Beau James (1957)

Beau James

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New York City is known for choosing colorful characters for its mayors. One its most illustrious was the wisecracking, dancing and singing Mayor James J. Walker (as played by Bob Hope in a rare, serious role) who helmed the Big Apple in the 1920s. This biopic chronicles his surprising rise to power and is adapted from a book by Gene Fowler. Walker owed his mayoral post to Tammany, a powerful political organization that used its tremendous clout to get him installed. Walker, who never takes his … More

Rating: G
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
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Written By: Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose
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as Mayor James J. 'Jimm...

as Betty Compton

as Chris Nolan

as Allie Walker

as Charley Hand

as Bernie Williams

as Prosecutor

as Prosecutor

as Dick Jackson

as Arthur Julian

as Sid Nash

as Himself

as Al Smith

as Guest

as Himself
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