• User


An absurd U.S. senator (William Powell) runs for president, armed with a press agent (Peter Lind Hayes) and a diary of back-room deals.

  1. George S. Kaufman


  2. Edwin Lanham


  3. Charles MacArthur


Top Billed Cast

  1. William Powell

    William Powell

    Senator Melvin G. Ashton

  2. Ella Raines

    Ella Raines

    Poppy McNaughton

  3. Peter Lind Hayes

    Peter Lind Hayes

    Lew Gibson

  4. Arleen Whelan

    Arleen Whelan

    Valerie Shepherd

  5. Ray Collins

    Ray Collins


Full Cast & Crew

The Senator Was Indiscreet
The Senator Was Indiscreet


We don't have enough data to suggest any movies based on The Senator Was Indiscreet. You can help by rating movies you've seen.


Status Released

Release Information

  • December 26, 1947


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

Budget -

Revenue -



Content Score


Almost there...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page