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A Word to the Wives

A Word to the Wives is a 1955 sponsored comedy film about two women, one of whom wants a new kitchen, and decides to trick her husband, with the help of her friend, to buy that new kitchen. She leaves her husband alone as she visits a relative. He tries to prepare some simple meals while she is away, and learns how much the kichen is falling apart. It was produced by Telamerica and is now in the public domain.

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Housewife Jane Peters is envious her friend Alice's new ranch house. At her Alice's suggestion, she decides to trick her husband, George, into buying a new kitchen. Jane leaves her husband and son alone while she visits her mother in Cleveland. George is completely incompetent when trying to cook for himself and his son in their aging kitchen. After Jane returns, the Peters visit Alice and her husband and find out more about the modern conveniences in their new home. George then decides that his entire home needs replacing, and he arranges to buy a new home, complete with his wife's dream kitchen.

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