The Best Man

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner, USA, 1963

USA, 1963


Cast and Credits

Production United Artists
Director Franklin J. Schaffner
Scenario Gore Vidal
Story Gore Vidal [Play]
Director of Photography Gore Vidal
Composer Mort Lindsey
Cast Edie Adams [Mabel Cantwell]
Shelley Berman [Sheldon Bascomb]
Mahalia Jackson [Mahalia Jackson]
Margaret Leighton [Alice Russell]
Cliff Robertson [Senator Cantwell]
Ann Sothern [Mrs. Gamadge]
Lee Tracy [Hackstader]
Henry Fonda [William Russell]

Technical specifications
Technical Details: ,Length: 105 minutes
Sound System: not indicated

Reviews in German: "spannende Inszenierung, die die Fragen nach dem Verhältnis von Politik und
Moral, Macht und Korruption, pointiert stellt und durchspielt." (ARD Presse)

General Information

The Best Man is a motion picture produced in the year 1963 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, with Edie Adams, Shelley Berman, Lee Tracy, Mahalia Jackson, Margaret Leighton, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file;

Bibliography Cahiers du Cinéma Nr. 159

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