Richard (film)

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Richard is a 1972 film directed by Harry Hurwitz. The film was notable as it was a lampoon of President Richard Nixon before the Watergate scandal.

Directed byHarry Hurwitz
Lorees Yerby
Produced byBertrand Castelli
Lorees Yerby
Written byBertrand Castelli
Harry Hurwitz
Lorees Yerby
StarringJohn Carradine
Vivian Blaine
Mickey Rooney
CinematographyVictor Petrashevic
Edited byEmil Haviv
Aurora City Group
Distributed byBillings
Release date
‹See TfM›
  • July 31, 1972 (1972-07-31)
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUnited States


In order to earn his wings, a Guardian Angel (Rooney) comes down from heaven to train Richard (Dixon) to be President of the United States. He wins the 1968 Presidential Election which was, in reality, sponsored by a group of Irishmen on a bet.


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