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My American Wife (1936)

Approved | | Comedy | 7 August 1936 (USA)
My American Wife is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Harold Young and written by Elmer Davis, Edith Fitzgerald and Virginia Van Upp. The film stars Francis Lederer, Ann Sothern, Fred... See full summary »

Director:

Harold Young

Writers:

Elmer Davis (story), Virginia Van Upp (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Francis Lederer ... Count Ferdinand von und zu Reidenach
Ann Sothern ... Mary Cantillon
Fred Stone ... Lafe Cantillon
Billie Burke ... Mrs. Robert Cantillon
Ernest Cossart ... Adolph
Grant Mitchell ... Robert Cantillon
Hal K. Dawson Hal K. Dawson ... Stephen Cantillon
Helene Millard ... Mrs. Vincent Cantillon
Adrian Morris Adrian Morris ... Vincent Cantillon
Dora Clement ... Agnes, Mrs. Stephen Cantillon
C. Montague Shaw ... Butler (as Montague Shaw)
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My American Wife is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Harold Young and written by Elmer Davis, Edith Fitzgerald and Virginia Van Upp. The film stars Francis Lederer, Ann Sothern, Fred Stone, Billie Burke, Ernest Cossart and Grant Mitchell. The film was released on August 7, 1936, by Paramount Pictures.

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A Count with American ideas...tries to trade his monocle for a lariat!

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La moglie americana See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Quotes

Lafe Cantillon: Oh, sure, Margaret, we gotta have prestige. I don't get invited to a half enough of these fancy house parties as I'd like. That's on account of I ain't got enough prestige.
[he puts his feet up on the table]
Mrs. Robert Cantillon: Father, that table happens to be a genuine Queen Anne.
Lafe Cantillon: Gosh! Even our furniture's got titles now!
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