Judge Priest
Judge Priest (1934)

In this film, Will Rogers stars as Judge William "Billy" Priest, the common-sense Kentucky jurist created by humorist Irvin S. Cobb. The Judge's easygoing manner bothers many of the self-righteous good citizens of his small… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1934
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Ford spends more time setting up a kind of slow-going Southern atmosphere, where everyone knows everyone and it's always just about time for another mint julep.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Agreeable Will Rogers vehicle from John Ford.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Will Rogers has found a part that is best suited for his talents as a populist humorist.

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jay nixon
Ugh! What a piece of slug. Racist even by 30's standard and syrupy sweet to boot. Stay away!
Randy Tippy
Surprisingly humorous social drama featuring the indomitable Will Rogers in the title role. Often cited as John Ford's favorite film, <i>Judge… More