Kill the Umpire

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1950
  • Running time: 78 min
Kill the Umpire is a 1950 baseball comedy film starring William Bendix and Una Merkel, directed by Lloyd Bacon and written by Frank Tashlin. Bendix two years earlier had portrayed baseball player Babe Ruth in the biographical film The Babe Ruth Story. read more

Kill the Umpire is a 1950 baseball comedy film starring William Bendix and Una Merkel, directed by Lloyd Bacon and written by Frank Tashlin. Bendix two years earlier had portrayed baseball player Babe Ruth in the biographical film The Babe Ruth Story. One of the ballplayers in this picture is played by Jeff Richards, billed as Richard Taylor, a minor-league ballplayer before becoming an actor.

Original Release

04/27/1950

US Release

04/27/1950

Cast

William Bendix Bill 'Two Call' Johnson
Una Merkel Betty Johnson
Ray Collins Jonah Evans
Gloria Henry Lucy Johnson
Jeff Richards Bob Landon
Connie Marshall Suzie Johnson
William Frawley Jimmy O'Brien
Tom D'Andrea Roscoe Snooker
Alan Hale Jr. Harry Shea
Phil Adams Minor Role
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Lloyd Bacon

Writers

Frank Tashlin

Cast

William Bendix Bill 'Two Call' Johnson
Una Merkel Betty Johnson
Ray Collins Jonah Evans
Gloria Henry Lucy Johnson
Jeff Richards Bob Landon
Connie Marshall Suzie Johnson
William Frawley Jimmy O'Brien
Tom D'Andrea Roscoe Snooker
Alan Hale Jr. Harry Shea
Phil Adams Minor Role
Eric Bergman Umpire Instructor
Gilly Campbell Catcher
Dudley Dickerson Groundskeeper
Billy Gray The Boy Catcher / Boy Playing Baseball
Tommy Ivo Boy Second Baseman / Boy Playing Baseball
Jackie Jackson Boy
Tommy Mann Minor Role
Larry Olsen Johnny
Bill Schuster Shortstop
Emil Sitka Irate Baseball Fan

Producers

John Beck Producer

Editors

Charles Nelson

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