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|Father Takes a Wife|
|Directed by||Jack Hively|
|Produced by||Lee Marcus|
|Screenplay by||Dorothy Fields|
|Music by||Roy Webb|
|Cinematography||Robert De Grasse|
|Edited by||George Hively|
Father Takes a Wife is a 1941 American comedy film starring Gloria Swanson and Adolphe Menjou. Silent screen queen Gloria Swanson returned to films after a seven-year absence. Eight years later, Swanson staged another comeback in the classic Sunset Boulevard (1950).
- Adolphe Menjou as Fredrick Osborne Sr.
- Gloria Swanson as Leslie Collier
- John Howard as Fredrick Osborne Jr.
- Desi Arnaz as Carlos Bardez
- Helen Broderick as Aunt Julie
- Florence Rice as Enid Osborne
- Neil Hamilton as Vincent Stewart
- Grady Sutton as Tailor
- George Meader as Henderson
- Mary Treen as Secretary
- Ruth Dietrich as Miss Patterson
- Jack Briggs as Joe, Senior's Driver (uncredited)
The film lost $104,000 at the box office.
- "Father Takes a Wife: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 14, 2014.
- Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p163
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