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The Lux Video Theatre: The Great McGinty

When a hobo votes 37 times in a crooked election it impresses a political boss who decides to take him under his wing. The hobo eventually becomes mayor and later governor.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x36
Airdate: Thursday April 28th, 1955

Director: Earl Eby
Writer: S.H. Barnett
Story: Preston Sturges


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Guest Stars
Brian DonlevyBrian Donlevy
As Daniel J. McGinty
Recurring
Nancy GatesNancy Gates
As Catherine
Recurring
Paul HarveyPaul Harvey
As Maxwell
Recurring
William SchallertWilliam Schallert
As Thompson
Recurring
Hal TaggartHal Taggart
As Mayor Tillinghest
Jesse WhiteJesse White
As Sigmund
Lillian MolieriLillian Molieri
As Gal at Bar
Thomas GomezThomas Gomez
As The Boss
Episode Notes
This episode is based upon a 1940 film of the same name. Brian Donlevy reprises his role as the title character in this production.



Warning: The Lux Video Theatre season 5 episode 36 guide may contain spoilers
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