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66 Ratings

The Last Hurrah

Directed by John Ford
United States, 1958


Aging political boss Frank Skeffington tries to get reelected as mayor of an unnamed town one last time in the changing world of the 1950s, when television started to play a bigger role in the political process.

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The Last Hurrah Directed by John Ford

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1958 | 3 wins including: Best Director

BAFTA Awards

1959 | Nominee: Best Foreign Actor

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