The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942)


In this WW II spy comedy, an American pilot stationed in England is flying a routine mission when the Nazis shoot down his plane. He ends up seeking shelter in the home of an unhappily married Dutch woman. She covers for the pilot by introducing him as her mentally unbalanced but basically harmless husband. A Nazi major has taken over her home, and mayhem ensues when he and her “husband” meet.

Director: Richard Wallace.
Stars: Joan Bennett, Franchot Tone, Allyn Joslyn, Cecil Cunningham, Roger Clark, Lloyd Corrigan, Lyle Latell, Georgia Caine, Barbara Brown, Erskine Sanford, Chester Clute, Hans Conried, Romaine Callender, Aubrey Mather, William Edmunds, Lloyd Bridges (uncredited).


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