Dr. Strangelove Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb

Columbia Pictures Corporation

DVD - 2016

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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Criterion collection ; 821.
Video recordings
Dark comedy films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection [2016]
Blu-ray special edition ; Blu-ray edition
Item Description
Based on the book "Red Alert" by Peter George.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Widescreen (1.66:1).
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.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Blu-ray; region A; requires Blu-ray player.
Not rated.
Named to the National Film Registry in 1989 by the Library of Congress.
Named to the National Film Registry in 1989 by the Library of Congress.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; film editor, Anthony Harvey ; music, Laurie Johnson.
Corporate Author
Columbia Pictures Corporation (production company)
Other Authors
Stanley Kubrick (screenwriter), Peter George, 1924-1966 (actor), Terry Southern (-), Peter Sellers, 1925-1980, George C. Scott, 1927-1999, Sterling Hayden, 1916-1986, Keenan Wynn, 1916-1986, Slim Pickens, Tracy Reed, Peter Bryant, 1924-1966