The Best Man 1964

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The Best Man ★★★½ 1964

An incisive, darkly satiric political tract, based on Gore Vidal's play, about two presidential contenders who vie for the endorsement of the aging expresident, and trample political ethics in the process. 104m/B VHS . Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Lee Tracy, Margaret Leighton, Edie Adams, Kevin McCarthy, Ann Sothern, Gene Raymond, Shelley Berman, Mahalia Jackson; D: Franklin J. Schaffner; W: Gore Vidal; C: Haskell Wexler.