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The Resource Dr. Strangelove, or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb., Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Peter George & Terry Southern ; produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick

Dr. Strangelove, or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb., Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Peter George & Terry Southern ; produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick

Label
Dr. Strangelove, or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb.
Title
Dr. Strangelove, or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb.
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Peter George & Terry Southern ; produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick
Title variation
  • How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb
  • Doctor Strangelove
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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 and his aides struggle to find a way to stop the impending doom
Member of
Awards note
  • Named to the National Film Registry in 1989 by the Library of Congress.
  • 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 Awards (U.S.).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; film editor, Anthony Harvey ; music, Laurie Johnson
Intended audience
[MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, some violence, sexual humor, and mild language]
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D632 2016
PerformerNote
Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, Tracy Reed
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  • 1924-1966
  • 1925-1980
  • 1927-1999
  • 1916-1986
  • 1916-1986
  • 1927-
  • 1924-1966
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  • Kubrick, Stanley
  • Southern, Terry
  • George, Peter
  • Sellers, Peter
  • Scott, George C.
  • Hayden, Sterling
  • Wynn, Keenan
  • Pickens, Slim
  • Reed, Tracy
  • Johnson, Laurie
  • George, Peter
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
95
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
821
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  • Cold War
  • Nuclear warfare
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
  • George, Peter
Technique
live action
Label
Dr. Strangelove, or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb., Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Peter George & Terry Southern ; produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book "Red Alert" by Peter George
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1964
  • Widescreen (1.66:1)
  • Special features: 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; 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. Includes essay "The Darkest Room" by scholar David Bromwich and a 1994 article by screenwriter Terry Southern on the making of the film
Accompanying material
1 booklet (20 pages : illustrations, some color ; 16 cm) + 2 pages (23 cm) + 1 miniature booklet (5 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1.Feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
1671550
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (95 minutes)
Isbn
9781681431710
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515179614
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
CC2640DDVD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1671550
  • (OCoLC)949858808
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dr. Strangelove, or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb., Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Peter George & Terry Southern ; produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book "Red Alert" by Peter George
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1964
  • Widescreen (1.66:1)
  • Special features: 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; 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. Includes essay "The Darkest Room" by scholar David Bromwich and a 1994 article by screenwriter Terry Southern on the making of the film
Accompanying material
1 booklet (20 pages : illustrations, some color ; 16 cm) + 2 pages (23 cm) + 1 miniature booklet (5 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1.Feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
1671550
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (95 minutes)
Isbn
9781681431710
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515179614
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
CC2640DDVD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1671550
  • (OCoLC)949858808
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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