The Last Hurrah

  • 1958
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Political

One of John Ford's weakest films. Spencer Tracy breezes through this cliched, sentimental study of a political boss like a college student showing off when asked to recite his multiplication tables. Frank Skeffington (Tracy) rises each morning to put a rose beneath the portrait of his deceased wife. His son (Arthur Walsh), an empty-headed good-for-nothing,...read more

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The Last Hurrah - Official Trailer
03:04 — Spencer Tracy plays Frank Skeffington, an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as Mayor of of a US town for the last time.
The Last Hurrah - Official Trailer
01:29 — THE LAST HURRAH is a comedy filmed in a single continuous shot. Set at a graduation party in Los Angeles, an eclectic group of brainy philosophy stude (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: One of John Ford's weakest films. Spencer Tracy breezes through this cliched, sentimental study of a political boss like a college student showing off when asked to recite his multiplication tables. Frank Skeffington (Tracy) rises each morning to put a ros… (more)

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