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The Candidate (1964)

Not Rated
84 min | Drama

Ambitious politician Frank Carlton decides to run for a senatorial seat in Washington. Carlton puts his political career in serious jeopardy after he gets involved with English immigrant Angela Wallace. Meanwhile, Carlton's slick and ...See moreAmbitious politician Frank Carlton decides to run for a senatorial seat in Washington. Carlton puts his political career in serious jeopardy after he gets involved with English immigrant Angela Wallace. Meanwhile, Carlton's slick and unscrupulous campaign manager Buddy Parker has an affair of his own with brassy broad Christine Ashley. Written by Woodyanders See less
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Frank Moceri (novel) | Quentin Vale (adapted for the screen by) (screenplay) | Joyce Ann Miller (screenplay)
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Updated Oct 7, 1964

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Oct 7, 1964 (United States)

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Mamie Van Doren
Christine Ashley Christine Ashley   See fewer
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June Wilkinson
Angela Wallace Angela Wallace   See fewer
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Ernesto Macias
Buddy Barker (as Eric Mason) Buddy Barker (as Eric Mason)   See fewer
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Ted Knight
Frank Carlton Frank Carlton   See fewer
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Rachel Romen
Mona Archer Mona Archer   See fewer
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William Long Jr.
Attorney Fallon Attorney Fallon   See fewer
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John Matthews
Senator Harper Senator Harper   See fewer
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Robin Raymond
Attorney Rogers Attorney Rogers   See fewer
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Herb Vigran
Dr. Endicott Dr. Endicott   See fewer
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Art Allessi
Dr. Lindner (as Art Alisi) Dr. Lindner (as Art Alisi)   See fewer
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James Devine
Norman Goldfarb Norman Goldfarb   See fewer
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James Logan
Senator Burkhauser Senator Burkhauser   See fewer
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Justin Smith
Senator Wagstaff Senator Wagstaff   See fewer
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Phil Arnold
Plumber Plumber   See fewer
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George Cisar
Senator Tully Senator Tully   See fewer
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Arthur Wong
Senator Yamura Senator Yamura   See fewer
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Calvin Brown
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Gil Frye
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Jeffrey Sayre
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Paul Hogan
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Douglas Deane
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Sharon Rogers
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Suzanne Hiatt
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Susan Kelly
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Joyce Nizzari
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Carol Ann Lee
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Mickey Golden
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5.9 / 10 | 34 votes