The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953)


Erie Canal, N.Y., 1850: Molly Larkins, cook on Jotham Klore’s canal boat, has a love-hate relationship with her boss. She hires handsome new haul-horse driver Dan Harrow and the inevitable triangle develops (complicated by Dan’s desire to farm and Molly’s to boat) against a background of the canalmen’s fight against the encroaching railroad.

Director: Henry Levin.
Stars: Betty Grable, Dale Robertson, Thelma Ritter, John Carroll, Eddie Foy Jr., Charlotte Austin, Kathleen Crowley, Merry Anders, May Wynn.


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  1. Haro57
    April 30, 2018

    In my case it plays very well both audio and video………..thanks for the website

  2. Joel
    May 2, 2018

    Glad it worked out! It’s quite a breezy little number and a dream pairing of Betty Grable and Thelma Ritter (especially with Thelma all dolled up!)

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