The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953)
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81 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

A romantic triangle develops on Erie Canal boats in 1850.
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Director
Writers
Walter Bullock (screenplay) | Sally Benson (screenplay) | Joseph Fields (screenplay) | Frank B. Elser (play) & 2 more
Composer
Cyril J. Mockridge (as Cyril Mockridge)
Cinematographer
Editor
Louis R. Loeffler (as Louis Loeffler)
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Release date
Jul 1953 (United States)

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66 cast members
Name Known for
Betty Grable
Molly Larkins Molly Larkins   See fewer
Dale Robertson
Dan Harrow Dan Harrow   See fewer
Thelma Ritter
Lucy Cashdollar Lucy Cashdollar   See fewer
John Carroll
Jotham Klore Jotham Klore   See fewer
Eddie Foy Jr.
Fortune Friendly Fortune Friendly   See fewer
Charlotte Austin
Pearl Dowd Pearl Dowd   See fewer
Kathleen Crowley
Susanna Susanna   See fewer
Merry Anders
Hannah Hannah   See fewer
May Wynn
Eva Gooch (as Donna Lee Hickey) Eva Gooch (as Donna Lee Hickey)   See fewer
Abdullah Abbas
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Nancy Abbate
Little Girl (uncredited) Little Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Adler
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Aldrich
Boater (uncredited) Boater (uncredited)   See fewer
John Butler
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Carter
Boatman (uncredited) Boatman (uncredited)   See fewer
John Close
Boater (uncredited) Boater (uncredited)   See fewer
Bud Cokes
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Coontz
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Oliver Cross
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Martin Deane
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Juanita Evers
Ms. Kranz (uncredited) Ms. Kranz (uncredited)   See fewer
Don Garrett
Cabbie (uncredited) Cabbie (uncredited)   See fewer
Slim Gaut
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Gloria Gordon
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Graham
Brawling Railroader (uncredited) Brawling Railroader (uncredited)   See fewer
Ruth Hall
Abbie (uncredited) Abbie (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Harris
Militia Officer (uncredited) Militia Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
James Hickman
Deckhand (uncredited) Deckhand (uncredited)   See fewer
Ed Hinton
Boater (uncredited) Boater (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Horvath
Brawling Boater (uncredited) Brawling Boater (uncredited)   See fewer
Wes Hudman
Boatman (uncredited) Boatman (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Hyatt
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Joanne Jordan
Boatwife (uncredited) Boatwife (uncredited)   See fewer
Ted Jordan
Driver (uncredited) Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Donald Kerr
Jacob (uncredited) Jacob (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Kruger
Boater (uncredited) Boater (uncredited)   See fewer
Kermit Maynard
Driver (uncredited) Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Merrill McCormick
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul McGuire
Barney (uncredited) Barney (uncredited)   See fewer
Emile Meyer
Storekeeper (uncredited) Storekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
Noreen Michaels
Amy (uncredited) Amy (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Mills
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Mort Mills
Floyd (uncredited) Floyd (uncredited)   See fewer
Ralph Montgomery
Boater (uncredited) Boater (uncredited)   See fewer
Brad Morrow
Boy at Fight (uncredited) Boy at Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
Zon Murray
Eli (uncredited) Eli (uncredited)   See fewer
Howard Negley
Gov. Hamilton Fish (uncredited) Gov. Hamilton Fish (uncredited)   See fewer
Gordon Nelson
Race Official (uncredited) Race Official (uncredited)   See fewer
Julie Newmar
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Susan Odin
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Lee Phelps
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
Mel Pogue
Abner Green (uncredited) Abner Green (uncredited)   See fewer
William Pullen
John (uncredited) John (uncredited)   See fewer
Edward Rickard
Boatman (uncredited) Boatman (uncredited)   See fewer
Gene Roth
Ethan McCarthy (uncredited) Ethan McCarthy (uncredited)   See fewer
Ralph Sanford
Quack (uncredited) Quack (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Santley
Boatman (uncredited) Boatman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Stoney
Brawling Railroader (uncredited) Brawling Railroader (uncredited)   See fewer
Bobby Taylor
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony Taylor
Little Boy (uncredited) Little Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Doreen Tracey
Little Girl (uncredited) Little Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Lee Turnbull
Andy (uncredited) Andy (uncredited)   See fewer
Gwen Verdon
Abigail (uncredited) Abigail (uncredited)   See fewer
Max Wagner
Boater (uncredited) Boater (uncredited)   See fewer
Judy Ann Whaley
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert B. Williams
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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