My Favorite Wife

Synopsis: Ellen Arden arrives 7 years after being given up for dead in a shipwreck, to find her husband Nick just remarried to Bianca. The overjoyed Nick awkwardly tries to break the news gently to Bianca. But before he can do that, an unpleasant surprise--news that Ellen has spent the 7 years on a deserted island with fellow-survivor Burkett. Nick's jealousy tries to find out the truth. Hilarious confusion reigns before Nick chooses his favorite wife.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Garson Kanin
Production: RKO Radio Pictures
 
IMDB:
7.4
Rotten Tomatoes:
85%
APPROVED
Year:
1940
88 min
34 Views


- Are you the bride, by any chance?

- No.

No, not exactly.

I'll just wait.

- My name is Arden.

- Oh, yes, Mr. Arden. Sorry.

I believe that...

Oh, nothing. Suite A.

- Suite A?

- It's our best.

- I'd rather not, if you don't mind.

- I beg your pardon?

Have you anything else?

Suite C.

I...

I couldn't take that suite A because...

Because I've been here before.

Sorry to keep you waiting, dear.

Nick.

Funny. I thought I...

Silly, silly.

Exciting, isn't it?

- I'll take this, please.

- Yes, ma'am.

Anything else, sir?

- No, no. Here.

- Thank you, sir.

Oh, darling.

- Yes?

- Waiter.

Why, Nicky. How nice.

- Shall I open it, sir?

- By all means.

I didn't order wine.

Must be a mistake.

No mistake, sir.

With the compliments of an old friend.

It's Mumm, 1921.

- I've gotta go down.

- What on earth for?

I've got to find out...

- ...if I can get some change.

- I have loads of change.

Thank you, madam.

- Be right back.

- What?

- No matches. See? No matches.

- Be careful, Nicky, darling.

There's plenty of matches. Look at that.

Plenty of matches.

- I was expecting a call...

- Hello?

Did you ring here? Thank you.

I was expecting a call.

- Is something the matter?

- No, no.

Wait a minute, I have a surprise for you.

- Like?

- Fine, fine.

- Try it on. I've one just like it. They match.

- That's quite an idea.

- Know what I need?

- What?

- A shave.

- What?

- I'll go to the barber.

- You don't need a shave.

- Your skin's smooth as a baby's.

- I feel like an ape.

- I don't mind.

- Well, I don't feel right unless I shave.

You could shave yourself. I'd love to watch.

Remember Victoria always watched Albert?

- Albert who?

- Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, silly.

Oh, well, he didn't hack himself to pieces

the way I do.

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