Politics is a 1931 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Charles Reisner and written by Wells Root and Robert E. Hopkins. The film stars Marie Dressler, Polly Moran, Roscoe Ates, Karen Morley, and William Bakewell. It was released on July 25, 1931 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.


Crime runs rampant in Lake City and the corrupt mayor is running for another term of office. It appears as though he will win until the disgusted women of the town back homebody Hattie Burns to run against him.

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    director Charles Reisner
    editor William S. Gray
    genre comedy
    keywords corrupt mayor run
    productionCompany Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    publisher Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer