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Atomic  Cinema
{ in alphabetical order }

'atomic bomb' genre at Internet Movie Database

Atomic Bomb Cinema  
"Atomic Bomb Cinema: The Apocalyptic Imagination On Film" [2001]
by Jerome F. Shapiro

Routledge 9x5¼ pb [11/2001] for $29.95
Routledge library 9¼x6¼ hardcover [11/2001] for $106.00
Duck and Cover Civil Defense book by Melvin E. Matthews  "Duck and Cover: Civil Defense Images In Film and Television From
The Cold War To 9/11" [2011]
by Melvin E. Matthews, Jr.

McFarland & Co. pb [9/2011] for $40.00

"A Boy and His Dog" [1975]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Boy_and_His_Dog

"America's Atomic Bomb Tests:
The Secret Tests That Changed The World"
Atomic Bomb Tests technical films  {declassified government technical training films}; includes 'Operation
Tumbler Snapper', 'At Ground Zero' & 'Operation Hardtack'
Image Ent. b&w DVD [7/2005] 3 disks for $14.99

"The Atomic Cafe" [indep March 1982]
Atomic Cafe compilation of U.S. government-issued propaganda films  A collection of 1960s U.S. government-issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans about surviving nuclear war. A film by Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty & Pierce Rafferty; featuring archival footage of actor Hugh Beaumont, Albert Einstein, Dwight D. Eisenhower, J. Edgar Hoover, Sen. Lyndon Johnson, Nikita Khrushchev, Douglas MacArthur, Joseph McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, atomic spies Julius & Ethel Rosenberg, Joseph Stalin, Lewis Strauss of the A.E.C., and Harry S. Truman
New Video Group color DVD [3/2002] for $13.41
Docurama Collectors Edition color DVD [11/2008] 2 disks for $28.57 extras?
New Video Group color VHS [3/2002] for $13.41
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"The Atomic Filmmakers: Hollywood's
Top Secret Film Studio"
[indep video release 1997]
Atomic Filmmakers  
Documentary produced & directed by Peter Kuran
Goldhil color DVD [7/2003] for $12.99
Goldhil color VHS [11/99] for $9.48
full credits from IMDb

"The Atomic Kid" [1954]
The Atomic Kid comedy film starring Mickey Rooney  A uranium prospector is accidentally exposed to radiation from an atomic bomb test, then is recruited to infiltrate a spy ring. Directed by Leslie H. Martinson; written by Blake Edwards, Benedict Freed-man & John Fenton Murray; co-produced by & starring Mickey Rooney; also starring Robert Strauss, Elaine Devry {then Mrs. Rooney #4}, Bill Goodwin, Whit Bissell & Joey Forman
DVD/Blu-ray not available • Republic Pictures b&w VHS [9/94] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"Barefoot Gen" aka 'Hadashi no gen'
[Japan July 1983, USA June 1992]
Barefoot Gen video  The tale of a child surviving the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945; the manga books
are important anti-war works, and the film is a landmark in animé art.

Directed by Mori Masaki; written & produced by Keiji Nakazawa
Image Ent. bilingual color DVD [4/99] out of stock/used
Orion Home Video color VHS [7/95] out of stock/used
full credits from IMDb
sequel "Barefoot Gen 2" aka 'Hadashi no gen 2' [1986]
Co-directed by Toshio Hirata & Akio Sakai; written by Keiji Nakazawa
video not available; full credits from IMDb

"B.B.C. History of World War II: Hiroshima"
[B.B.C. Aug 2005]
B.B.C. History of WWII: Hiroshima  "... A Dramatized Documentary Exploring the Humanity & The Horror
of The First Atomic Attack"

Written, co-produced & directed by Paul Wilmshurst
B.B.C./Warner DVD [7/2006] for $14.99
"B.B.C. History of World War II" 10-episode set {does not include 'Hiroshima'}
B.B.C./Warner DVD box set [7/2005] 12 disks for $108.99
Hiroshima page at Free Information Society

"The Bed Sitting Room" [1969]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bed_Sitting_Room

"Cold War Hysteria" [2008]
Cold War Hysteria documentary film collection on DVD  Over 40 documentary films, including many declassified government films, plus "A Is For Atom", "A New Look At The H-Bomb", "The Atom Strikes!", "The Challenge of Ideas", "Duck and Cover", "Fallout: When and How To Protect Yourself", "Management of Mass Casualties", "Medical Aspects of Nuclear Radiation", "Red Chinese Battle Plan", "Special Delivery", "Stay Safe, Stay Strong: The Facts About Nuclear Weapons", "Survival Under Atomic Attack", "What You Should Know About Biological Warfare", and "You Can Beat The A-Bomb"
Mill Creek Ent. color/b&w DVD [5/2008] for $6.95

"Command and Control" documentary  9/2016
[P.B.S. American Experience Sept 2016]
Command and Control documentary about 1980 missile silo explosion   Inside the Titan missile silo north of Damascus, Arkansas in 1980, a technician dropped a 6-pound tool; it fell 80 feet and bounced up and pierced the skin of the I.C.B.M delivery rocket, causing a fuel leak. The facility was safely evacuated, but the leak eventually caused an explosion; one Airman was killed and 21 others injured in the explosion and the nuclear warhead landed just inside the main gate. No radiation was released but the silo was destroyed and later dismantled and removed. • Co-produced, co-written & directed by Robert Kenner; co-produced & co-written by Eric Schlosser, based on his book
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • credits at IMDbwatch 7/2016 official trailer [2:18] online at YouTube
Command and Control book by Eric Schlosser  "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, The Damascus Accident, and The Illusion of Safety" [2013] by Eric Schlosser
book was a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for History • book entry at Wikipedia
Kindle Edition from Penguin Books [9/2013] for $10.99
Penguin Books 8½x5½ pb [8/2014] for $11.58
Penguin Press 9½x6½ hardcover [9/2013] out of print/100+ used

"Countdown To Zero"
[Participant / Magnolia July 2010]
Countdown To Zero anti-nuke documentary film  anti-nuke documentary directed by Lucy Walker; narrated by Valerie Plame Wilson; featuring Tony Blair, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, Robert McNamara, and many others
Magnolia Home Ent. widescreen color DVD [11/2010] for $21.99
full credits at IMDbactivism siteofficial movie site

"Dark Circle: It May Not Be Too Late"
[I.D.C./New Yorker Films Oct 1983]
Dark Circle documentary film  A documentary that exposes the lethal safety lapses, the decades of lies, and the cover-ups within the U.S. nuclear industry, focusing on the poisoned-forever facility at Rocky Flats, Colorado. Co-produced, co-directed & narrated by Judy Irving; written & co-directed by Chris Beaver; co-produced by Ruth Landry; won Documentary Grand Prize at Sundance, Emmy for Best Documentary
Docurama/POV color DVD [3/2007] for $24.49
indep color VHS [undated] out of prodn/scarce
full credits from IMDb

"The Day After Trinity" [P.B.S./K.T.E.H. documentary Jan 1981]
Day After Trinity   Produced & co-written by Janet Peoples, co-written & directed by Jon Else; nominated for Best Documentary Oscar, won A.C.E. & Peabody Awards
Image Ent. color DVD [5/2002] for $21.99
Pyramid Home Video color VHS [8/91] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb

"Day One" tv movie [Spelling/CBS March 1989]
Day One tv movie  Directed by Joseph Sargent; based on the book {below}; starring Brian Dennehy, Hume Cronyn, David Strathairn {as Oppenheimer}, Michael Tucker {as Szilard}, Hal Holbrook, Tony Shalhoub {as Fermi}, Barnard Hughes & Richard Dysart; won Emmy for Best Drama Special
Acorn Media color DVD [11/2007] out of prodn/used
Lions Gate color VHS [2/94] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
"Day One: Before Hiroshima & After" [1985] by Peter Wyden
The Manhattan Project from the viewpoint of Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard
Warner pb [8/85] out of print/used
S&S hardcover [8/85] out of print/many used

"Do It For Uncle Graham" [indep 2004]
Do It For Uncle Graham documentary film by Candy Jones  Filmed in New Mexico; reveals the development of the atomic industry in New Mexico and the cultural, economic, environmental, and health legacy from developing, testing, and storing nuclear weapons.
Produced, written, directed & narrated by Candy Jones
DVD available at producer's website for $20.00 via email
full credits at IMDb

Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove: or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love The Bomb" [1964]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gXY3kuDvSU

Stanley Kubrick [1928-99] Page at Magic Lantern Video & Bookstore

"Dr. Teller's Very Large Bomb"
[P.B.S. tv special Sept 2006]
Dr. Teller's Very Large Bomb  Written & directed by Michael Lennick
color DVD available at filmmaker's website
full credits at IMDbofficial movie site

"Fat  Man  and  Little  Boy" [Paramount Oct 1989]
Fat Man & Little Boy movie  A re-enactment of the tensions inside the Manhattan Project, the secret research & design operation at Los Alamos, New Mexico that designed & built the atomic bombs used to end World War II. Co-written & directed by Roland Joffé; co-written by Bruce Robinson; starring Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack, Laura Dern & Natasha Richardson
Paramount color DVD [4/2004] for $9.99
Paramount color VHS [5/92] out of stock/used
full credits from IMDb

"Final Picture" feature film [Germany; festival circuit 2013]
USA release "Death Is In The Air" [indep May 2016]
Final Picture / Death Is In The Air movie  92-minute dramatic film about what happens when a small town in Bavaria is alerted to nuclear attack and the people head for the long-unused government bunkers but the bunkers cannot hold all of the residents.
Co-produced, written & directed by Michael von Hohenberg; won Silver Award at Grenzland Film Tage Festival in 2013, won Best Movie Award at Intl. Uranium Film Festival in 2014
VHS/DVD/Blu-ray not available
full credits at IMDbGerman-language official movie website
watch official trailers online at YouTube: German-language trailer [2:38]English-language trailer [1:30]

"The Forgotten Bomb" documentary film [indep 2010]
The Forgotten Bomb documentary film  Taglines: "Everything Depends On Remembering", "The True Story of Nuclear Weapons", and "Question What You Think You Know" • Co-produced by David Garcia; co-produced & directed by Stuart Overbey; featuring interviews with bomb survivors from Hiroshima and Nagasaki, former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz, and authors Gar Alperovitz & Jonathan Schell
DVD available [3/2011] for $19.95 via PayPal directly from producer
credits at IMDbofficial movie site

"Fukushima: A Nuclear Story" [Teatro Primo Studio Italy 2015]
Fukushima Nuclear Story docufilm by Matteo Gagliardi  "Everyone is guilty. No one is guilty. As in war." • Italian journalist Pio d'Emilia is based in Japan; on the day of the earth-quake & tsunami, he headed into the devestated coastal region, the first foreign reporter to arrive; docufilm is based on his reporting and on subsequent research lasting a total of four years • Co-produced by René Bourdages; co-produced, co-written & directed by Matteo Gagliardi; co-produced & co-written by Christine Reinhold; co-written by journalist Pio d'Emilia; music by Fabrizio Campanelli; narration in Italian by Massimo Dapporto; narration in English by Willem Dafoe
VHS/DVD/Blu-ray not available (2017) • full credits at IMDbofficial movie website
watch 3/2016 official trailer [2:01] online at YouTube

"Hiroshima" TV mini-series [Hallmark Aug 1995]
Hiroshima TV movie 1995  Co-directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara & Roger Spottiswoode; starring Kenneth Welsh {as Harry Truman}, Timothy West, Naohiko Umewaka {as Hirohito}, Wesley Addy, Richard Masur, Leon Pownall, Daisaku Akino, David Gow & Ken Jenkins
Platinum Disc color DVD [2/2005] for $6.99
Hallmark color VHS [8/96] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
Hiroshima page at Free Information Society

"Hiroshima: A Survivor's Story Bridging The New Education" [J.F.M.F. 2011]
Hiroshima Survivor's Story Bridging the New Education  36-minute documentary video focusing on Keijiro Matsushima and his odyssey on the day that the bomb dropped; a testimony to the strength and endurance of atomic-bomb survivors, and 'a lesson as to why nuclear war damages not just lives, but our planet'. • Produced by Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund; written & directed by Marianne Tomasic; featuring Keijiro Matsushima, Lloyd Bowman, Jessie Jones, Sebastian Pensinger, Benjamin Rapp
347 Productions color DVD-R [2/2011] for $14.95
no entry at either IMDb or Wikipedia

"Hiroshima: Out of The Ashes" TV movie
[NBC-TV August 1990]
Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes movie  Co-produced by Robert Greenwald; directed by Peter Werner; starring
Max von Sydow, Judd Nelson, Mako, Tamlyn Tomita & Pat Morita
Direct Source Label color DVD [4/2007] for $5.98
Anchor Bay color VHS [12/94] out of stock/used
full credits at IMDb
Hiroshima page at Free Information Society

"Hiroshima: 60th Anniversary" [History Channel 2005]
Hiroshima 60th Anniversary  Five 50-minute episodes from diverse History Channel series: "Hiroshima: The Decision To Drop The Bomb" {IMDb}; "Tech Effect: Hiroshima" {IMDb}; "Oppenheimer: Father of The Atomic Bomb" {IMDb}; "Man, Moment, Machine: Oppenheimer & The Atomic Bomb" {IMDb}; and "Modern Marvels: The Manhattan Project" {IMDb}
A&E 4-hour-plus DVD set [undated] 2 disks - out of prodn/used

"Hiroshima: Why The Bomb Was Dropped"
[A.B.C. News July 1995]
Hiroshima / ABC News   Hosted by Peter Jennings; won a Peabody Award
M.P.I. b&w DVD [11/2002] for $17.99
M.P.I. b&w VHS [9/98] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
Hiroshima page at Free Information Society

"Infinity" [First Look Intl. Oct 1996]
Infinity movie about Richard Feynman by Matthew Broderick  Young Richard Feynman is fascinated with science. He graduates college and marries his high school sweet- heart, who is diagnosed with tuberculosis, then accepts a job with the secret Manhattan Project at Los Alamos in New Mexico, where he studies nuclear physics as well as any medical research that might lead to a cure for his wife's failing health. Location filming included Los Alamos & Las Vegas, New Mexico and Princeton, New Jersey Co-produced by Matthew Broderick, Patricia Broderick & others; directed by & starring Matthew Broderick; script by Patricia Broderick, based on two books; also starring Patricia Arquette
First Look Pictures color DVD [10/2002] for $7.98
B.M.G. Video color VHS [1/98] out of prodn/used
Intrada Records soundtrack CD [10/96] 15 tracks - out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
see also the Richard P. Feynman [1918-88] Page at Maison d'Être Philosophy Bookstore

"Japan's  Longest  Day"
[Toho Japan Aug 1967, USA March 1968]
Japan's Longest Day  This is the true story of 15 August 1945, as Japan's government considered surrender to the Allies; the 2-hour 40-minute film is broadcast in Japan every year on the anniversary of the surrender. After the atomic bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Japan's Army Minister Anami proposed to fight on, even to the death of every Japanese citizen. Emperor Hirohito and his other ministers considered the unthinkable – the peace- ful surrender of Japan. When Anami learned of a military plot to overthrow the Emperor's civilian govern- ment, he faced the choice between his desires and his loyalty to the Emperor. Directed by Kihachi Okamoto; adapted by Shinobu Hashimoto from the 1965 book; starring Toshirô Mifune, Koshiro Matsu- moto {as Emperor Hirohito}, Sô Yamamura, Chishu Ryu, Seiji Miyaguchi, Takashi Shimura, Toshio Kurosawa, Shogo Shimada, Susumu Fujita, Rokko Toura, Yûnosuke Itô, Daisuke Katô, Etsushi Takahashi, Jun Tazaki, Takao Inoue & Nobuo Nakamura; won Kinema Junpo Award for Best Script
Animeigo widescreen b&w/color DVD [9/2006] for $26.99
full credits from IMDb
Japan's Longest Day  
based on the renowned history “Nihon no Ichiban Nagai Hi” [1965]
by The Pacific War Research Society & Soichi Oya

Kodansha Intl. 7½x5¼ pb [9/2002] for $13.57
Ballantine Books mass pb [9/93] out of print/used

"Kronos, Ravager of Planets" [Fox April 1957] /tt0050610/
Aliens from another world send a huge robotic accumulator to invade the Earth and absorb all of the energy that it comes in contact with;
co-produced & directed by Kurt Neumann; starring Jeff Morrow, Barbara Lawrence
http://www.amazon.com/Kronos-Jeff-Morrow/dp/6305944288/ letterbox

"Lifting The Fog: The Bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki"
[A.B.C. News/Maljack 1991]
Lifting The Fog / Bombing Hiroshima & Nagasaki  Produced & directed by Allan Siegel
M.P.I. Home Video b&w/color DVD [11/2002] for $17.99
M.P.I. Home Video b&w/color VHS [2/95] out of prodn/used
not listed at IMDb; the one reviewer on Amazon {now missing?}
writes that the show is bunk, yet it was produced by A.B.C. News . . .

"Manh(a)ttan: Nuclear Family" TV series [LionsGate WGN America July 2014]
2014 Manhattan TV series on WGN  The secret Manhattan Project recruits scientists to build an atomic bomb at a secret location in New Mexico. The scientists are told only what they need to know, and they in turn keep secrets from their families.
Co-produced & written by Sam Shaw; starring John Benjamin Hickey, Olivia Williams, Daniel Stern, Ashley Zukermans, Rachel Brosnahan, Katja Herbers, Alexia Fast, Christopher Denham, Harry Lloyd, Michael Chernus & Eddie Shin
Season 1: LionsGate widescreen color Blu-ray [DUE April 2015] 3 disks for $44.97  2/2015
Season 1: LionsGate widescreen color DVD [DUE April 2015] on 4 disks for $44.98  2/2015
series credits at IMDbofficial series siteseries entry at Wikipedia
watch 6/2014 official trailer [1:01] at YouTube

"Midnight Sun" [2014?]  
Announced 2/2013: Set in 1943; two young post-graduates are recruited along with family to work on a top secret U.S. government project and find that relocating from swinging, jazzy New York City to a secret community of scientists out in the desert in New Mexico requires harsh adaptation, while they also must come to terms with their work on one of the most terrible weapons ever created by mankind; writer Chris Eigeman will direct, and Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Kruger & Emile Hirsch are signed • latest info at IMDb

"Miracle Mile" [1988]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miracle_Mile_(film)

"Modern Marvels: The Manhattan Project"
[History Channel June 2002]
Modern Marvels Manhattan Project  Co-produced & co-written by Bruce Nash & Sean Dash
A&E Home Video DVD [9/2005] for $21.99
episode credits from IMDb

"On The Beach"
On The Beach 1959 feature film  b&w feature film [United Artists Dec 1959]
Set in a future 1964, the northern hemisphere is wiped out by nuclear war, the radiation will soon also poison the southern hemisphere. An American submarine finds temporary safe haven in Australia; the captain mourns his lost family and meets a local beauty barely a month before the predicted end of civilization. Produced & directed by Stanley Kramer; based on the novel by Nevil Shute; starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins, Donna Anderson & John Tate
M.G.M. b&w DVD [2/2000] for $9.99
M.G.M. b&w VHS [8/96] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
On The Beach 2000 color TV remake  color TV remake [Showtime May 2000]
Australia has narrowly survived nuclear devastation; one major scientist predicts a doomsday in two months and another predicts the possibility of survival for a few in the north. A lone American submarine has survived and the Aussies ask the captain to visit the North American coast to test the two theories. The scientist battles with his ex-fiancee, who takes a liking to the American captain ... Directed by Russell Mulcahy; based on the novel by Nevil Shute; starring Armand Assante, Rachel Ward, Bryan Brown & Jacqueline McKenzie
Platinum Disc b&w DVD [3/2005] for $6.99
Hallmark color VHS [10/2000] out of prodn/used
Varese Sarabande soundtrack CD [5/2000] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
On The Beach novel by Nevil Shute  
1957 novel by Nevil Shute
Ballantine Books mass pb [9/83] for $6.99
House of Stratus 8x5¼ pb [10/2002] for $10.36
Amereon House 8¼x5¾ hardcover [6/86] for $26.95
book entry at Wikipedia

"When Hollywood Came To Melbourne: The Story of The Making of Stanley Kramer's
On The Beach" [undated] by Philip R. Davey
not found on Amazon or B&N; out of print/rare

"Our Friend The Atom"
episode of "Disneyland" [aired on ABC-TV Jan 1957]
Our Friend The Atom book by Dr. Heinz Haber & Walt Disney  53-minute Technicolor TV episode describing the marvelous benefits of atomic power, also shown at schools across the country (the film's use as an effective nuclear industry propaganda tool is not in doubt); theatrical release outside the U.S. in 1958. Presented by Walt Disney, produced by Ward Kimball, directed by Hamilton Luske; hosted by Dr. Heinz Haber, voices & narration by Paul Frees
available on "Walt Disney Treasures: Tomorrowland & Beyond" [2004]
Walt Disney Video DVD [5/2004] 2 disks for $29.49
episode credits at IMDbepisode entry at wikipedia

"The Walt Disney Story of Our Friend The Atom" [1956] by Dr. Heinz Haber
Dell Laurel mass pb [1963] out of print/scarce
S&S hardcover [1956] out of print/scarce

"Pandora's Promise" [indep Nov 2013]
Pandora's Promise pro-nuclear energy docufilm  "The most important movie about the environment since An Inconvenient Truth." — Chicago Tribune
Unless any new energy source is clean and non-CO2-emitting, the risk of fostering a devastating global climate catastrophe is all but certain. Co-produced, written & directed by Robert Stone; featuring Stewart Brand, Gwyneth Cravens, Mark Lynas, Richard Rhodes, Michael Shellenberger & Charles Till - plus footage of Fukushima, Chernobyl & Three Mile Island
Alive Mind color DVD [DUE June 2014] for $27.98  5/2014
full credits at IMDbofficial movie sitemovie entry at Wikipedia
watch 5/2013 official trailer [2:17] at YouTube

"Radio  Bikini" [PBS/WGBH documentary Oct 1987]
Radio Bikini docu film  "The Most Terrifying & Unbelievable Story of The Nuclear Age"
Produced, directed & edited by Robert Stone; nominated for Best Documentary Feature Oscar
New Video Group b&w DVD [12/2003] out of prodn/used
New Video Group b&w VHS [12/2003] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb

"Rain  of  Ruin:  The  Bombing  of  Nagasaki"
[Nagasaki Intl. TV / Oregon Public Broadcasting 1995]
Produced, written & directed by Stephen Segaller; video/DVD not available; full credits at IMDb

"The  Road"  [Weinstein/Dimension Oct 2009]
Cormac McCarthy's The Road 2009 movie directed by John Hillcoat  A father & son push a rusty shopping cart thru falling gray snow toward the warmer south, protected only by a pistol and their wits against cannibalistic marauders and gun-toting militants
Directed by John Hillcoat; adaptation by Joe Penhall, based on the Pulitzer-winning 2006 novel by Cormac McCarthy; starring Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, Robert Duvall & Molly Parker
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • full credits at IMDbofficial movie site
Pulitzer-winning The Road novel by Cormac McCarthy  "The Road" [2006] by Cormac McCarthy
won the Pulitzer Prize For Fiction; a father & son journay toward the sea across the desolate landscape remaining after an unnamed cataclysm destroys civilization on Earth
Vintage movie tie-in mass pb [11/2008] for $7.99
Vintage 8x5 pb [3/2007] for $10.17
Knopf 9¾x5¾ hardcover [9/2006] for $16.47
book entry at Wikipedia

"Split Second" [R.K.O. Radio Pictures May 1953]
Split Second poster  A notorious killer and two pals escape prison, capture hostages, and hide them in a Nevada ghost town, knowing that an atomic blast is set to go off nearby the next morning.
Directed by Dick Powell; starring Stephen McNally, Alexis Smith, Jan Sterling, Keith Andes, Arthur Hunnicutt, Paul Kelly, Robert Paige, Richard Egan & Frank DeKova
Turner b&w VHS [3/89] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb

"Testament" [Paramount Nov 1983]
Testament  In an instant, nuclear war in the United States ends civilization; in a small suburban town outside San Francisco, contact with the outside world is pretty much cut off. Co-produced & directed by Lynne Littman; starring Jane Alexander, William Devane, Rossie Harris, Roxana Zal, Lukas Haa, Philip Anglim, Lilia Skala, Leon Ames, Lurene Tuttle, Rebecca De Mornay, Kevin Costner & Mako; Oscar nomination for Best Actress [JA]
Paramount widescreen color DVD [12/2004] out of prodn/used
Paramount color VHS [1/98] out of prodn/many used
full credits from IMDb

"Trinity  and  Beyond:  The  Atomic  Bomb  Movie"
[indep video release Sept 1995]
Trinity & Beyond  Co-produced & directed by Peter Kuran; partly filmed in 3-D; narrated by William Shatner
V.C.E. color/3D DVD [10/2006] for $16.99
V.C.E. color/3D DVD [1/2000] for $24.95
Goldhil Home Media color VHS [11/99] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb

"When  The  Wind  Blows" animated film
[T.V.C./Film Four Intl. U.K. 1986, USA March 1988]
When the Wind Blows  Directed by Jimmy T. Murakami
Channel 4 color DVD [9/2005] out of prodn/used
LionsGate Home Video color VHS [6/88] out of prodn/used
Phantom soundtrack CD [11/96] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb
When the Wind Blows  graphic novel [1982] by British illustrator Raymond Briggs
Viking Childrens pb [2/88] for $11.78
Schocken hardcover [1/87] out of print/used
Hamish Hamilton hardcover [3/82] out of print/used
stage play adaptation: Samuel French 7x4½ pb [1/83] out of print/used
B.B.C. radio drama: Soundelux audio [3/90] out of prodn/used

"White  Light,  Black  Rain:  The  Destruction  of
Hiroshima  &  Nagasaki"
[B.B.C./H.B.O. TV movie Aug 2007]
White Light Black Rain  Written & directed by Steven Okazaki
H.B.O. Home Video color DVD [8/2007] for $22.99
official sites: H.B.O. + Japanese + director
full credits from IMDb

"World  At  War:  Episode  24 - The  Bomb"
TV mini-series [I.T.V./Thames TV April 1974]
World At War mini-series video  Executive produced by Sir Jeremy Isaacs; narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier
A&E series DVD box set [8/2004] 11 disks for $55.99
Warner VHS [6/95] out of prodn/used
series credits from IMDbepisode credits from IMDb
official series website

Atomic  Cinema  Collections

History of Nuclear Weapons DVD set  "History of Nuclear Weapons: The Ultimate Weapons" [2005]
Tapeworm Video DVD [3/2005] 2 disks for $24.95
Two hours of government footage of nuclear test explosions, from Bikini Atoll to the Nevada Testing Site.
Atomic Bomb Collection Complete Library  "Atomic Bomb Collection Complete Library" DVD box set [2006]
V.C.E. b&w/color DVD set [10/2006] 5 disks for $74.98
contains "Trinity and Beyond" [1995]; "Hollywood's Secret Studio: Atomic Filmmakers" [1997]; "Atomic Journeys" [1999]; "Nukes In Space" [1999]; and "Nuclear Rescue 911" [2001]
Atomic Testing Declassified  "Atomic Testing: Declassified" [2007]
St. Clair Vision b&w/color DVD set [6/2007] 3 disks for $9.98
37 short features including "A is For Atom"; "A New Look At The H-Bomb"; "About Fallout"; "The Atom & Biological Science"; "The Atom Strikes!"; "Atomic Alert"; "Atomic Weapons Tests: Trinity Through Buster-Jangle"; "Bombproof"; "Challenge of Ideas"; "The Day Called X"; "Developing and Producing The B-61"; "Duck and Cover"; "Fallout: When and How To Protect Yourself Against It"; "Flash of Darkness"; "The House In The Middle"; "Inform- ation Program Within Public Shelters"; "Let's Face It"; "The Medical Aspects of Nuclear Radiation"; "Military Effects Studies On Operation Castle"; "News Magazine of The Screen: Atomic Energy"; "Occupying A Public Shelter"; "Opera- tion Crossroads"; "Operation Cue" [1955]; "Operation Cue" [1964]; "Operation Hardtack: Part 1 - Basic Effects"; "Opera- tion Hardtack: Part 2 - High Altitude Tests"; "Operation Doorstep"; "Operation Upshot-Knothole"; "Our Cities Must Fight"; "Radiological Defense"; "Survival Under Atomic Attack"; "Tale of Two Cities"; "Target You"; "This Is Not A Test"; "Town of Times"; "Warning Red"; "What You Should Know About Biological Warfare"; "You Can Beat The A-Bomb"; plus bonus items including radio programs and photo & poster galleries

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