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Beau James

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New York City is known for choosing colorful characters for its mayors. One its most illustrious was the wisecracking, dancing and singing Mayor James J. Walker (as played by [[Performer~P33168~Bob Hope~bobhope]] in a rare, serious role) who helmed the Big Apple in the 1920s. This biopic chronicles his surprising rise to power and is adapted from a book by [[Performer~P90250~Gene Fowler~genefowler]]. Walker owed his mayoral post to Tammany, a powerful political organization that used its tremendous clout...more

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