My Kingdom for a Cook

My Kingdom for a Cook is a 1943 American comedy film directed by Richard Wallace, which stars Charles Coburn, Marguerite Chapman, and Bill Carter.

My Kingdom for a Cook
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Directed byRichard Wallace
Produced byP. J. Wolfson
Screenplay byHarold Goldman
Andrew Solt
Joseph Hoffman
Jack Henley
Story byLili Hatvany
Andrew Solt
StarringCharles Coburn
Marguerite Chapman
Bill Carter
Music byM. W. Stoloff
CinematographyFranz F. Planer
Edited byOtto Meyer
Release date
  • August 31, 1943 (1943-08-31) (US)[1]
Running time
81 minutes
CountryUnited States


A visiting British emissary on a goodwill tour of the United States struggles to replace his long-standing cook when he is unable to join him on the journey.

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  1. ^ "My Kingdom for a Cook: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on September 4, 2017. Retrieved September 4, 2017.

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