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The Resource Fail safe, Columbia ; screenplay, Walter Bernstein ; produced by Max E. Youngstein ; directed by Sidney Lumet

Fail safe, Columbia ; screenplay, Walter Bernstein ; produced by Max E. Youngstein ; directed by Sidney Lumet

Label
Fail safe
Title
Fail safe
Statement of responsibility
Columbia ; screenplay, Walter Bernstein ; produced by Max E. Youngstein ; directed by Sidney Lumet
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Fail-safe (Motion picture : 1964)
Credits note
Director of photography, Gerald Hirschfeld ; editor, Ralph Rosenblum
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
In English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F355 2020
PerformerNote
Dan O'Herlihy, Walter Matthau, Frank Overton, Edward Binns, Larry Hagman, Fritz Weaver, Henry Fonda, William Hansen, Russell Hardie, Russell Collns, Sorrell Booke
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2011
  • 1919-2005
  • 1918-1967
  • 1916-1990
  • 1926-2016
  • 1905-1982
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  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Youngstein, Max E.
  • Bernstein, Walter
  • O'Herlihy, Dan
  • Matthau, Walter
  • Overton, Frank
  • Binns, Edward
  • Hagman, Larry
  • Weaver, Fritz
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Hirschfeld, Gerald.
  • Rosenblum, Ralph
  • Burdick, Eugene
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
112
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
1011
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  • Nuclear warfare
  • International relations
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Cold War
  • International relations
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear weapons
Technique
live action
Label
Fail safe, Columbia ; screenplay, Walter Bernstein ; produced by Max E. Youngstein ; directed by Sidney Lumet
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/585/000000000012585874.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title and credits from screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1964
  • From the novel by Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: 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; Plus, on insert, an essay by critic Bilge Ebiri
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet (47 x 33 cm folded to 12 x 17 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1129259981
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781681436807
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515240413
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC3108BD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1129259981
System details
Blu-ray; regiona; 16:9 wide screen presentation(1.85:1); LPCM 1.0; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Fail safe, Columbia ; screenplay, Walter Bernstein ; produced by Max E. Youngstein ; directed by Sidney Lumet
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/585/000000000012585874.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title and credits from screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1964
  • From the novel by Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: 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; Plus, on insert, an essay by critic Bilge Ebiri
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet (47 x 33 cm folded to 12 x 17 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1129259981
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781681436807
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515240413
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC3108BD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1129259981
System details
Blu-ray; regiona; 16:9 wide screen presentation(1.85:1); LPCM 1.0; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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