|The Bigamist (1953)
Run time: Approved | 80 min | Drama
Director: Ida Lupino
Writers: Lawrence B. Marcus, Lou Schor
Stars: Joan Fontaine, Ida Lupino,
Taglines: Wanted by two women!
WANTED BY TWO WOMEN!
A woman discovers her husband has another family in another city.
1) There are several in-jokes about Santa Claus and Kris Kringle in the film, all at the expense of co-star Edmund Gwenn who played Kringle in the film Miracle on 34th Street (1947).
2) The first instance of a female star directing herself.
3) This would be the last feature film directed by Ida Lupino for more than 12 years until The Trouble with Angels (1966).
4) During the tour of the Hollywood stars, the driver points out the home of Edmund Gwenn, the star of Miracle on 34th Street (1947). Gwenn is in fact also in the film, playing Mr Jordan.