The Farmer's Wife

  • 1928
  • Movie
  • Comedy

Alfred Hitchcock's comedy of manners, adapted from the play by Eden Phillpott, revolves around the efforts of a middle-aged Devonshire farmer to find a new wife. After his daughter gets married and leaves home, Samuel Sweetland (Jameson Thomas, who's a bit young for the role) decides it's time to remarry. Sweetland considers himself quite a catch and makes...read more

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Alfred Hitchcock wrote and directed this silent comedy about a widowed farmer searching for a new wife, unaware that his housekeeper is secretly in love with him.

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  • Review: Alfred Hitchcock's comedy of manners, adapted from the play by Eden Phillpott, revolves around the efforts of a middle-aged Devonshire farmer to find a new wife. After his daughter gets married and leaves home, Samuel Sweetland (Jameson Thomas, who's a bit… (more)

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