Craig's Wife

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Craig's Wife ★★★ 1936

A classic soap opera about a pitiful woman driven to total ruin by her desire for social acceptance and material wealth. Russell makes her surprisingly sympathetic. Based on a Pulitzer Prizewinning George Kelly play. Remake of a silent film, was also remade as “Harriet Craig.” 75m/B VHS . Rosalind Russell, John Boles, Alma Kruger, Jane Darwell, Billie Burke; D: Dorothy Arzner.