|The Farmer's Wife|
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|Directed by|| Norman Lee |
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Written by|| Leslie Arliss |
|Based on|| The Farmer's Wife |
by Eden Phillpotts
|Starring|| Basil Sydney |
|Music by||Guy Jones|
|Edited by||Flora Newton|
|Distributed by||Pathé Pictures|
|19 April 1941 (UK)|
For other works by the same name, see The Farmer's Wife (disambiguation)
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