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Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story (1971)

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This mockumentary follows the fictional career of Harvey Wallinger, ostensible chief aide and adviser to Richard Nixon, from Nixon's time as Eisenhower's vice-president through his loss in ... See full summary »

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Woody Allen

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Cast

Credited cast:
Woody Allen ... Harvey Wallinger
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Ackroyd David Ackroyd
Wil Albert Wil Albert
Conrad Bain
Court Benson Court Benson
Milo Boulton Milo Boulton
Harold Chidhoff Harold Chidhoff
Jean David Jean David
Jean De Baer Jean De Baer ... (as Jeanne De Baer)
Richard M. Dixon Richard M. Dixon ... President Richard M. Nixon
Abe Drazen Abe Drazen
Dan Frazer
Reed Hadley ... Narrator
Graham Jarvis
Mitchell Jason Mitchell Jason
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This mockumentary follows the fictional career of Harvey Wallinger, ostensible chief aide and adviser to Richard Nixon, from Nixon's time as Eisenhower's vice-president through his loss in the 1960 election to John F. Kennedy to his own eventual election as U.S. president in 1968. Wallinger gives Nixon advice over the course of his career and, in numerous interviews, catalogs the attitudes, skills, and insight that made Nixon as great as Nixon thought he was. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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USA

Language:

English

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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This is the first of three times that Woody Allen and Diane Keaton played a married couple. The other two are Love and Death (1975) and Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993). See more »

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References Gilligan's Island (1964) See more »

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A hilarious "documentary" by the genius Woody Allen packed with funny jokes!
15 August 2018 | by antoniatejedabarrosSee all my reviews

I just discovered this short film by Woody Allen! It is hilarious. It is a "documentary" by the genius Woody Allen packed with funny jokes! This was never released due to political fear. Such a pity. It's impossible to find it on DVD, but it's possible to watch it online. The film is from 1971, right after Bananas, and the style is very similar to the one of Bananas (1971) and Take the Money and Run (1969). Another gem by Woody Allen that will make you laugh and have a good time. Thanks, Woody. You make life better! 10 / 10


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