Craig's Wife
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Craig's Wife
After several light comedy roles, Rosalind Russell proved her salt as a dramatic film actress in this 1936 adaptation of George Kelly's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Craig's Wife. Russell plays Harriet Craig, whose obsession with keeping her house and its furnishings spotless has driven away most of her friends. Harriet's husband Walter (John Boles) loves her and will not brook any criticism of her fastidiousness. But even he has a breaking point: this comes when, during a moment of dire crisis, she reveals that she is more concerned with her own well-being than her husband's.… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The young Rosalind Rusell gives a tour de force performance as the obsessive wife in Dorothy Arzner's 1936 critique of patriarchal culture."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"An indictment of a system where womanhood is made to deform itself"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"A masterpiece of double meaning, pulled off with wit and verve."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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