15 certificateSeven Days in May is a Film programme that first aired in 1964 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

Seven Days in May is a 4 star programme

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Seven Days in May (1964)

Directed by
John Frankenheimer

The unpopular President Jordon Lyman (Frederic March) manages to get a nucleur disarmament treaty through the Senate. Fearing a Soviet attack, his people slowly but surely turn against him.

However Colonel Martin 'Jiggs' Casey (Kirk Douglas) uncovers evidence that the nationally popular head of Joint Chiefs, General James Mattoon Scott (Burt Lancaster), is not planning on waiting the 2 years he was supposed to, to run for Presidential Candidate.

When Casey announces this information to Lyman a sinister web of intrigue starts and now neither side know who can be trusted.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 118 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1964

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Burt LancasterBurt Lancaster...General James Mattoon Scott
Image for Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas...Col. Martin 'Jiggs' Casey
Fredric March...President Jordan Lyman
Image for Ava GardnerAva Gardner...Eleanor 'Ellie' Holbrook
Edmond O'Brien...Sen. Raymond Clark
Image for Martin BalsamMartin Balsam...Paul Girard
Andrew Duggan...Col. William 'Mutt' Henderson
Hugh Marlowe...Harold McPherson
Whit Bissell...Sen. Frederick Prentice
Helen Kleeb...Esther Townsend
George Macready...Christopher Todd
Richard Anderson...Col. Murdock