Lonely Wives (1931)
Directed by Russell Mack
Cast: Edward Everett Horton, Esther Ralston and Laura La Plante
Fantasizing he is an after hours womanizer, stuff-shirted lawyer Richard 'Dickie' Smith flirts with new secretary Kitty. Tipped off by the boozing butler Andrews, Ms. Miller sets Smith up on a date with film actress friend Diane O'Dare . The women hope to Smith will provide Ms. O'Dare with a cheap divorce from vaudeville husband "Felix, the Great Zero", for non-performance of duties. Lawyer Smith agrees to let "Felix" impersonate him at home, so he can keep dates with the women. But, wife Madeline) comes home predictably and unexpectedly.