Item #: 108086
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Drama about the rise and fall of a corrupt southern governor who promises his way to power. Broderick Crawford portrays Willie Stark, who, once he is elected, finds that his vanity and power lust prove to be his downfall. The film is based on the 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Robert Penn Warren.
Directed by Robert Rossen. With Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek. The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer ...
Still of John Derek, Broderick Crawford, John Ireland and Anne Seymour ...
It's a classic for a reason, but it's only likely to appeal to older kids who are intrigued by politics.
A savage indictment of the system, this was the Primary Colors of its day and it still packs one hell of a punch.