This new adaptation of Garson Kanin's mildly political stage comedy is moderately agreeable in its few good scenes. The rest of the time it suffers from an odd listlessness that stops it from taking off, much less posing a threat to George Cukor's smooth, sharp 1950 film starring Judy
Harry Brock (John Goodman) is a gruff self-made real estate millionaire who lands in Washington D.C. to call in markers from senators to whom he contributed. A proposed defense base closing threatens his newest multi-million dollar development, and he needs the decision reversed to avoid
bankruptcy. Accompanying him is his dim-witted Vegas showgirl paramour Billie Dawn...