Executive Action

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Predecessor to Oliver Stone's JFK this film was one of the first to present an alternative to the Warren Report version of events. Mixing narriative segments with newsreel footage, the film tells the story of a group of powerful men who plot the assasination. First they must recruit and train a shooter, then frame Lee Harvey Oswald. A must-see for history buffs and conspiracy theorists, some credit this film with re-opening the debate about Kennedy's assasination.

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Studio Warner
SKU 205115556
UPC 085391177470
UPC 14 00085391177470
Format DVD
Rating Rating
Keywords
Politics
Suspense
Thriller
Editors Note
Note The subject of a secret conspiracy to assassinate JFK is the theme of this drama. This was Robert Ryan's last film.
Plot Summary
Summary A group of men from the government, military, and industry conspire to assassinate President John F. Kennedy, out of concern that JFK might pull US forces out of Vietnam.
Directors
David Miller
Actors
Burt Lancaster
Cast & Crew
Burt Lancaster - Actor
Dalton Trumbo - Screenplay
David Miller - Director
Donald Freed - Based On Story By
George Grenville - Editor
John Anderson - Actor
Kirk Axtell - Art Director
Mark Lane - Based On Story By
Randy Edelman - Original Music By
Robert Ryan - Actor
Robert Steadman - Cinematographer
Steve Jaffe, et. al. - Producer
Will Geer - Actor
Technical Info
Catalog ID 117747
UPC 00085391177470
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 91 minutes
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  1.85:1
Reviews
ReviewSource Variety
Review The open lesion known as Watergate revealed a form of governmental-industrial syphilis, which in turn has made more plausible to millions the theory of an assassination conspiracy in 1963 against President John F. Kennedy. Executive Action, a part-fiction and documentary style film [from a story by Donald Freed and Mark Lane], dramatized with low key terror, is an emotional aftershock to the event...Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan and Will Geer star as informed men of industry and government service who concluded that JFK must be eliminated. Lancaster is the overall project officer. James MacColl, a remarkable look alike to Lee Harvey Oswald, depicts the alleged Oswald frameup. Oscar Oncidi plays Jack Ruby, Oswald's own assassin who, per this story, is wired into the plot.
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ReviewRating 9
Features
DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 1.85:1, English, French, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Steve Crum, Video-ReviewMaster.com ...interesting, conspiracy-based Kennedy assassination stuff.

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