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Hired Wife

1940 1h 33m Romance Comedy List
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Stephen Dexter (Brian Aherne) is a business owner searching for a way to protect his company from an aggressive effort by his competitors to take control. Under the guidance of attorney Roger Van Horn (Robert Benchley), Dexter agrees to marry his secretary, Kendal Browning (Rosalind Russell), in order to sign over his company to her and keep it from the competition. However, when it comes time for the divorce, Kendal isn't so willing to acquiesce, since she really does love him. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis Stephen Dexter (Brian Aherne) is a business owner searching for a way to protect his company from an aggressive effort by his competitors to take control. Under the guidance of attorney Roger Van Horn (Robert Benchley), Dexter agrees to marry his secretary, Kendal Browning (Rosalind Russell), in order to sign over his company to her and keep it from the competition. However, when it comes time for the divorce, Kendal isn't so willing to acquiesce, since she really does love him.
Director
William A. Seiter
Producer
Glenn Tryon
Genre
Romance, Comedy
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 33m