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The Farmer Takes A Wife

The remakers of the 1935 film, starring Henry Fonda and Janet Gaynor, made a critical mistake in turning the story into a musical. Grable plays the role of the boat cook who falls in love with a struggling farmer, Robertson. Set in the 1850s, the musical h… (more)

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The Farmer Takes a Wife FXM

Betty Grable as a cook on the Erie Canal. Dale Robertson, Thelma Ritter, John Carroll, Eddie Foy Jr., Gwen Verdon. Good score (Harold Arlen, Dorothy Fields). From the stage play. Directed by Henry Levin.

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  • Review: The remakers of the 1935 film, starring Henry Fonda and Janet Gaynor, made a critical mistake in turning the story into a musical. Grable plays the role of the boat cook who falls in love with a struggling farmer, Robertson. Set in the 1850s, the musical h… (more)

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