The Farmer Takes A Wife

  • 1935
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

This was Fonda's first screen role, recreating the role he performed on Broadway. Fonda was not the first choice for the part; Gary Cooper and Joel McCrea were offered it first, but both were committed to other projects. The story is set in the New York farmlands of the 1850s when the Erie Canal was the major transportation route and the railroads were...read more

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  • Review: This was Fonda's first screen role, recreating the role he performed on Broadway. Fonda was not the first choice for the part; Gary Cooper and Joel McCrea were offered it first, but both were committed to other projects. The story is set in the New York fa… (more)

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