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Trailers From Hell kicks off 'Hellection' week with classic political drama A Face in the Crowd

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In director Elia Kazan’s 1957 political drama A Face in the Crowd, the great Andy Griffith plays a character who becomes a hugely influential political figure by appealing to a television audience he secretly despises.

Did this Budd Schulberg-penned classic in any way foreshadow the 2016 election? You might very well think that — we couldn’t possibly comment.

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