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A Letter to Three Wives (1949)

Not Rated
103 min | Drama, Romance

A letter is addressed to three wives from their "best friend" Addie Ross, announcing that she is running away with one of their husbands...but she does not say which one.
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Writers
Vera Caspary (adaptation) | John Klempner (Cosmopolitan Magazine novel) | Joseph L. Mankiewicz (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Arthur C. Miller (as Arthur Miller)
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Release date
Feb 3, 1949 (United States)

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Jeanne Crain
Deborah Bishop Deborah Bishop   See fewer
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Linda Darnell
Lora Mae Hollingsway Lora Mae Hollingsway   See fewer
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Ann Sothern
Rita Phipps Rita Phipps   See fewer
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Kirk Douglas
George Phipps George Phipps   See fewer
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Paul Douglas
Porter Hollingsway Porter Hollingsway   See fewer
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Barbara Lawrence
Babe Finney Babe Finney   See fewer
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Jeffrey Lynn
Brad Bishop Brad Bishop   See fewer
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Connie Gilchrist
Ruby Finney Ruby Finney   See fewer
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Florence Bates
Mrs. Manleigh Mrs. Manleigh   See fewer
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Hobart Cavanaugh
Mr. Manleigh Mr. Manleigh   See fewer
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James Adamson
Porter's Butler (uncredited) Porter's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Bautista
Thomasino (uncredited) Thomasino (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patti Brady
Kathleen (uncredited) Kathleen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
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John Davidson
John (uncredited) John (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sayre Dearing
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Franklyn Farnum
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Sam Finn
Second Waiter (uncredited) Second Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Celeste Holm
Addie Ross (voice) (uncredited) Addie Ross (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Old Man at Table (uncredited) Old Man at Table (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
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Mae Marsh
Miss Jenkins (uncredited) Miss Jenkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Offerman Jr.
Nick Butler (uncredited) Nick Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thelma Ritter
Sadie Dugan (uncredited) Sadie Dugan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cosmo Sardo
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Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
Leo (uncredited) Leo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Tannen
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John Venn
First Messenger (uncredited) First Messenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Vivian
Miss Hawkins (uncredited) Miss Hawkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 7,815 votes