The Farmer Takes a Wife 1935
The Farmer Takes a Wife ★★½ 1935
Henry Fonda's first film, recreating his stage role, as a mid19th century farmer at odds with the Erie canal builders and struggling to court the woman he loves. Remade as a musical in 1953. 91m/B VHS . Janet Gaynor, Henry Fonda, Charles Bickford, Slim Summerville, Jane Withers; D: Victor Fleming.