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My Kingdom for a Cook (1943)

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81 min | Comedy, Romance

Rudyard Morley, an eccentric ambassador from the Court of Saint James, is on a good-will lecture tour of the United States. His English gourmet cook is unable to accompany him, and this upsets him more than a little bit. He hires away a ...See moreRudyard Morley, an eccentric ambassador from the Court of Saint James, is on a good-will lecture tour of the United States. His English gourmet cook is unable to accompany him, and this upsets him more than a little bit. He hires away a cook of eighteen years service to a New England socialite. This act of diplomatic-rudeness gives rise to several complication which grow more complicated when Morley's daughter begins a romance with the son of the socialite. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Harold Goldman (screenplay) | Andrew Solt (screenplay) (story) | Jack Henley (screenplay) | Joseph Hoffman (screenplay) | Lily Hatvany (story)
Cinematographer
Franz Planer (as Franz F. Planer)
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Updated Oct 27, 1943

Release date
Oct 27, 1943 (United States)

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64 cast members
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Charles Coburn
Rudyard Morley Rudyard Morley   See fewer
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Marguerite Chapman
Pamela Morley Pamela Morley   See fewer
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Bill Carter
Lt. Mike Scott Lt. Mike Scott   See fewer
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Isobel Elsom
Lucille Scott Lucille Scott   See fewer
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Mary Wickes
Agnes Willoughby Agnes Willoughby   See fewer
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Eddy Waller
Sam Thornton Sam Thornton   See fewer
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Ralph Peters
Lars 'Pretty Boy' Peterson Lars 'Pretty Boy' Peterson   See fewer
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Ivan F. Simpson
Professor Harlow Professor Harlow   See fewer
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Reginald Sheffield
Reuter's English Reporter Reuter's English Reporter   See fewer
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Melville Cooper
Angus Sheffield Angus Sheffield   See fewer
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Jessie Arnold
Mrs. Forsythe (uncredited) Mrs. Forsythe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Sheriff (uncredited) Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gladys Blake
Miss Brooks (uncredited) Miss Brooks (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Brissac
Mrs. Harris (uncredited) Mrs. Harris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Brown
Mrs. Brandon (uncredited) Mrs. Brandon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Brown
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Romaine Callender
Clifton (uncredited) Clifton (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Chandler
Sam, Gas Man (uncredited) Sam, Gas Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Conklin
Taxicab Driver (uncredited) Taxicab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gino Corrado
Duck Carver (uncredited) Duck Carver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Dearing
Motor Policeman (uncredited) Motor Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Earle S. Dewey
Man in Washroom (uncredited) Man in Washroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Motor Policeman (uncredited) Motor Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sarah Edwards
Woman in Employment Office (uncredited) Woman in Employment Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Elliott
Man in Pullman Car (uncredited) Man in Pullman Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Elliott
Janitor (uncredited) Janitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fern Emmett
Screaming Spinster in Pullman Berth (uncredited) Screaming Spinster in Pullman Berth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joel Friedkin
Lecture Attendee (uncredited) Lecture Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Hall
Worker on Truck Tailgate (uncredited) Worker on Truck Tailgate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethyl May Halls
Mrs. Mason (uncredited) Mrs. Mason (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Halton
Oliver Bradbury (uncredited) Oliver Bradbury (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
Attendee at Rudyard's Lecture (uncredited) Attendee at Rudyard's Lecture (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Hayden
Mr. Carter (uncredited) Mr. Carter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Earle Hodgins
Pocket Watch Pitchman (uncredited) Pocket Watch Pitchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathleen Howard
Mrs. Theodore Carter (uncredited) Mrs. Theodore Carter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Kane
Man in Washroom (uncredited) Man in Washroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Lawrence
Townswoman at Meeting (uncredited) Townswoman at Meeting (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Mack
Irate Man in Train Berth (uncredited) Irate Man in Train Berth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Mayne
Bearded Man (uncredited) Bearded Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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George McKay
Sam (uncredited) Sam (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert McKenzie
Dairy Foreman (uncredited) Dairy Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patsy Moran
Mrs. Thornton (uncredited) Mrs. Thornton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mantan Moreland
Train Porter (uncredited) Train Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Odette Myrtil
Madame Touchet (uncredited) Madame Touchet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shirley Patterson
Elevator Girl (uncredited) Elevator Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Price
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Constance Purdy
Woman in Employment Office (uncredited) Woman in Employment Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Robinson
Mrs. Thompson (uncredited) Mrs. Thompson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blanche Rose
Spinster (uncredited) Spinster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Sale
Schoolteacher (uncredited) Schoolteacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Talmadge
Workman (uncredited) Workman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andrew Tombes
Abe Mason (uncredited) Abe Mason (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Tyrrell
Man in Washroom (uncredited) Man in Washroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Minerva Urecal
Woman in Employment Office (uncredited) Woman in Employment Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norma Varden
Margaret, Morley's Cook (uncredited) Margaret, Morley's Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Warren
Cook (uncredited) Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lewis Wilson
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Craig Woods
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Constance Worth
Airline Auxiliary Girl (uncredited) Airline Auxiliary Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 100 votes