Dear Wife is a comedy film directed by Richard Haydn. Miriam Wilkins (Mona Freeman) is a teenage girl who is caught between her brother-in-law and father. Elections for state senator is near and knowing that her brother-in-law, Bill (William Holden), takes an interest in politics, she encourages him to run. Little did she know that her father, Judge Wilkins (Edward Arnold), has been nominated for state senator. Bill and Judge Wilkins aren't always on the same page when it comes to politics. Now that they are running against each other, tension arises at home. As Bill gains popularity, these in-laws find themselves fighting hard for the seat. Bill's wife Ruth (Joan Caulfield) is caught between her father and husband as Miriam is caught between her father and brother-in-law. What has Miriam gotten herself into? Watch and see how these conflicting loyalties play out. Who will win the election? Will this family resolve their tension?