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Dear Wife (1949)

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88 min | Comedy

Thanks to political activist teen Miriam, her brother-in-law and father find themselves rival candidates for state senator.
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Arthur Sheekman (written for the screen by) | N. Richard Nash (written for the screen by) | Norman Krasna (characters)
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Updated Nov 15, 1949

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Nov 15, 1949 (United States)

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William Holden
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6.5 / 10 | 174 votes