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My Favorite Wife

My Favorite Wife(1940)

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  • The movie was inspired by Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem, Enoch Arden. Although it is not credited onscreen, the writers gave tribute to it by calling the main characters "Arden".


  • Holz (2008-02-14)

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    "Something's Got to Give" (1962) was the unfinished remake of "My Favorite Wife," due to the firing of Marilyn Monroe from the film. She was eventually re-hired, but died in August, 1962. Film was never completed.

  • 50shoe (2008-02-22)

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    While the Monroe version was trashed, My Favorite Wife was made into Move Over, Darling with Doris Day and James Garner.

  • Holz (2009-11-17)

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    In real life, Randolph Scott and Cary Grant were good friends.

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