The Phantom President (1932) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Phantom President (1932)





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To pep up his drab image, a bland presidential candidate hires a silver-tongued conman who's his exact double to impersonate him and secure his favor with the public. This first film for stage luminary George M. Cohan features Rodgers and Hart tunes including Somebody Ought to Wave a Flag.


George M. Cohan
as Theodore Blair/Doc Peter
Claudette Colbert
as Felicia Hammond
Jimmy Durante
as Curly Cooney
George Barbier
as Jim Ronkton
Sidney Toler
as Prof. Aikenhead
Louise Mackintosh
as Sen. Sarah Scranton
Julius McVicker
as Sen. Melrose
Paul Hurst
as Sailor
Hooper Atchley
as Announcer
Alan Mowbray
as Washington
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It came out a horrible hodge-podge, shackled with narrative scenes and idiotic camera work. Nevertheless it is as funny in spots as any picture you will see in a long while.

June 5, 2019 | Full Review…

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