crain

    Jeanne Crain

    Deborah Bishop

  2. Linda Darnell

    Linda Darnell

    Lora Mae Hollingsway

  3. Ann Sothern

    Ann Sothern

    Rita Phipps

  4. Kirk Douglas

    Kirk Douglas

    George Phipps

  5. Paul Douglas

    Paul Douglas

    Porter Hollingsway

  6. Barbara Lawrence

    Barbara Lawrence

    Georgiana 'Babe' Finney

  7. Jeffrey Lynn

    Jeffrey Lynn

    Bradford 'Brad' Bishop

  8. Connie Gilchrist

    Connie Gilchrist

    Mrs. Ruby Finney

  9. Florence Bates

    Florence Bates

    Mrs. Manleigh

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A Letter to Three Wives
A Letter to Three Wives

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

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