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Tell It to the Judge (1949)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 18 November 1949 (USA)
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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Alexander Darvac
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Ginger Simmons
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Judge MacKenzie Meredith
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Valerie Hobson
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Kitty Lawton (as Katharine Warren)
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George Ellerby
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Alonzo K. Roogle
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Ken Craig
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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 evolves into situations, happening in Florida, 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 <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Rosalind returns to comedy...with a BANG!

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Comedy | Romance

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18 November 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flitterwochen mit Hindernissen  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"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 »

Quotes

Peter B. 'Pete' Webb: [Pete and Marsha are climbing the spiral staircase in the lighthouse] Watch your heel, honey.
Marsha Meredith: You watch out for yourself.
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Referenced in Hill Street Blues: Larry of Arabia (1986) See more »

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lovely
17 January 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

one from many romantic comedies from the 40's . not extraordinary but nice. and lovely for the seductive performance of Robert Cummings. a film about true love and the situations who transforms it in project. absurd in many scenes, lovely at all, it is the genre of film who seems be open window to a past period. because it has the innocence, the great, the flavor of lost age. Rosalind Russell could be the only challenge for viewer. because it is only a decent option for the role of judge but her rhythm is very different by Cummings' and that gives some fake nuances to the story. an inspired presence - Harry Davenport in a small role. short, a lovely movie. from the heart decade of a magnificent period for cinema.


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