Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

State of the Union 

A wealthy businessman is persuaded to run for U.S. President. He finds that he is constantly forced to compromise his principles in order to secure support and funding, and finally ... See full summary »

Director:

Arthur Penn

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Margaret Sullavan ... Mary Matthews
Joseph Cotten ... Grant Matthews
Nina Foch ... Kay Thorndyke
John Cromwell ... Jim Conover
Ray Walston ... Spike McManus
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Royal Beal Royal Beal
Fred Ayres Cotton Fred Ayres Cotton
Muriel Kirkland
Ed Prentiss
Helen Ray Helen Ray
G. Albert Smith G. Albert Smith
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Storyline

A wealthy businessman is persuaded to run for U.S. President. He finds that he is constantly forced to compromise his principles in order to secure support and funding, and finally withdraws from the race. However, his experience has only made him more determined to reform the political system. ; Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1954 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Showcase Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Adapted from a Broadway play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. "State of the Union", starring Ralph Bellamy and Ruth Hussey, opened at the Hudson Theater in New York on Nov 14, 1945, ran for 765 performances and won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1946. See more »

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Version of State of the Union (1948) See more »

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