The Last Hurrah (1977 film)

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The Last Hurrah
Directed by Vincent Sherman
Produced by Franklin R. Levy
Mike Wise
Written by Carroll O'Connor
Edwin O'Connor (novel)
Starring Carroll O'Connor
Music by Peter Matz
Cinematography Gerald Perry Finnerman
Edited by Bernard Balmuth
Les Green
Distributed by Columbia Pictures Television
National Broadcasting Company
Release date
  • November 16, 1977 (1977-11-16)
Running time
105 mins
Country United States
Language English

The Last Hurrah is a 1977 TV film from the Hallmark Hall of Fame, based on the novel The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor. It was directed by Vincent Sherman.

The novel was previously adapted for a 1958 film of the same name, starring Spencer Tracy.


A big-city mayor, Frank Skeffington, runs a powerful political machine as he seeks a fourth term, but his age, health and unhappy adversaries all stand in his way.


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