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A Letter to Three Wives

A Letter to Three Wives(1949)

Also Known As: Three Wives |

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Brief Synopsis

A small-town seductress notifies her three best friends that she has run off with one of their husbands.

Cast & Crew

Jeanne Crain Deborah Bishop
Linda Darnell Lora May Finney Hollingsway
Ann Sothern Rita Phipps
Kirk Douglas George Phipps
Paul Douglas Porter Hollingsway
Barbara Lawrence Georgianna "Babe" Finney
Jeffrey Lynn Brad Bishop
Connie Gilchrist Mrs. Ruth Finney
Florence Bates Mrs. Manleigh
Hobart Cavanaugh Mr. Manleigh
Celeste Holm Voice of Addie Ross
Patti Brady Kathleen

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 20 Jan 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI; UCLA
35mm nitrate; 6 reels of 6 (ca. 12000 ft.); M18866; F50-R3-20
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  101 or 103 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,268    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • it was BRAD who ran away with Addie-Here's why

    JackL 2014-02-19

    When Brad's wife Deborah returns home from the picnic, the house man gives her a note, the message being that Brad won't be home that evening.... MORE>

  • The Perfect Movie

    sammy 2014-02-08

    I consider A Letter To Three Wives a perfect movie!Great literate script, superb direction, and sublime casting.In fact I feel most actors and actresses... MORE>

  • Skillful Multilayered Story - Doesn't Disappoint

    Commenter77 2012-03-05

    This is an interesting and thoughtful movie, very well done, with absorbing stories. I think it was tied together well. Good characters and portrayals.... MORE>