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Mister Scoutmaster (1953)

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87 min | Comedy

Snobby TV star (Clifton Webb) worries that he is out of touch with the younger generation and that's why his TV show is failing. He becomes a Boy Scout leader in an effort to "get in touch." Overnight hikes and other adventures follow, all...See moreSnobby TV star (Clifton Webb) worries that he is out of touch with the younger generation and that's why his TV show is failing. He becomes a Boy Scout leader in an effort to "get in touch." Overnight hikes and other adventures follow, all centered around one small boy who takes a liking to the old curmudgeon. Written by Ed Lorusso See less
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Director
Writers
Rice E. Cochran (novel "Be Prepared") | Leonard Praskins (screenplay) | Barney Slater (screenplay)
Composer
Cyril J. Mockridge (as Cyril Mockridge)
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Updated Aug 28, 1953

Release date
Sep 2, 1953 (United States)

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45 cast members
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Clifton Webb
Robert Jordan Robert Jordan   See fewer
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Edmund Gwenn
Dr. Stone Dr. Stone   See fewer
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George Winslow
Mike Marshall (as George 'Foghorn' Winslow) Mike Marshall (as George 'Foghorn' Winslow)   See fewer
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Frances Dee
Helen Jordan Helen Jordan   See fewer
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Veda Ann Borg
Blonde Blonde   See fewer
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Jimmy Hawkins
Herbie Weber Herbie Weber   See fewer
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Jimmy Moss
Vernon Swanson Vernon Swanson   See fewer
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Sammy Ogg
Harold Johnson Harold Johnson   See fewer
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Skip Torgerson
Christy Kerns Christy Kerns   See fewer
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Lee Aaker
Arthur Arthur   See fewer
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Sarah Selby
Mrs. Weber Mrs. Weber   See fewer
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Amanda Randolph
Savannah, the Maid Savannah, the Maid   See fewer
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Otis Garth
Mr. Swanson Mr. Swanson   See fewer
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Harry Seymour
First Rummage Sale Customer First Rummage Sale Customer   See fewer
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Dee Aaker
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Adler
Harry (uncredited) Harry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Carter
Mac (uncredited) Mac (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Chefe
Man at Ceremony (uncredited) Man at Ceremony (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martin Dean
Scout #2 (uncredited) Scout #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Flournoy
Den Mother (uncredited) Den Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Fortune
Page Boy (uncredited) Page Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Gamble
Executive (uncredited) Executive (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ned Glass
News Dealer (uncredited) News Dealer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Greenway
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dabbs Greer
Fireman (uncredited) Fireman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Alan Hokanson
Den Mother (uncredited) Den Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Teddy Infuhr
Lew Blodger (uncredited) Lew Blodger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stan Malotte
Mr. Ralph Weber (uncredited) Mr. Ralph Weber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alma Mansfield
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael McLean
Cub Scout (uncredited) Cub Scout (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Second Rummage Sale Customer (uncredited) Second Rummage Sale Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Nelson
Vernon's Chauffeur (uncredited) Vernon's Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon Nelson
Scout Executive (uncredited) Scout Executive (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dee Pollock
Scout #1 (uncredited) Scout #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Stevens
Man at Ceremony (uncredited) Man at Ceremony (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Stewart
Den Mother (uncredited) Den Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Sweeney
Mr. Hackett (uncredited) Mr. Hackett (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tina Thompson
Louella, Herbie's Sister (uncredited) Louella, Herbie's Sister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert B. Williams
Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited) Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Winans
Bookworm Scout (uncredited) Bookworm Scout (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 252 votes