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Tell It to the Judge (1949)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  18 November 1949 (USA)
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Marsha Meredith, an attorney-at-law, is nominated for a Federal judgeship, but her nomination is opposed by a 'Good-Government' group who think her divorce makes her unfit for the job. This... See full summary »



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Cast overview:
Alexander Darvac
Ginger Simmons
Judge MacKenzie Meredith
Fay Baker ...
Valerie Hobson
Katherine Warren ...
Kitty Lawton (as Katharine Warren)
George Ellerby
Alonzo K. Roogle
Grandon Rhodes ...
Ken Craig


Marsha Meredith, an attorney-at-law, is nominated for a Federal judgeship, but her nomination is opposed by a 'Good-Government' group who think her divorce makes her unfit for the job. This evolves into situations, happening in Flordia, New England, Washington D.C. and the Adirondacks, such as the misunderstood husband trying to win back his wife, and the misunderstood wife trying to make her husband jealous, and one case of mistaken identity after another, after another. Written by Les Adams <>

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Rosalind returns to comedy...with a BANG!


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Release Date:

18 November 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flitterwochen mit Hindernissen  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 2, 1950 with Rosalind Russell and Robert Cummings reprising their film roles. See more »


Referenced in Hill Street Blues: Larry of Arabia (1986) See more »

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Fantastic Comedy not available on DVD
24 April 2010 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

This is a fantastic comedy, fast, dynamic, clever and played extremely well by Rosalid Russell and Robert Cummings. Their chemistry is what makes comedies like this work so well, not a moment of boredom, pure laughter!! It's a real pity this is not available on DVD in Europe, I would buy it straight away!! Well...I would buy any movie with Rosalind Russell, especially her comedies. Such actresses are rare to find, she was absolutely great, one of the best and is a real pity that she is so forgotten today. Her timing and skills were absolutely unique, not many actresses are able to carry a comedy like she used to! Also Robert Cummings was very effective, don't know this actor much but I think I will try to find out more about him now!

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