The Farmer Takes A Wife

  • 1953
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

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 has numbers lacking luster and the acting is worse. Songs include: "We're in Business," "On the Erie...read more

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  • Rating: NR
  • 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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