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YMMV: Seven Days in May
- Alternative Character Interpretation: General James M. Scott - power hungry dictator waiting to happen, or Well-Intentioned Extremist? Reportedly it was the latter interpretation that had to be evoked in order to get Burt Lancaster to sign on.
- Crowning Moment of Awesome:
Prentice: But you make me think that fruit salad on your chest is for neutrality, evasiveness and fence-straddling.Casey: On the contrary, they're standard awards for cocktail courage and dinner-table heroism. I thought you'd invented them.
- When Senator Prentice is trying to buttonhole Colonel Casey, he responds:
- One-Scene Wonder: John Houseman as one of the coup-plotters. It was his first appearance before the camera after years of working on the production side of the business.