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Design for Scandal (1941)

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85 min | Comedy, Romance

To save his job, newsman Jeff Sherman offers to help his boss get out of a swingeing alimony settlement. But his devious plan to compromise Cornelia Porter, the judge on the case, while she is on holiday at Cape Cod soon proves to be - ...See moreTo save his job, newsman Jeff Sherman offers to help his boss get out of a swingeing alimony settlement. But his devious plan to compromise Cornelia Porter, the judge on the case, while she is on holiday at Cape Cod soon proves to be - well - too devious! Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26} See less
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Writer
Lionel Houser (original screenplay)
Composer
Franz Waxman (musical score)
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Updated Dec 31, 1941

Release date
Dec 1941 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Rosalind Russell
Judge Cornelia Porter Judge Cornelia Porter   See fewer
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Walter Pidgeon
Jeff Sherman Jeff Sherman   See fewer
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Edward Arnold
Judson M. Blair Judson M. Blair   See fewer
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Lee Bowman
Walter Caldwell Walter Caldwell   See fewer
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Mary Beth Hughes
Adele Blair Adele Blair   See fewer
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Guy Kibbee
Judge Graham Judge Graham   See fewer
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Leon Belasco
Alexander Raoul Alexander Raoul   See fewer
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Bobby Larson
Freddie Freddie   See fewer
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Thurston Hall
Northcott Northcott   See fewer
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Ruth Adler
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Bartell
Blair's Aide (uncredited) Blair's Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oliver Blake
Real Estate Agent (uncredited) Real Estate Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Butler
Miner (uncredited) Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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George M. Carleton
Justice of the Peace (uncredited) Justice of the Peace (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Second Arresting Detective (uncredited) Second Arresting Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Chandler
First Taxi Driver (uncredited) First Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ken Christy
Court Bailiff (uncredited) Court Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjorie Deanne
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Dearing
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Dickson
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John Dilson
Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lester Dorr
Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Dunn
Eddie Smith (uncredited) Eddie Smith (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitchell Ingraham
Bicycle Storekeeper (uncredited) Bicycle Storekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gladden James
Mr. Wharton (uncredited) Mr. Wharton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjorie Kane
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Emmett Keane
Blair's Aide (uncredited) Blair's Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
Office Worker (uncredited) Office Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Kibbee
Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles La Torre
Headwaiter (uncredited) Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Magrill
Miner (uncredited) Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Morris
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Lee Phelps
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Tom Quinn
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Anne Revere
Nettie (uncredited) Nettie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Addison Richards
Adele's Divorce Lawyer (uncredited) Adele's Divorce Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Roquemore
Man Who Got a Manicure (uncredited) Man Who Got a Manicure (uncredited)   See fewer
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Syd Saylor
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Edward Thomas
Train Steward (uncredited) Train Steward (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Trowbridge
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Morgan Wallace
Man Whose Head is Painted (uncredited) Man Whose Head is Painted (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Watts
Snack Bar Counterman (uncredited) Snack Bar Counterman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Josephine Whittell
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlotte Wynters
Thelma (uncredited) Thelma (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 366 votes