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Dr. Strangelove [videorecording] [Blu-ray version]. : or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb / Columbia Pictures presents Stanley Kubrick's [film] ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Peter George & Terry Southern ; produced & directed by Stanley Kubrick.

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Language:
English, Arabic, Dutch, French. English (TrueHD 5.1, Dolby stereo.) or dubbed French (TrueHD 5.1) dialogue, Arabic, Dutch, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing ; (Special features: English dialogue, Dutch or French subtitles).
Release date:
2009
Production date:
1964
Imprint:
45th anniversary special ed. - Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
Format:
  • Video
  • 1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note:
Title from container. Based on the book "Red alert" by Peter George. Originally released as a motion picture in 1964. Special features: "The Cold War:" Picture-in-Picture and Pop-up trivia track; "No fighting in the War Room, or: Dr. Strangelove and the Nuclear threat" featurette; "Inside: Dr. Strangelove, or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb" featurette; "Best Sellers, or: Peter Sellers and Dr. Strangelove" featurette; "The art of Stanley Kubrick: from short films to Strangelove" featurette; an interview with Robert McNamara; split-screen interviews with Peter Sellers and George C. Scott; BD-Live enabled.
Participant:
Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, Tracy Reed.
Summary:
A group of paranoia-inspired, war-happy generals manage to initiate an "accidential" nuclear apocalypse. Joint Chief of Staff "Buck" Turgidson and Air Force Strategic Commander Jack Ripper, order a bomber squadron to attack the USSR. This triggers a Soviet secret weapon called the 'Doomsday Machine.' The weapon is a diabolical retaliatory missile system. In an attempt to advert this catastrophe, British Captain Lionel Mandrake becomes the only person with access to Gen. Ripper. U.S. President Muffley, whose best attempt at diverting this disaster depends on convincing a boozed-up Soviet Premier it's all a silly mistake. Advising the president is Dr. Strangelove, a demented ex-Nazi scientist.
Audience:
MPAA rating: PG; thematic elements, some violent content, sexual humor and mild language.
Format:
Blu-ray disc, regions A, B, and C, widescreen (1.66:1); Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., 1080p High Definition ; (Special features: Dolby Digital stereo., High Definition and standard definition). This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Terms:
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Contributor:
Kubrick, Stanley Director
George, Peter, 1924-1966 Author of screenplay
Southern, Terry Author of screenplay
Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980 Actor
Scott, George C., 1927-1999. Actor
Hayden, Sterling, 1916-1986 Actor
Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986 Actor
Pickens, Slim Actor
Reed, Tracy. Actor
Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Related Work:
George, Peter, 1924-1966. Red alert.
Subjects:
ISBN:
1435920724
9781435920729
Publisher No.:
26365 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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