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Guest Wife
Directed bySam Wood
Written byJohn D. Klorer
Bruce Manning
Produced byJack H. Skirball
StarringClaudette Colbert
Don Ameche
Dick Foran
CinematographyJoseph A. Valentine
Edited byWilliam Morgan
Music byDaniele Amfitheatrof
Greentree Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • July 27, 1945 (1945-07-27)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States

Guest Wife is a 1945 American comedy film directed by Sam Wood, written by Bruce Manning and John Klorer, and starring Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, and Dick Foran. It is also known as What Every Woman Wants.

The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture (Daniele Amfitheatrof).


Banker Christopher Price from the humdrum town of Keetoosen, Ohio, is happily married to Mary, and the couple are just about to go to New York on their second honeymoon. However, Chris' old childhood friend Joe Parker, a known newspaper reporter who has been stationed abroad, sends him a message just before they begin their journey.

Joe arrives in Keetoosen before the couple leaves, and explains that he has lied to his boss about being married to Mary, to get a longer vacation in the past. Now, he is to work in New York, and needs to "borrow" Mary to pretend that she is his wife, to save his career. Mary wants nothing to do with this, but Chris agrees to help out, lending Joe his wife.

Joe and Mary go ahead to New York, but Chris is delayed because the trains are full. When they arrive to New York, Joe and Mary are taken to a press conference immediately, and their picture ends up all over the papers. It turns out Joe's lies were a tad larger than he first said, since he has faked letters from his loving wife - letters that his boss, Arthur Truesdale Worth, has read.

Chris experiences some large bumps on his way to New York, as his boss Arnold sees the pictures of Joe and Mary in the papers, and believes Chris is an adulterer. Arnold forces Chris to stay on in Keetoosen a few days longer to fend off a scandal.

Another person from Keetoosen recognizes Mary clubbing with Joe in New York. When Chris eventually makes it to New York the evening after, Worth and other people get suspicious of his interest in "Mrs. Parker". Eventually Mary pretends to be in love with Joe, and even tells her friend Suzy about this. On invitation from Worth, she comes out to Long Island to his house, with Joe as company.

Chris finds out where they are and sneaks into the house. He finds Joe and Mary under a romantic night sky on a balcony, and believes Mary has fallen for the reporter. The truth is that Mary pretends to be suicidal, threatening to jump off the balcony because Joe doesn't return her feelings for him. Chris knocks out Joe and takes Mary away in his car. Joe takes the opportunity to play the devastated husband who has been left by his wife, and gets sympathy from Worth. Mary is quite happy with Chris' actions and that he finally stood up to his friend.[1]



  1. ^ "Guest Wife".

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