About the film
based on novel or book husband wife relationship irish-american black humor politician election campaign family secrets class differences co-workers relationship uncle nephew relationship political satire town mayor usa politics mayoral campaign mayoral candidate social prejudices mayoral election
The Last Hurrah
Release Date: December 31, 1958
|Slogan||:||«… something to shout about!»|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures|
|Writers||:||Frank S. Nugent, Edwin O'Connor|
In a changing world where television has become the main source of information, Adam Caulfield, a young sports journalist, witnesses how his uncle, Frank Skeffington, a veteran and honest politician, mayor of a New England town, tries to be reelected while bankers and captains of industry conspire in the shadows to place a weak and manageable candidate in the city hall.