Ada Poster

Release Date: 1961

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
Aspiring Southern politician Bo Gillis (Dean Martin) has cause for celebration when he is elected governor of his state, thanks in large part to the efforts of his savvy campaign manager, Sylvester Marin (Wilfrid Hyde-White). Bo's new wife, Ada (Susan Hayward), proves to be adept at learning the political ropes. The only problem is that she used to be a prostitute. As Ada becomes a more prominent presence in the capitol, will her secret come back to haunt her and Bo?

Cast: Susan Hayward, Dean Martin, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Martin Balsam, Ralph Meeker, Frank Maxwell, Connie Sawyer, Ford Rainey

Director: Daniel Mann

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Avon Productions

Keywords: Rise, Underdog, Emotional, Spirited, 1960s, Wife, Marriage