Gabriel Over The White House Movie Review Summary

Actors: Walter Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone

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New President Judson Hammond (Walter Houston), a corrupt politican who follows the party line no matter what, awakes from a traffic incident a new man determined to solve the problems of the Great Depression. With the help of of his secretary Pendola Molloy (Karen Morley) and his aide Hartley 'Beek' Beekman (Franchot Tone), he dismissis his cabinet and defies Congress.
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Assuming near-dictatorial powers, Hammond cut's through red tape and institute sweeping measures to reduce unemployment, get rid of bootlegers and gansters, and save the econmoy from the dark days of the Great Depression.
The review of this Movie prepared by Matthew W. Kresal

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   left-wing-but-not-quite-communist activism! Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   politician

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C. Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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