PG | | Comedy, Drama
Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Robert Redford originated the project and personally hired Michael Ritchie to direct it as he had worked as a technical adviser on various political campaigns.
Can't any longer play off black against old - young against poor. This country cannot house its houseless - feed its foodless.
On election night, the television announcer says they will be shifting to their correspondent at McKay headquarters at the "Regency Hyatt" (sic) hotel, but later when McKay is escaping the crowds in the hotel, he rides in an elevator with a busboy. The busboy's uniform has the name 'Fairmont" on the front.
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