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Encyclopedia > Advise and Consent (film)

Advise and Consent is a 1962 Columbia motion picture based on the novel of the same name by Allen Drury. // Events Dr. No launches the James Bond film series, the longest-running motion picture franchise of all time, running more than 40 years. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... Allen Stuart Drury (September 2, 1918 _ September 2, 1998) was a U.S. novelist. ...


The film stars Henry Fonda as Robert Leffingwell, Charles Laughton as Senator Seab Cooley, Don Murray as Senator Brigham Anderson, Walter Pidgeon as Majority Leader Robert Munson, Peter Lawford as Senator Lafe Smith, Gene Tierney as Dolly Harrison, Franchot Tone as the President, Lew Ayres as Vice-President Harley Hudson, Burgess Meredith as Herbert Gelman, Eddie Hodges as Leffingwell's son, Paul Ford as Senator Stanley Danta, George Grizzard as Senator Fred van Ackerman, Inga Swenson as Ellen Anderson, Edward Andrews as Senator Orrin Knox, Will Geer as Minority Leader Warren Strickland, and Betty White (making her film debut) as Senator Bessie Adams. Henry Fonda in the classic 1957 film 12 Angry Men. ... Charles Laughton (1 July 1899 – 15 December 1962) was an English stage and film actor. ... Don Murray (born Donald Patrick Murray on July 29, 1929, in Hollywood, California) is an American actor. ... Walter Pidgeon Walter Pidgeon (September 23, 1897 – September 25, 1984) was a Canadian actor. ... The Rat Pack. ... Gene Tierney as the title character in Laura Gene Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American actress and former fashion model. ... Franchot Tone Franchot Tone (February 27, 1905 – September 18, 1968) was an American actor. ... publicity photo for Ayres Lew Ayres (December 28, 1908 – December 30, 1996) was an American actor. ... Burgess Meredith in Probe (1972) Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997) was a versatile American actor and is best known for portraying Rocky Balboas trainer Mickey Goldmill in the Rocky films and the Penguin in the television series Batman. ... Eddie Hodges (1947- ) is a former child actor and recording artist who left show business as an adult. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... George Grizzard (b. ... Inga Swenson (born December 29, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a Swedish-American actress who stands about 511. Swenson is best known to American audiences for her portrayal of Gretchen Kraus, the autocratic and ascerbic German cook (later Head Housekeeper) on the TV sitcom Benson. ... Andrews in the Twilight Zone episode Third from the Sun Edward Andrews (October 9, 1914 - March 8, 1985) was an American actor, most familiar today for his role as Howard Baker in Sixteen Candles. ... Will Geer (born on March 9, 1902 in Frankfort, Indiana) was an American actor. ... Betty Marion White (born January 17, 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois) is an Emmy Award-winning television actress with a career spanning 60 years, often referred to as The first lady of Television and Americas Sweetheart. She also appeared in radio programs, in movies and the theater, in commercials...


It was adapted for the screen by Wendell Mayes and was directed by Otto Preminger. Otto Ludwig Preminger (December 5, 1906 – April 23, 1986) was a film director. ...


It marked the first time a post-WWII American audience saw a gay bar in a movie. Frank Sinatra was given voice credit in the film for the playing of one of his records in the bar. Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000,000 Total dead: 50,000,000 Military dead: 8,000,000 Civilian dead: 4,000,000 Total dead 12,000,000 World War II (abbreviated WWII), or the Second World War, was a worldwide conflict... A gay bar is a drinking establishment which can vary in character as much as any other type of bar, but which caters exclusively or primarily to a gay and / or lesbian clientele. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer and Academy Award-winning actor, often cited as the finest male American popular song vocalist of the 20th century. ...


The US rights to this film were later acquired by Warner Bros. Pictures. Warner Bros. ...


 
 

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