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Hired Wife

Directed by William A. Seiter
1940    1h 35m    Not Rated
6.6
CEO Stephen marries his secretary Kendal in name only, an arrangement made to protect his finances from an attempt at a hostile business takeover. Once the threat is neutralized, he asks Kendal for a divorce but she refuses.
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Cast of Hired Wife
  • Rosalind RussellKendal Browning
  • Brian AherneStephen Dexter
  • Virginia BrucePhyllis Walden
  • Robert BenchleyRoger Van Horn
  • John CarrollJose de Briganza
  • Hobart CavanaughWilliam
  • Richard LaneMcNab
  • William B. DavidsonMumford (as William Davidson)
  • Brooks BenedictPhyllis's Friend (uncredited)
  • Virginia BrissacMiss Collins (uncredited)
  • Gino CorradoWaiter (uncredited)
  • Selmer JacksonHudson (uncredited)
  • Janet ShawLucy - the Bride (uncredited)
  • Pat WestOffice Worker (uncredited)
  • Ralph BrooksOffice Worker
  • Leonard CareyPeterson - Butler
  • Jack ChefeNightclub Patron
  • Chester CluteMartin Peabody - Justice of the Peace
  • Paul EvertonBoard Member
  • Eddie HallSwan Club Patron
  • William HalliganLatimer
  • George HumbertChef
  • Charles JudelsPhotographer
  • Alphonse MartellWaiter
  • Frank McLureNightclub Patron
  • Edmund MortimerRestaurant Patron
  • William H. O'BrienWaiter
  • Broderick O'FarrellOffice Worker
  • Kitty O'NeilMrs. Peabody
  • Manuel ParísWaiter
  • Cyril RingOffice Worker
  • Ronald R. RondellOffice Worker
  • Rolfe SedanMaitre D'
  • Charles SmithLeo - Office Boy
  • Larry SteersOffice Worker
  • Dale Van SickelOffice Worker
  • Max WagnerStreetcar Conductor
  • Pierre WatkinCharlie - Phyllis's Escort
  • Poppy WildeSwan Club Patron
  • Suzanne RidgwayCigarette Girl (uncredited)

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