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The Judge Steps Out (1948)

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91 min | Comedy, Drama

A Boston judge bored with his life leaves his family and heads off for adventure. He gets a job as a short-order cook at a roadside diner and soon finds romance with the pretty owner. He also gets involved in helping her adopt an orphan. ...See moreA Boston judge bored with his life leaves his family and heads off for adventure. He gets a job as a short-order cook at a roadside diner and soon finds romance with the pretty owner. He also gets involved in helping her adopt an orphan. His bliss may be short-lived when he has to choose between staying at the diner or returning home. Written by Daniel Bubbeo See less
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Writers
Boris Ingster (screenplay) (story) | Alexander Knox (screenplay)
Producer
Michael Kraike (as Michel Kraike)
Cinematographer
Robert De Grasse (as Robert de Grasse)
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Status
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Updated Feb 1, 1948

Release date
Jun 11, 1949 (United States)

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78 cast members
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Alexander Knox
Judge Thomas Bailey Judge Thomas Bailey   See fewer
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Frieda Inescort
Evelyn Bailey Evelyn Bailey   See fewer
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Myrna Dell
Mrs. Joan Winthrop Mrs. Joan Winthrop   See fewer
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Ian Wolfe
Hector Brown Hector Brown   See fewer
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H.B. Warner
Chief Justice Hayes Chief Justice Hayes   See fewer
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Martha Hyer
Catherine Bailey Struthers III Catherine Bailey Struthers III   See fewer
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James Warren
John Struthers III John Struthers III   See fewer
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Whitford Kane
Dr. Charles P. Boyd Dr. Charles P. Boyd   See fewer
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Harry Hayden
Judge Davis Judge Davis   See fewer
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Anita Sharp-Bolster
Martha, the Maid (as Anita Bolster) Martha, the Maid (as Anita Bolster)   See fewer
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Robert Bray
Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Bronson
Harriett (uncredited) Harriett (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ivan Browning
Dining Car Steward (uncredited) Dining Car Steward (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bryar
Dining Truck Driver (uncredited) Dining Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Cabeen
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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George M. Carleton
Evelyn's Attorney (uncredited) Evelyn's Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Chandler
Train Station Agent (uncredited) Train Station Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Clarke
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Coleman
Restaurant Waiter (uncredited) Restaurant Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Lawyer (uncredited) Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ellen Corby
Mother at Party (uncredited) Mother at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grahame Covert
Elevator Operator (uncredited) Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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William B. Davidson
Colonel Bright (uncredited) Colonel Bright (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Davis
Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gail Davis
Young Mother with Baby Carriage (uncredited) Young Mother with Baby Carriage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Earle S. Dewey
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Dunham
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Eaton
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Erway
Holmby (uncredited) Holmby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Everton
Superior Court Judge (uncredited) Superior Court Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Fadden
Sheriff (uncredited) Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklyn Farnum
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Faulkner
Deputy (uncredited) Deputy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Flynn
'Swede' Swenson (uncredited) 'Swede' Swenson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Forbes
Margaret (uncredited) Margaret (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gargan
Attorney (uncredited) Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Gordon
Annie, the Scrub Woman (uncredited) Annie, the Scrub Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Gray
Boy at Birthday Party (uncredited) Boy at Birthday Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Hamilton
Diner on Train (uncredited) Diner on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Harvey
Mr. Parker (uncredited) Mr. Parker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Harvey
John Struthers II (uncredited) John Struthers II (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russell Hicks
Superior Court Judge (uncredited) Superior Court Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leza Holland
Maid (uncredited) Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Diner on Train (uncredited) Diner on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elmer Jerome
Superior Court Judge (uncredited) Superior Court Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Keane
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Keene
Mrs. Winthrop's Attorney (uncredited) Mrs. Winthrop's Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Kennedy
Jack, the Court Receptionist (uncredited) Jack, the Court Receptionist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Photographer with Reporter (uncredited) Photographer with Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Lee
Jack - State Trooper (uncredited) Jack - State Trooper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Lee
Welfare Worker (uncredited) Welfare Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carol Leeds
Girl at Birthday Party (uncredited) Girl at Birthday Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Babe London
Mother at Party (uncredited) Mother at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Mayes
Red Cap Porter (uncredited) Red Cap Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Meader
Man on Train (uncredited) Man on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Miller
Superior Court Judge (uncredited) Superior Court Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peggy Miller
Girl at Birthday Party (uncredited) Girl at Birthday Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Miller
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gregory Moffett
Boy at Birthday Party (uncredited) Boy at Birthday Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Newton
Emily (uncredited) Emily (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Nurney
Headwaiter (uncredited) Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Broderick O'Farrell
Dining Car Steward (uncredited) Dining Car Steward (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Parsons
Superior Court Judge (uncredited) Superior Court Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jason Robards Sr.
Police Officer Maloney (uncredited) Police Officer Maloney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Sayre
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey Simpson
Dining Truck Driver (uncredited) Dining Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Steers
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Toone
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elena Warren
Charwoman (uncredited) Charwoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Wells
Shirley (uncredited) Shirley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Wood
Cabot Royce Winthrop (uncredited) Cabot Royce Winthrop (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 260 votes