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A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
- Country: USA
- IMDB Rating: 7.8
- Genres: Drama, Romance
- Release: 1949-02-03
- Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
- Writers: Vera Caspary (adaptation) , John Klempner (Cosmopolitan Magazine novel) , Joseph L. Mankiewicz (screenplay)
- Language: English | Spanish
- Stars: Jeanne Crain , Linda Darnell , Ann Sothern , Kirk Douglas
- Runtime: 103 min
- Awards: Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
- Plot: Lora May Hollingsway, who grew up next to the wrong side of the tracks, married her boss who thinks she is just a gold digger. Rita Phipps makes as much money writing radio scripts at night as her school teacher husband does. Deborah Bishop looked great in a Navy uniform in WWII but fears she'll never be dressed just right for the Country Club set. These three wives are boarding a boat filled with children going on a picnic when a messenger on a bicycle hands them a letter addressed to all three from Addie who has just left town with one of their husbands. They won't know which one until that night.