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On the beach (1959)
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Call no.:
DVD 011 617
Title:
On the beach
Originally produced:
1959
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere. Australia survives. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise.
Credits:
United Artists ; Lomitas Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by John Paxton ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer.
Edition:
Widescreen format.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2000.
Languages:
In English or French with optional French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (134 min.) : sound, black & white
Studio(s):
United Artists Corporation
Lomitas Productions
Director(s):
Kramer, Stanley
Screenwriter(s):
Paxton, John
Producer(s):
Kramer, Stanley
Cast:
Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins, Donna Anderson.
Production:
Photographer, Giuseppe Rotunno ; editor, Frederic Knutson ; lyrics, A. B. Paterson ; music, Ernest Gold.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture by Lomitas Productions and released by United Artists in 1959.
Based on the novel by Nevil Shute.
Subjects:
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960 Film adaptations.
Nuclear warfare Australia Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Year: 1950s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: On the beach
Director: Kramer, Stanley
Actor: Astaire, Fred
Actor: Gardner, Ava
Actor: Peck, Gregory
Actor: Perkins, Anthony
Musical score composer: Gold, Ernest
Production studio: Lomitas Productions
Production studio: United Artists Corporation
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action