Comedy · Missing for seven years and presumed dead, a woman returns home on the day of her husband's second marriage. My Favorite Wife is a screwball comedy produced and co-written by Leo McCarey and directed by Garson Kanin. The picture stars Irene Dunne as a woman who returns to her husband and children after being shipwrecked on a tropical island for several years, and Cary Grant as her husband. The story is an. Irene Dunne (Actor), Cary Grant (Actor), Garson Kanin (Director) & 0 more Rated: Cary Grant and Irene Dunne star in this classic romantic comedy about a man with one spouse too many--and the resulting legal and romantic dilemma--My Favorite Wife. Seven years ago, Nick Arden's.
Jun 1, Leo McCarey was supposed to both produce and direct My Favorite Wife, but an illness forced him to relinquish the director's chair to Garson Kanin, who did a splendid job. This hilarious retread of the old "Enoch Arden" legend stars Irene Dunne as Ellen, who returns home to her husband Nick (Cary Grant). Overview of My Favorite Wife, , directed by Garson Kanin, with Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, at Turner Classic Movies. Based on Lord Tennyson's poem, "Enoch Arden," My Favorite Wife () once again pairs Irene Dunne and Cary Grant in a romantic farce. The two first appeared together in The Awful Truth (), a classic screwball comedy directed by Leo McCarey. Working with Sam and Bella Spewack on the original story, McCarey.