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The Doctor Takes a Wife (1940)

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88 min | Comedy, Romance

A best-selling author of women's issues and a medical academic find it is to their mutual advantage to falsely claim that they are married.
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Writers
George Seaton (screen play) | Ken Englund (screen play) | Aleen Leslie (story)
Cinematographer
Sidney Hickox (as Sid Hickox)
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Updated Apr 25, 1940

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Apr 25, 1940 (United States)

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Loretta Young
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Ray Milland
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Gail Patrick
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Charles Halton
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Joseph Eggenton
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Paul McAllister
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Hal K. Dawson
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7 / 10 | 731 votes