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You Can't Fool Your Wife (1940)





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In this comedy, a busybody mother-in-law (Emma Dunn) succeeds in her attempts to break up the marriage between her daughter, Clara (Lucille Ball), and her son-in-law, Andrew (James Ellison). However, when the estranged couple each attend a masquerade ball, they unwittingly find themselves drawn to one another.


Lucille Ball
as Clara Hinklin/Mercedes Vasquez
James Ellison
as Andrew Hinklin
Robert Coote
as Battincourt
Emma Dunn
as Mom Fields
William Halligan
as J.R. Gillespie
Oscar O'Shea
as Chaplain
Rosina Galli
as Mama Brentoni
Charles Lane
as Salesman
Patsy O'Byrne
as Hotel Maid
Dell Henderson
as Hotel Manager
Minerva Urecal
as Mrs. Doolittle
Leo Cleary
as Mr. Doolittle
Max Wagner
as Burglar
Walter Sande
as Young Gillespie
Irving Bacon
as Lippincott
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