Seven Days in May (1964)An unpopular U.S. President manages to get a nuclear disarmament treaty through the Senate, but finds that the nation is turning against him. Jiggs Casey, a Marine Colonel, finds evidence that General Scott, the wildly popular head of the Joint Chiefs and certain Presidential Candidate in 2 years is not planning to wait. Casey goes to the president with the information and a web of intrigue begins with each side unsure of who can be trusted.
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
The cast includes: Burt Lancaster (Gen. James Mattoon Scott), Kirk Douglas (Col. Martin ''Jiggs'' Casey), Fredric March (President Jordan Lyman), Ava Gardner (Eleanor ''Ellie'' Holbrook), Edmond O'Brien (Sen. Raymond Clark), Whit Bissell (Sen. Frederick Prentice)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 118 minutes
Presented in: BW
Awards: Academy Award Nominee: Best Supporting Actor (Edmond O'Brien), Best Interior Decoration (B&W)
Related categories: Too Good to Ignore