A Fever In The Blood

  • 1961
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Political

Lacking excitement, this complicated satirical film falls a bit flat. The three main characters--senator Ameche, judge Zimbalist, Jr., and shady district attorney Kelly--all have hopes of becoming governor. But the careers of all three are jeopardized by a murder case in which they become involved. In the end, Ameche dies of a heart attack, the voters discover...read more

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Lacking excitement, this complicated satirical film falls a bit flat. The three main characters--senator Ameche, judge Zimbalist, Jr., and shady district attorney Kelly--all have hopes of becoming governor. But the careers of all three are jeopardized by a murder case in which they become

involved. In the end, Ameche dies of a heart attack, the voters discover that Kelly is really a louse, and Zimbalist, Jr., wins by a landslide. Dickinson is mere leg dressing, as usual.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Lacking excitement, this complicated satirical film falls a bit flat. The three main characters--senator Ameche, judge Zimbalist, Jr., and shady district attorney Kelly--all have hopes of becoming governor. But the careers of all three are jeopardized by a… (more)

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