The Doctor Takes a Wife

The Doctor Takes a Wife is a 1940 screwball comedy film starring Loretta Young and Ray Milland as a best-selling author and medical school instructor, respectively, who find it convenient to pretend to be married, even though they initially loathe each other.

The Doctor Takes a Wife
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Directed byAlexander Hall
Written byGeorge Seaton
Ken Englund
Story byAleen Leslie
Produced byWilliam Perlberg
StarringLoretta Young
Ray Milland
Gail Patrick
CinematographySid Hickox
Edited byViola Lawrence
Music byMorris Stoloff
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • April 30, 1940 (1940-04-30)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States


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