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Beau James

1957
1h 45m
Biography/Drama
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Cast

Bob Hope (Mayor James J. 'Jimmy' Walker)Vera Miles (Betty Compton)Paul Douglas (Chris Nolan)Alexis Smith (Allie Walker)Darren McGavin (Charley Hand)Joe Mantell (Bernie Williams - Broadway producer)Horace McMahon (Prosecutor)Richard Shannon (Dick Jackson)Willis Bouchey (Arthur Julian)Sid Melton (Sid Nash)George Jessel (George Jessel)Walter Catlett (Gov. Alfred E. 'Al' Smith)Eric Alden (Reporter)Hy Anzell (Reporter)Babette Bain (Puerto Rican Child)Russ Bender (Reporter)Jack Benny (Jack Benny)John Benson (Photographer)

Director

Melville Shavelson

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Synopsis

Biopic of the political career of Jimmy Walker, flamboyant and somewhat corrupt Mayor of New York City from 1926-1932.

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