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The great McGinty

Comedy about the rise and fall of a small-time, bribe-happy politician. Previews of other films follow the feature.

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  • "Comedy about the rise and fall of a small-time, bribe-happy politician. Previews of other films follow the feature."@en
  • "This burlesque of the political process has, as its centre, a hustler-politician who rides to the governorship on a wave of corruption. He brings about his downfall in the one crazy minute that he decides to try for reform. Too deeply cynical about politics to qualify as acute political satire, like other Sturges's films, McGinty stands as a highly original, ironic satire of American ideals, notably the success ethic (the Lincoln theme: every bum can become a governor) and parody of movie conventions themselves (here, for example, flashbacks and the woman behind the man theme). The world of Sturges's films is also a multi-focus, irrevernt encapsulation of the speed-driven society ('the cock-eyed caravan'), dialogue comedy's equivalent of the best American 'silent' comedy."@en
  • "Comedy about political corruption concerning the rise and fall of a small-time, bribe-happy politician."@en
  • "A hobo and a crook have a hectic political career. Dan McGinty is a hungry hobo who makes ends meet and wows the ballot-stuffers by voting 37 times in an election for Mayor. He ultimately ends up a Mayor and a Governor."@en
  • "A hobo and a crook have a hectic political career. Dan McGinty is a hungry hobo who makes ends meet and wows the ballot-stuffers by voting 37 times in an election for Mayor. He ultimately ends up a Mayor and a Governor."
  • ""An opportunist (Brian Donlevy) turns corruption into a promising political career but struggles to stay on top when he tries to go honest.""@en
  • "This burlesque of the political process has, as its centre, a hustler-politician who rides to the governorship on a wave of corruption. He brings his downfall upon himself in the one crazy minute when he decides to try for reform. Too deeply cynical about politics to qualify as acute political satire, like other Sturges's films, 'McGinty' stands as a highly original, ironic satire of American ideals, notably the success ethic (the Lincoln theme: every bum can become a governor) and parody of movie conventions themselves (here, for example, flashbacks and the woman behind the man theme). The world of Sturges's films is also a multi-focus, irreverent encapsulation of the speed-driven society ('the cock-eyed caravan'), dialogue comedy's equivalent of the best American 'silent' comedy."@en
  • "Comedy about the rise and fall of a small-time, bribe-happy politician. He becomes the protege of a political boss who guides and schemes McGinty to Alderman, Mayor, and ultimately Governor with a series of payoffs, kickbacks, and bribes."@en
  • "Dan McGinty is highly successful in his chosen profession, crooked politics, but risks it all in a moment of honesty."@en

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  • "Feature films"@en
  • "Films comiques."
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  • "Fiction films."@en
  • "Advertising."
  • "Drama."@en
  • "Comedy films."@en
  • "Comedy films."
  • "Feature films."@en
  • "Feature films."
  • "Drama"@en
  • "Video recordings for the hearing impaired."@en

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  • "The great McGinty"
  • "The great McGinty"@en
  • "Gouverneur malgré lui"
  • "The Great McGinty (Film)"
  • "Great Mc Ginty"
  • "The great McGinty /"@en
  • "The great McGinty /"
  • "Great McGinty (Film)"
  • "Great McGinty. [Trailer] /"
  • "The Great McGinty"
  • "The Great McGinty"@en
  • "The Great McGinty = Gouverneur malgré lui"