The Constant Husband (1955)

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Comedy. A man wakes up in a hotel in Wales with no memory of who he is. He is pleased to find that he is married to a photographer in London, but when he goes to his office to ask his boss for sick leave, he is thrown out as a stranger. He also learns that he is persona non grata in his club, since he pushed a waiter over a balcony. He is abducted by the injured waiter and learns that he was also married to the waiter's relative, an Italian woman who is now a circus acrobat, and whose family run a restaurant. He retrieves a trunk of his belongings from a station and finds evidence that he was a conman and a serial bigamist. He is arrested and tried, and, ignoring his female barrister's case for the defence, admits his guilt and asks to go to prison for a quiet life away from all his 'wives', who all want him back. On leaving prison he is still sought by his wives as well as by his barrister.

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