Approved | | Comedy, Drama
Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as mayor of a U.S. town for the last time.
Spencer Tracy said during filming, "I've joked about retiring but this could be the picture. I'm superstitious you know that's a part of being Irish and I'm back with John Ford again, for the first time since I started out with him twenty-eight years ago. I feel this is the proper place for me to end. Even the title is prophetic."
Mayor Frank Skeffington:
One more regret at my age won't make much difference.
When Frank Jr. bursts into the bedroom to see his dying Father, the doorknob comes apart and the interior knob falls off. The Doctor immediately follows him into the room, and the doorknob is once again intact.