Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

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.

Imprint [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    DRS    Damaged
 PAS Central Library DVD    DRS    DUE 08-17-20 Billed
 PAS Hastings Branch DVD    DRS    Available
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
DVD Edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (95 min.) : DVD video, sound, black & 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 DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical mono Dolby Digital 1.0 rda
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture lcsh
Series The Criterion collection ; 821
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 821.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural and 5.1 surround soundtracks.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned.
Cast Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, Peter Bull, Tracy Reed, James Earl Jones, Jack Creley, Frank Berry, Glen Beck, Shane Rimmer, Paul Tamarin, Gordon Tanner, Robert O'Neil, Roy Stevens, Hal Galili, Laurence Herder, John McCarthy.
Credits Art director, Peter Murton ; wardrobe, Bridget Sellers ; music, Laurie Johnson ; director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; film editor, Anthony Harvey ; production designer, Ken Adams.
Note Based on the book "Red Alert" by Peter George.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Audience [MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, some violence, sexual humor, and mild language].
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.
Contents disc one. Hi there! [feature film] -- disc two. Dear John [special features].
Note Special features (disc one): Restored 4K Digital transfer; alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack; 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; (disc two): excerpts from a 1966 audio interview with Kubrick, conducted by physicist and author Jeremy Bernstein; four short documentaries, about the making of the film, the socio political 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. Accompanying print material includes an essay, "The Darkest Room," by scholar David Bromwich; and a 1994 article by screenwriter Terry Southern on the making of the film.
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.)
Named to the National Film Registry in 1989 by the Library of Congress
Subject George, Peter, 1924-1966 -- Film adaptations.
Nuclear warfare -- Prevention -- Drama.
Cold War -- Drama.
Military maneuvers -- United States -- Drama.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union -- Drama.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Drama.
Genre/Form Dark comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Kubrick, Stanley, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Southern, Terry, screenwriter.
George, Peter, 1924-1966, screenwriter.
Taylor, Gilbert, director of photography.
Johnson, Laurie, 1927- composer (expression)
Harvey, Anthony, 1931- editor of moving image work.
Adam, Ken, 1921-2016, production designer.
Murton, Peter, art director.
Sellers, Bridget, costume designer.
Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980, actor.
Scott, George C., 1927-1999, actor.
Hayden, Sterling, 1916-1986, actor.
Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986, actor.
Pickens, Slim, actor.
Bull, Peter, 1912-1984, actor.
Reed, Tracy, actor.
Jones, James Earl, actor.
Creley, Jack, 1926-2004, actor.
Berry, Frank (Actor) actor
Beck, Glenn, 1935- actor.
Rimmer, Shane, actor.
Tamarin, Paul, actor.
Tanner, Gordon, 1918-1983, actor
O'Neil, Robert, (Actor), actor
Stevens, Roy, (Actor), actor
Galili, Hal, actor
Herder, Laurence, actor
McCarthy, John, (Actor), actor
Motion picture adaptation of (work): George, Peter, 1924-1966. Red alert.
Columbia Pictures Corporation, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb
Doctor Strangelove
Note Title on disc one label: Hi there!
Title on disc two label: Dear John
Added Title Container of (work): Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb (Motion picture)
ISBN 9781681431710
Standard No. 715515179614
Music No. CC2640D The Criterion Collection (set)
CC2640D-1 The Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2640D-2 The Criterion Collection (disc 2)
CC2640DDVD The Criterion Collection

Available items only