Advise And Consent

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Political

Incisive, sometimes brutal, study of American high politics, based on Allen Drury's best-selling novel, featuring outstanding performances from the leads and a great collection of character actors. Fonda has been appointed Secretary of State, and the film revolves around his appointment's confirmation by the US Senate. Pidgeon and his cohorts are trying...read more

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Advise And Consent - Official Trailer
04:44 — Gripping, classic Washington drama dealing with the power plays that erupt when a controversial politician is nominated for Secretary of State. Direct (more…)
(Movie Clip) Are You Loyal?
Robert Leffingwell (Henry Fonda) is a nominee for Secretary of State before a committee headed by Senator Anderson (Don Murray) and bedeviled by Senat (more…)
(Movie Clip) Cockpit Of Angry Emotion
Director Otto Preminger's view of the U.S. Senate in session, senators Munson (Walter Pidgeon), Knox (Edward Andrews), colorful Cooley (Charles Laught (more…)
(Movie Clip) Dolly and the Senator
Senator Munson (Walter Pidgeon) visits the widow Dolly Harrison (Gene Tierney, in her comeback role) after a Washington party in Otto Preminger's Advi (more…)

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Thu Dec 28 6:00am
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Adaptation of Allen Drury's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel chronicles the various political machinations set in motion during the confirmation hearings involving the appointment of a controversial Secretary of State. Drury served as technical adviser on the (more…)

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