The Great Man Votes DVD
The Great Man VotesDVD
John Barrymore delivers the vote and a terrific performance in this whimsical gem, directed by Garson Kanin (Bachelor Mother). A widower with two small children (Peter Holden and Virginia Weidler), former scholar Gregory Vance (Barrymore) has given up hisbooks for booze. Fired from his job as night watchman and with his inlaws threatening to take the youngsters away, Vances luck finally changes when its discovered he holds the vote that will decide a major election. Offered the position of education commissioner, Vance must think up a way to take the bribe and retain his honor without losing both his kids.