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The Best Man(1964)

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Brief Synopsis

Two presidential hopefuls get caught up in the dirty side of politics.

Cast & Crew

Henry Fonda William Russell
Cliff Robertson Joe Cantwell
Edie Adams Mabel Cantwell
Margaret Leighton Alice Russell
Shelley Berman Sheldon Bascomb
Lee Tracy Art Hockstader
Ann Sothern Mrs. Gamadge
Gene Raymond Don Cantwell
Kevin McCarthy Dick Jensen
John Henry Faulk T. T. Claypoole
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 6 Apr 1964
Release Date:  1964 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Millar/Turman Productions
Duration(mins):  102 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Surprisingly Riveting

    Mary Clasen 2011-09-19

    What a treat to stumble upon this well-paced, wonderfully written political picture. Gore Vidal has such a deft and realistic command of interpersonal... MORE>

  • the best man

    cassie941 2011-06-11

    only when I looked up the writer did I realize what made this a superb movie...Gore Vidal and then realized by a cast of the truly great. MORE>

  • One of the best political films

    Joe 2011-01-12

    Great film timely even today. Superb cast particularly supporting players Ann Sothern and Lee Tracy who richly deserved the Oscar for which he was... MORE>