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Title Dr. Strangelove [videorecording] : 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.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
Edition Blu-ray special edition.
Description 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).
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. stamping rda
Description digital optical mono surround DTS-HD Master Audio rda
video file Blu-Ray region A rda
Motion pictures lcgft
Series The Criterion collection ; 821
Criterion collection ; 821.
System Details Blu-ray; region A; requires Blu-ray player.
Cast Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, Tracy Reed, James Earl Jones.
Credits Director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; film editor, Anthony Harvey ; music, Laurie Johnson.
Note Based on the book "Red Alert" by Peter George.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Widescreen (1.66:1).
Awards Named to the National Film Registry in 1989 by the Library of Congress
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, his aides and the Pentagon struggle to find a way to stop the impending doom.
Note 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.
Audience [MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, some violence, sexual humor, and mild language].
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 Awards (U.S.)
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned.
Subject Nuclear warfare -- Prevention -- Drama.
Cold War -- Drama.
Military maneuvers -- United States -- Drama.
Diplomatic relations. (OCoLC)fst01907412
Military maneuvers. (OCoLC)fst01021314
Nuclear warfare -- Prevention. (OCoLC)fst01040936
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union -- Drama.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Drama.
Soviet Union. (OCoLC)fst01210281
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Video recordings. (OCoLC)fst01692913
Dark comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710293
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Video recordings.
Dark comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Vidéos. (CaQQLa)RVMGF-000001738
Adaptations cinématographiques. (CaQQLa)RVMGF-000000013
Films de fiction. (CaQQLa)RVMGF-000000003
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives. (CaQQLa)RVMGF-000000009
Added Author Kubrick, Stanley, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
George, Peter, 1924-1966, screenwriter.
Southern, Terry, screenwriter.
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, 1941-2012, actor.
Johnson, Laurie, 1927- composer (expression)
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Bryant, Peter, 1924-1966. Red alert.
Columbia Pictures Corporation, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Doctor Strangelove
How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb
Note Title on disc label: Hi there!
Added Title Container of (work): Dr. Strangelove (Motion picture)
ISBN 9781681431703
Standard No. 715515179515
Music No. CC2639BD The Criterion Collection

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