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The other party is disorganized. Five men are vying for the party nomination. As the first ballot closes, the front-runners decide how badly they want the job because no one has a majority.
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The Best Man is a 1964 American political drama film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner with a screenplay by Gore Vidal based on his 1960 play of the same title. Starring Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, and Lee Tracy, the film details the seamy political maneuverings behind the nomination of a presidential candidate. The supporting cast features Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton, Ann Sothern, Shelley Berman, Gene Raymond, and Kevin McCarthy.Lee Tracy was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance, and it was his final film.
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