Dr. Strangelove : or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb /
Columbia Pictures Corporation presents a Stanley Kubrick production ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Terry Southern & Peter George ; directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick.
Blu-ray special edition.
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 16 cm) + 2 sheets (4 pages ; 23 cm) + 1 miniature booklet (5 cm)
168143170X, 9781681431703
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[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
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credits note
Director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; film editor, Anthony Harvey ; music, Laurie Johnson.
general note
Based on the book "Red Alert" by Peter George.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Special features: 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; Excerpts short documentaries, about the making of the film, the sociopolitical 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; Plus: an essay by scholar David Bromwich and a 1994 article by screenwriter Terry Southern on the making of the film.
Widescreen (1.66:1).
Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, Tracy Reed, James Earl Jones.
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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In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned.
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[MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, some violence, sexual humor, and mild language].
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Blu-ray; region A.
This Blu-ray disc will not play on standard DVD players.

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