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Politics (1931) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Charles Reisner .

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The Politics of Yankee Doodle Dandy – Exclusive Guest Post by Author Alan K. Rode (Michael Curtiz: A Life)

By Guest Post on Nov 20, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

The Politics of Yankee Doodle Dandy The notion for a biographical film about legendary show business powerhouse George M. Cohan had been kicking around Hollywood since the late 1930s. The father of American musical comedy claimed to be born on July 4, 1878 and began treading the boards at age eight ... Read full article


o/t: Dial B for Brexit: how Hitchcock would explain Britain?s current politics

By John Grant on Apr 19, 2017 From Noirish

Peter Bradshaw Wednesday 19 April 2017 15.10 BST The president of the European council, Donald Tusk, says that, what with the Brexit shock and Theresa May?s snap election, our political events have been directed by Alfred Hitchcock ? cheekily quoting the celebrated director?s maxim that a good film ... Read full article


Election Day is Here! Classic Films about American Politics…

By minooallen on Nov 8, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Election Day is Here! GET OUT AND VOTE! After a year and half stuck in a sea of seemingly non-stop political inundation, the day of reckoning has finally arrived: Election Day. Well, at least for our American readers anyway… And, while this election season has certainly been, well, interesting... Read full article


The Gorgeous Hussy: Franchot & Politics

By Franchot Tone Fan on Nov 7, 2016 From Finding Franchot: Exploring the Life and Career of Franchot Tone

I'll conclude my Franchot & Politics series with a look at the 1936 film The Gorgeous Hussy. Directed by Clarence Brown and based on the 1934 novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams, The Gorgeous Hussy was a period piece designed for Joan Crawford in the part of Peggy Eaton. In addition to Crawford, the f... Read full article


Advise & Consent: Franchot & Politics

By Franchot Tone Fan on Oct 30, 2016 From Finding Franchot: Exploring the Life and Career of Franchot Tone

When I learned of Pop Culture Reverie's timely Hail to the Chief Blogathon, I knew I had to write about Franchot Tone's portrayal of the fictional U.S. president in Otto Preminger's 1962 drama Advise & Consent. Last costarring with Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman in 1951's Capra film Here Comes the G... Read full article


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Ivy Higgins: Put that foot down where it belongs!
Peter Higgins: If I did, you wouldn't be able to sit down for months!


Ivy Higgins: If it wasn't for us women, where would you men be?
Peter Higgins: In the Garden of Eden eatin' apples.


Hattie Burns: Well, what's your proposition?
Jim Curango: Well, just this... if I let you in as mayor, all I want to do is handle the business end of the office, and you can handle the social welfare and public improvements.
Hattie Burns: Oh, well, the first public improvement I'm gonna make is to run you outta town.


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