Seven days in May (DVD video, 2000) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Seven days in May

Author: Rod SerlingEdward Lewis, (Motion picture producer)John FrankenheimerBurt LancasterKirk DouglasAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings
Feature films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Political films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD-Video discs
Named Person: Fletcher Knebel; Charles Waldo Bailey, II; Charles Waldo Bailey, II; Fletcher Knebel
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Serling; Edward Lewis, (Motion picture producer); John Frankenheimer; Burt Lancaster; Kirk Douglas; Fredric March; Ava Gardner; Edmond O'Brien; Martin Balsam; Andrew Duggan; Hugh Marlowe; Whit Bissell; Helen Kleeb; George Macready; Richard Anderson; Bart Burns; Ellsworth Fredericks; Cary O'Dell; Ferris Webster; Edward G Boyle; Wesley V Jefferies; Jerry Goldsmith; Fletcher Knebel; Charles Waldo Bailey, II; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Seven Arts Productions.; Joel Productions, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790748088 9780790748085
Language Note: In English with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number: 44504695
Notes: Originally produced in 1963, and released in 1964.
Based on the novel by Fletcher Knebel & Charles W. Bailey II.
Special features: Cast & crew; Commentary by director John Frankenheimer; Political forces; Awards; Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Ellsworth Fredricks ; production designer, Cary Odell ; film editor, Ferris Webster ; set decorator, Edward Boyle ; costumer, Wes Jefferies ; music composed and conducted by Jerry Goldsmith.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Martin Balsam, Andrew Duggan, Hugh Marlowe, Whit Bissell, Helen Kleeb, George Macready, Richard Anderson, Bart Burns.
Awards: Golden Globe, 1965: Best supporting actor (O'Brien)
Bodil Festival, 1965: Best film; Best American film.
Target Audience: MPAA : Not rated ; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1 ; dual-layer disc ; Dolby Digital mono audio ; widescreen format.
Contents: Special features include: Optional feature length audio commentary by director John Frankenheimer ; cast & crew information [text feature] ; Political Forces [text feature] ; awards [text feature] ; original theatrical trailer.
Other Titles: Seven days in May (Motion picture)
7 days in May
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures ; Seven Arts Productions and Joel Productions, Inc. present ; screenplay by Rod Serling ; produced by Edward Lewis ; directed by John Frankenheimer.

Abstract:

"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?"--Container.
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The fiction turned out to the truth, (Killing JFK 1963)

by Aramis2016 (WorldCat user published 2016-01-05) Excellent Permalink
The fiction in this movie turned out to the truth at the end of the year it was released. The killing of John F Kennedy 22 November 1963 in Dallsa Texas was an overthrow of the forign policy of the Kennedy administration, to make peace with USSr (Russia).Few people know that the Kennedy administration...
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