How to Murder Your Wife


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| Film | USA | Colour | Comedy | 1h 58min |
| Stars: Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Terry-Thomas | Director: Richard Quine

A strip cartoonist tests out his violent scenes in real life; when his wife disappears he finds himself accused of murder

Bring The Little Woman… Maybe She’ll Die Laughing!


Jack Lemmon
Stanley Ford
Virna Lisi
Mrs Ford
British actor Terry-Thomas holds a cheroot while on the telephone
Eddie Mayehoff
Harold Lampson
Claire Trevor
Sidney Blackmer
Judge Blackstone
Max Showalter
Tobey Rawlins
Jack Albertson
Dr Bentley
Mary Wickes
Harold’s Secretary
Alan Hewitt
District Attorney
Barry Kelley
Club Member in Steam Room
William Bryant
Construction Worker
Charles Bateman
Club Member in Steam Room
Edward Faulkner
Club Member in Steam Room / Party Guest
Lauren Gilbert
Men’s Club Manager
Howard Wendell
The Trial Judge
Khigh Dhiegh
Bald Actor Playing Thug
K C Townsend
Party Girl
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Amusing preliminaries give way to dreary plot complications and an overlong courtroom scene. Leave after the first hour. (Halliwell’s)


Richard Quine
George Axelrod
Producer / Writer


Murder Inc.
Production company
United Artists
Distribution company