Cinema: The New Pictures, Dec. 25, 1950

Seven Days to Noon (London Films). A top British atomic scientist, in acute moral distress over his work, sends an ultimatum to No. 10 Downing Street: unless the government publicly renounces the manufacture of atomic bombs within seven days, he will set one off in the heart of midday London. The discovery that Professor Willingdon (Barry Jones) is indeed missing from his government laboratory— along with a potent U.K. 12 that could fit into his small satchel—touches off a major crisis in London and a major moviemaking feat by Britain's young (37) producing-directing...

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