Dream Wife (1953)





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Clemson Reade (Cary Grant) is the kind of man who wants to marry an old-fashioned girl, one who will stay home and take care of her husband. However, he's fallen in love with Priscilla "Effie" Effington (Deborah Kerr), who has an exciting career with the State Department that she has no intention of giving up. Clemson has the poor timing of proposing marriage to Effie just as she's in the middle of trying to resolve a major political crisis with the Middle Eastern nation of Bukistan; the United … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Harbert Baker, Alfred Lewis Levitt, Sidney Sheldon
On DVD: Jun 22, 2009
Warner Bros



as Clemson Reade

as Priscilla "Effie" Ef...

as Walter McBride

as Vizier

as Ken Landwell

as Charlie Elkwood

as Henry Malvine

as Mr. Brown

as Rima

as Mrs. Landwell

as Mrs. Elkwood

as Sailor

as Mrs. Malvine

as Mrs. Parker

as Woman

as Customs Official

as Evelyn the Reception...

as Miss Temple

as Delivery Man

as Small Boy

as `Mommy'

as Woman at Airport

as Man at Airport

as Man at Airport

as Man at Airport

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Bukistanian

as Bukistanian

as Bukistanian

as Bukistanian

as Bellhop

as Headwaiter

as Captain

as Woman Cab Driver

as Truck Driver

as McBride's Assistant

as Elevator Boy

as Chambermaid

as Bukistanian/Messenge...

as Servant

as Guard

as Elevator Boy

as Bukistanian Priest

as Sir Cecil

as Clarence

as Secretary

as Secretary
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All Critics (1)

Flat sex farce.

Full Review… | July 21, 2011
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Audience Reviews for Dream Wife

Had its moments mostly because of the charisma of the cast, but the plot was naive.

Nicolas Korovessis

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