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An Ideal Husband (1947)

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96 min | Comedy

A prominent politician is preparing to expose a financial scandal. But then a woman who has invested heavily in the shady venture threatens to uncover a damaging secret in the politician's past if he exposes the speculation as a fraud. His...See moreA prominent politician is preparing to expose a financial scandal. But then a woman who has invested heavily in the shady venture threatens to uncover a damaging secret in the politician's past if he exposes the speculation as a fraud. His problem is compounded by his wife's intolerance of the slightest character flaws. Written by Snow Leopard See less
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Writers
Lajos Biró (screenplay) (as Lajos Biro) | Oscar Wilde (play)
Cinematographer
Georges Périnal (as Georges Perinal)
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Release date
Feb 1948 (United States)

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16 cast members
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Paulette Goddard
Mrs. Laura Cheveley Mrs. Laura Cheveley   See fewer
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Michael Wilding
Viscount Arthur Goring Viscount Arthur Goring   See fewer
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Diana Wynyard
Lady Gertrude Chiltern Lady Gertrude Chiltern   See fewer
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Hugh Williams
Sir Robert Chiltern Sir Robert Chiltern   See fewer
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C. Aubrey Smith
Earl of Caversham, Goring's Father (as Sir C. Aubrey Smith) Earl of Caversham, Goring's Father (as Sir C. Aubrey Smith)   See fewer
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Glynis Johns
Miss Mabel Chiltern, Sir Robert's sister Miss Mabel Chiltern, Sir Robert's sister   See fewer
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Constance Collier
Lady Markby Lady Markby   See fewer
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Christine Norden
Mrs. Margaret Marchmont Mrs. Margaret Marchmont   See fewer
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Harriette Johns
Olivia, Countess of Basildon Olivia, Countess of Basildon   See fewer
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Michael Medwin
Duke of Nonesuch Duke of Nonesuch   See fewer
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Michael Anthony
Viscomte de Nanjac Viscomte de Nanjac   See fewer
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Peter Hobbes
Mr. Eddie Montford Mr. Eddie Montford   See fewer
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John Clifford
Mr. Mason, the Chiltern Butler Mr. Mason, the Chiltern Butler   See fewer
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Fred Groves
Phipps, Goring's Butler Phipps, Goring's Butler   See fewer
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Michael Ward
Mr. Tommy Tafford Mr. Tommy Tafford   See fewer
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Ronald Adam
Member Of Parliament (uncredited) Member Of Parliament (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 532 votes