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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
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Polly Bergen was born in 1930 and would only have been 33 or 34 years old when this movie was released. The minimum age for the United States President is set by the Constitution as 35. See more »
During the car and train chase scene where Valdez (Wallach) is driving Thad McClound (MacMurray) along a remote 2 lane road showing off the speed of Valdez's sports car, a police cruiser or crew auto, can be seen blocking between the road and a railroad crossing so that no cross traffic can pass into the train's path. See more »
Granted, this movie is not to be taken too seriously. Who would have given heavy thought to having a female president in 1964? However, I didn't find it insulting. It was simply a comforting little comedy starring top-flight actors.
As usual, the highly diversified Fred MacMurray was excellent as the husband of the female president. Polly Bergan, always in grand form, displayed her ability to capture her character perfectly ... as directed by Curtis Bernhart for Warner Brothers.
Also presenting good performances were the great Eli Wallach and beautiful Arlene Dahl.
This was the type of comedy that reflected what was expected on the "big screen" in 1964. Filming it in Black-and-White was a good decision. Color would have taken away the simplicity that made it special.
It was 113-minutes of fun.
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