Seven Days in May (1964)
Footage from this movie is used.
Eleanor calls Scott: "Gentleman Jim Scott".
Bennett Cerf asks the mystery guest (Jonathan Winters) whether he appears in this film.
A poster can be seen.
Johnny mentions the military drama
Title mentioned during Reagan/Gorbachov cold opening.
"Only seven days" Tom: "In May"
In the TV version of the film In Captain Doyle's office Luger spins a wheel-of-fortune to find out how long he's got to solve the case. The wheel passes through 76 Trombones, 9 1/2 Weeks, High Noon and Seven Days in May before finally stopping on 48 Hours.
The name of character Reilly Diefenbach, heard only on the telephone, is a reference to two of the chiefs of staff serving at the Pentagon, Reilly and Diefenbach.. They are only mentioned by name; neither is seen or heard on screen.
This film is discussed by director John Frankenheimer.
Alex Cox mentions this film.
mentioned in documentary
Mentioned by Gary Sinise.
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Literary Sevens"
Brief discussion is made of this film.
features clips from the film
Kirk Douglas telling people off
A clip of the movie is shown to illustrate the narration.
Shows a movie clip from this motion picture.