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The Wife Takes a Flyer (UK title: A Yank in Dutch) is a 1942 romantic comedy film made by Columbia Pictures, directed by Richard Wallace, and starring by Joan Bennett and Franchot Tone. The screenplay was written by Jay Dratler, Gina Kaus and Harry Segall. The music score is by Werner R. Heymann.[1][2][3]

The Wife Takes a Flyer
Franchot Tone and Joan Bennett.jpg
Directed byRichard Wallace
Produced byB.P. Schulberg
Written byJay Dratler
Gina Kaus (story & screenplay)
Harry Segall (additional dialogue)
StarringJoan Bennett
Franchot Tone
Music byWerner R. Heymann
CinematographyFranz Planer
Edited byGene Havlick
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
28 April 1942
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States



  1. ^ "The Wife Takes a Flyer". AFI. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  2. ^ The Wife Takes a Flyer at AllMovie
  3. ^ The Wife Takes a Flyer

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