Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
The Farmer's Wife was made by British International Pictures at Elstree Studios. It was based on the play of the same name by British novelist, poet and playwright Eden Phillpotts, known for a series of novels based on Dartmoor, in Devon.
Plot: Tibby, the wife of Samuel Sweetland (Jameson Thomas) dies, and shortly afterwards his daughter marries and leaves home, leaving him on his own with his two servants. His wife had told him that he should remarry after her death, so he pursues some local spinsters who were at his daughter's wedding after he and his housekeeper Minta (Lillian Hall-Davis) make out a list of possible ladies.
Jameson Thomas - Samuel Sweetland
Lillian Hall-Davis - Araminta Dench, his Housekeeper
Gordon Harker - Churdles Ash: his Handyman
Gibb McLaughlin - Henry Coaker
Maud Gill - Thirza Tapper
Louie Pounds - Widow Windeatt
Olga Slade - Mary Hearn: Postmistress
Ruth Maitland - Mercy Bassett
Antonia Brough – Susan