Fail safe

Format: Blu-Ray 2020
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The unnerving procedural thriller painstakingly details an all-too-plausible nightmare scenario in which a mechanical failure jams the United States military's chain of command and sends the country hurtling toward nuclear war with the Soviet Union.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 1011.
Subjects Nuclear warfare -- Drama.
International relations -- Drama.
Nuclear weapons -- Drama.
Cold War -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Irvington, New York?] :The Criterion Collection,2020
Edition Blu-ray, Special edition, Widescreen.
Other Titles Fail-safe.
Contributors Bernstein, Walter, screenwriter.
Youngstein, Max E., film producer.
Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011, film director.
O'Herlihy, Dan, 1919-2005, actor.
Matthau, Walter, actor.
Overton, Frank, 1918-1967, actor.
Binns, Edward, 1916-1990, actor.
Hagman, Larry, actor.
Weaver, Fritz, 1926-2016, actor.
Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982, actor.
Burdick, Eugene. Fail-safe.
Wheeler, Harvey, 1918-2004, author.
Columbia Pictures Corporation, presenter, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Dan O'Herlihy, Walter Matthau, Frank Overton, Edward Binns, Larry Hagman, Fritz Weaver, Henry Fonda.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Based on the novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler.
Accompanying material may include 1 folded sheet comprising an essay by critic Bilge Ebiri.
Special features include: audio commentary from 2000 featuring director Sidney Lumet; new interview with film critic J. Hoberman on 1960s nuclear paranoia and Cold War films; "Fail-safe" revisited, a short documentary from 2000 including interviews with Lumet, screenwriter Walter Bernstein, and actor Dan O'Herlihy.
System Details Blu-ray Disc; region A; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; monaural; requires Blu-ray Disc player.
Description 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781681436807
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