|Meet the Wife|
|Directed by||Leslie Pearce|
|Produced by||Al Christie|
|Written by||F. McGrew Willis |
|Based on||Meet the Wife |
by Lynn Starling
|Starring||Laura La Plante |
|Cinematography||Paul Kerschner |
Charles Van Enger
|Edited by||John English|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|April 17, 1931|
Meet the Wife is a 1931 American comedy film directed by Leslie Pearce and starring Laura La Plante, Lew Cody and Joan Marsh. It is based on the 1923 Broadway play of the same title by Lynn Starling. The film's sets were designed by the art director Charles A. Cadwallader.
A woman's supposedly dead first husband turns up, much to the consternation of her second husband. Meanwhile, her younger sister attempts to carry on two romances with a newspaper reporter and a wealthy Englishman.
- Laura La Plante as Gertrude Lennox
- Lew Cody as Philip Lord
- Joan Marsh as Doris Bellamy
- William Janney as Gregory Brown
- Harry Myers as Harvey Lennox
- Claud Allister as Victor Staunton
- Aileen Carlyle as Alice
- Aggie Herring as Maggie
- Edgar Norton as Williams
- Walker p.575
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