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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
Fay Baker ...
Valerie Hobson
Katherine Warren ...
Kitty Lawton (as Katharine Warren)
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George Ellerby
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Alonzo K. Roogle
Grandon Rhodes ...
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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Passed | See all certifications »
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18 November 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flitterwochen mit Hindernissen  »

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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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Anemic marital shenanigans...
22 July 2008 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Thin comedy rests solely on the appeal of the stars, and Rosalind Russell and Robert Cummings are a very companionable screen-team. She's a smart, sharp, yet somewhat clumsy lady lawyer--being nominated for judgeship--whose career may be hindered by her association with Cummings, the no-goodnik ex-husband still in love with her. Some funny set-pieces (such as Roz's bit involving a lipstick mistake) and a predictably sunny, smooth supporting performance by Gig Young as a dashing Romeo make it tolerable, but the script and characters are really second hand. There's a curious, but ridiculous skiing sequence that serves no purpose (except to make Cummings look foolish) and Norman Foster's direction is balky. ** from ****


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