I Entrust My Wife to You

I Entrust My Wife to You (German: Ich vertraue Dir meine Frau an) is a 1943 German comedy film directed by Kurt Hoffmann and starring Heinz Rühmann, Adina Mandlová, and Werner Fuetterer.[1] In order to keep an eye on his wife, who he suspects of wishing to commit adultery while he is away at an international conference, an inventor asks his friend to keep any eye on her. His wife in turn suspects that he is planning to have an affair with his secretary while he is away.

I Entrust My Wife to You
Directed byKurt Hoffmann
Written by
Produced byHeinz Rühmann
CinematographyWilly Winterstein
Edited byElisabeth Pewny
Music byFranz Grothe
Distributed byDeutsche Filmvertriebs
Release date
  • 2 April 1943 (1943-04-02)
Running time
88 minutes



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder, p. 236.


  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
  • Hake, Sabine (2001). Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. Austin: University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-73458-6.

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