21 Days

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21 Days ★★½ Twenty-One Days Together; The First and the Last 1937

Dull film somewhat redeemed by its stars. Leigh is a married woman carrying on with Olivier. When her husband confronts them, Olivier accidentally kills him in a fight. They keep quiet but then a mentally deranged man is taken into custody for the crime. Since he will be held 21 days before coming to trial, the lovers decide to spend the time together before Olivier confesses. Based on the play “The First and the Last” by John Galsworthy. 75m/C VHS, DVD . GB Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Leslie Banks, Francis L. Sullivan, Hay Petrie, Esme Percy, Robert Newton; D: Basil Dean; W: Graham Greene, Basil Dean.