Back to top

Seven Days in May

Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Martin Balsam, Hugh Marlowe, Andrew Duggan, Whit Bissell, Helen Kleeb, Richard Anderson
Spoiler alert
Blog entry

Senator Ray tells president Jordan, "Think how the whole psychology of the thing has been screwed up from the outset."
Jordan tells him his doctor "... should worry about my sanity." (0:07)

Colonel Jiggs tells chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Scott's ex-lover Ellie, "Stop playing the part of the anguished drunk... sober... you're a bright beautiful dame." (0:21)

Jordan learns that his aid Paul is dead, grieves. (1:18)

Jordan asks consultant Chris, "And then where do I stand? A lunatic. A paranoiac... all part of some delirium tremens of a dipso senator. (1:32)

Jordan tells Chris, "He's not the enemy, even the... lunatic fringe, they're not the enemy." (1:35)

Jordan tells Scott he is "A strutting egoist with a Napoleonic power complex..."
"I don't know whether to laugh at such megalomania..." (1:41)

Jordan speaks over the radio of "that moment of madness." (1:55)