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Kisses for My President (1964)

When the women of America join together on election day and elect a Leslie McCloud as the US President, things get a little awkward. Especially for her husband Thad NcCloud. He, as First ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Thad McCloud
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Raphael Valdez Jr.
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Doris Reid Weaver
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Sen. Walsh
Donald May ...
Secret Service Agent John O'Connor
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Vice President Bill Richards
Ahna Capri ...
Gloria McCloud (as Anna Capri)
Ronnie Dapo ...
Peter McCloud
Richard St. John ...
Jackson
Bill Walker ...
Joseph
Adrienne Marden ...
Miss Higgins
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When the women of America join together on election day and elect a Leslie McCloud as the US President, things get a little awkward. Especially for her husband Thad NcCloud. He, as First Husband, must take over the job as The First Lady, in the women's groups and garden parties. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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First male "first lady" takes Washington by storm. See more »

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4 December 1964 (Finland)  »

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Kisses for the President  »

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

According to early publicity announced prior to JFK assassination, Polly Bergen's wardrobe for the role as first female president of the US was to have been designed by Oleg Cassini, favorite couturier of then-First Lady Jackie Kennedy. For whatever reason, costumes were ultimately designed by Howard Shoup, who received an Oscar nomination for his work. See more »

Goofs

Mic visible in center top of frame 3 seconds after start of President's dialog in Presidential yacht stateroom. See more »

Quotes

Thaddeus McCloud: I'm looking forward to some jolly times when I get to know your buzzers better.
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Soundtracks

Spirit of Independence
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Music by Abe Holzmann
Played during the parade at the beginning
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One joke comedy of female President and confused hubby

This is a one-joke film with Polly Bergen as the first woman to become President of the United States and Fred MacMurray as the befuddled "First Gentleman." It runs out of steam early on. An inexplicable Oscar nom went to the costumes, although there weren't any-just everyday clothing. It is worth seeing, however, for Bergen's few scenes as the no-nonsense, hard as nails President in her decision-making sequences. She'd have made a good one!


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