The Man

(1972)
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When the President and Speaker of the House are killed in a building collapse, and the Vice-President declines the office due to age and ill-health, Senate President pro tempore Douglas Dilman (James Earl Jones) suddenly becomes the first black man to occupy the Oval Office. The events from that day to the next election when he must decide if he will actually run challenge his skills as a politician and leader.

  1. Joseph Sargent

    Director

  2. Irving Wallace

    Novel

  3. Rod Serling

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Earl Jones

    James Earl Jones

    Douglass Dilman

  2. Martin Balsam

    Martin Balsam

    Jim Talley

  3. Burgess Meredith

    Burgess Meredith

    Senator Watson

  4. Lew Ayres

    Lew Ayres

    Noah Calvin

  5. William Windom

    William Windom

    Arthur Eaton

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The Man

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Status Released

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  • July 19, 1972
    G
    Theatrical

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    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

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