Ruth Loomis becomes the first woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court. A staunch conservative, she immediately runs into conflict with Dan Snow, the high court's resident liberal. Although, they never agree on the issues before the Court, they develop a respect and affection for one another after several comedic encounters. Written by
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In the Supreme Court, there are only eight of them against all of her.
Did You Know?
At this point Henry Fonda, who had originated the role on the stage, was in too frail health to repeat the role in the film. See more
Justice Loomis views a pornographic film to decide it it has "redeeming social or artistic importance". This is an outdated standard for obscenity which was superseded by the so-called "Miller test" in 1973. See more
Justice Dan Snow
I don't care how you seat them, try chairs.
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Music by John Philip Sousa
Arranged by Ian Fraser See more