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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)

One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.

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NOW ON THE SCREEN...Captured for the cameras...intact...unchanged...unedited...exactly as it was presented on stage. See more »


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The film was Oscar nominated in 1976 in one category, for the Best Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award for James Whitmore, but lost out to Jack Nicholson for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). See more »

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Harry S Truman: And finally, Margaret, to be a good president I fear that a man cannot be his own mentor. He cannot live the sermon on the mountain, he has to be a Machiavelli, a Caesar, a Borgia, an anctuous religio, a liar. A what-not to be successful so I probably won't be. But I'm having a lot of fun trying the opposite approach. Maybe it'll win. Lots of love, dad.
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Referenced in M*A*S*H: Give 'Em Hell, Hawkeye (1981) See more »

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Congratulations, Tom Dewey
Written by Richard M. Sherman and Milton P. Larsen
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Thought it was old Harry A-- himself.
3 December 1998 | by (Organ, NM) – See all my reviews

I lived through this time. James Whitmore did such a good job he even made you think he looked like old Harry.


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