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STANLEY KUBRICK’S DR STRANGELOVE | Blu-ray

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A true classic and one of the finest black comedies ever made.

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Dr Strangelove is still considered 50 years on as a true classic and one of the finest black comedies ever made. Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture (1964), Stanley Kubrick’s comedy about a group of paranoia-inspired, war-happy generals who manage to initiate an “accidental” nuclear apocalypse, is horribly frightening, delightfully funny and surprisingly relevant to this day.

This is the saga of two psychotic generals: Joint Chief of Staff “Buck” Turgidson (George C. Scott) and Air Force Strategic Commander Jack Ripper (Sterling Hayden), who orders a bomber squadron to attack the USSR, triggering a Soviet secret weapon, the “Doomsday Machine”, a diabolical retaliatory missile system. Peter Sellers portrays a trio of men who attempt to avert this catastrophe: British Captain Lionel Mandrake, the only person with access to paranoid 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 farce.

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
  • Inside: Dr. Strangelove or: how I learned to stop worrying and the love bomb
  • Best sellers or: Peter Sellers and Dr. Strangelove
  • The art of Stanley Kubrick from short films to Strangelove
  • An interview with Robert McNamara
  • Split screen interviews with Peter Sellers and George C Scott

 

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