• Advise and Consent (1962)

Advise and Consent

Release Date: 1962

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary

Based on the lauded novel by Allen Drury, this political drama depicts the debate sparked when controversial candidate Robert Leffingwell (Henry Fonda) is nominated as U.S. Secretary of State. As concerns are aired during the Senate investigation of Leffingwell's qualifications, Senator Brig Anderson (Don Murray), the head of the committee, soon finds the proceedings descending into heated exchanges, with various politicians trying to further their own agendas.

Cast: Henry Fonda, Charles Laughton, Don Murray, Walter Pidgeon, Peter Lawford, Gene Tierney, Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres

Director: Otto Preminger

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Sigma

Keywords: Rivalry, Competition, Tense, 1960s

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Awards

Nominated Foreign Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1963)