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Dr. Strangelove: or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb
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[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016].
Physical Desc:
2 videodiscs (95 min.) : DVD video, sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
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[MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, some violence, sexual humor, and mild language].
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In this dark comedy, chaos erupts when a general orders an attack on the Russians, which subsequently will trigger the Russian "Doomsday Device." The President, his aides and the Pentagon struggle to find a way to stop the impending doom.

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ISBN:
9781681431710
UPC:
715515179614

Notes

General Note
Based on the book "Red Alert" by Peter George.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
General Note
Special features (disc one): Restored 4K Digital transfer; alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack; new interviews with Stanley Kubrick scholars Mick Broderick and Rodney Hill, archivist Richard Daniels, cinematographer and camera innovator Joe Dunton, camera operator Kelvin Pike, and David George, son of Peter George, on whose novel, Red Alert, the film is based; (disc two): excerpts from a 1966 audio interview with Kubrick, conducted by physicist and author Jeremy Bernstein; four short documentaries, about the making of the film, the socio political climate of the period, the work of actor Peter Sellers, and the artistry of Kubrick; Interviews from 1963 with Sellers and actor George C. Scott; excerpt from a 1980 interview with Sellers from NBC's Today Show; trailers. Accompanying print material includes an essay, "The Darkest Room," by scholar David Bromwich; and a 1994 article by screenwriter Terry Southern on the making of the film.
Creation/Production Credits
Art director, Peter Murton ; wardrobe, Bridget Sellers ; music, Laurie Johnson ; director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; film editor, Anthony Harvey ; production designer, Ken Adams.
Participants/Performers
Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, Peter Bull, Tracy Reed, James Earl Jones, Jack Creley, Frank Berry, Glen Beck, Shane Rimmer, Paul Tamarin, Gordon Tanner, Robert O'Neil, Roy Stevens, Hal Galili, Laurence Herder, John McCarthy.
Description
In this dark comedy, chaos erupts when a general orders an attack on the Russians, which subsequently will trigger the Russian "Doomsday Device." The President, his aides and the Pentagon struggle to find a way to stop the impending doom.
Target Audience
[MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, some violence, sexual humor, and mild language].
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural and 5.1 surround soundtracks.
Language
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned.
Awards
Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Peter Sellers); Best Director (Stanley Kubrick); Best Picture (Stanley Kubrick); Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Stanley Kubrick, Peter George, Terry Southern), 1965 Academy Award (U.S.).
Awards
Named to the National Film Registry in 1989 by the Library of Congress.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kubrick, S., Southern, T., George, P., Taylor, G., Johnson, L., Harvey, A., Adam, K., Murton, P., Sellers, B., Sellers, P., Scott, G. C., Hayden, S., Wynn, K., Pickens, S., Bull, P., Reed, T., Jones, J. E., Creley, J., Berry, F. (., Beck, G., Rimmer, S., Tamarin, P., Tanner, G., O'Neil, R., Stevens, R., Galili, H., Herder, L., McCarthy, J., & George, P. (2016). Dr. Strangelove: or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Stanley, Kubrick et al.. 2016. Dr. Strangelove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Stanley, Kubrick et al., Dr. Strangelove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kubrick, Stanley,, et al. Dr. Strangelove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2016. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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