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Gore Vidal's The best man

Author: Franklin J SchaffnerHenry FondaCliff RobertsonGore VidalStuart MillarAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment : MGM/UA Home Video, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin J Schaffner; Henry Fonda; Cliff Robertson; Gore Vidal; Stuart Millar; Lawrence Turman; Edie Adams; Margaret Leighton; Shelley Berman; Lee Tracy; Ann Sothern; Gene Raymond; Kevin McCarthy; Haskell Wexler; Mort Lindsey; MGM/UA Home Video (Firm); MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792801415 9780792801412
OCLC Number: 42513336
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.
Credits: Director of photography, Haskell Wexler ; editor, Robert E. Swink ; music, Mort Lindsey.
Cast: Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton, Shelley Berman, Lee Tracy, Ann Sothern, Gene Raymond, Kevin McCarthy.
Awards: Academy Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Tracy).
Target Audience: MPAA: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (103 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS hi-fi format.
Other Titles: Best man
Responsibility: produced by Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Gore Vidal ; directed by Franklin Schaffner.

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Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision.

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