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The Resource Fail-safe, [presented by] Maysville Pictures, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television ; live broadcast direction by Martin Pasetta, Jr. ; teleplay by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Stephen A. Frears, (videorecording)

Fail-safe, [presented by] Maysville Pictures, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television ; live broadcast direction by Martin Pasetta, Jr. ; teleplay by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Stephen A. Frears, (videorecording)

Label
Fail-safe
Title
Fail-safe
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Maysville Pictures, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television ; live broadcast direction by Martin Pasetta, Jr. ; teleplay by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Stephen A. Frears
Title variation
Fail safe
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The retelling of the classic Cold War doomsday thriller. A computer malfunction triggers the transmission of nuclear-attack codes to a U.S. bomber squadron. The orders are irreversible, the primary target is Moscow, and the President, his advisors and military leaders race time to head off global catastrophe. Recalling the adrenaline-rush of early TV drama, this movie was staged and telecast live in black-and-white, establishing an immediate sense of history unfolding
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Broadcast live as a made-for-TV movie on April 9, 2000
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.F3557344 2007
PerformerNote
Hank Azaria, Don Cheadle, George Clooney, James Cromwell, Brian Dennehy, John Diehl, Richard Dreyfuss, Sam Elliott, Harvey Keitel, Norman Lloyd, William Smitrovich, Noah Wyle
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1950-
  • 1944-
  • 1914-
  • 1971-
  • 1918-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pasetta, Martin
  • Bernstein, Walter
  • Frears, Stephen
  • Azaria, Hank
  • Cheadle, Don
  • Clooney, George
  • Cromwell, James
  • Dennehy, Brian
  • Diehl, John
  • Dreyfuss, Richard
  • Elliott, Sam
  • Keitel, Harvey
  • Lloyd, Norman
  • Smitrovich, Bill
  • Wyle, Noah
  • Burdick, Eugene
  • Wheeler, Harvey
  • Warner Bros. Television
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Maysville Pictures, Inc
Runtime
84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Cold War
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Fail-safe, [presented by] Maysville Pictures, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television ; live broadcast direction by Martin Pasetta, Jr. ; teleplay by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Stephen A. Frears, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the 1962 novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler and the 1964 motion picture
  • Title from container
Bar code
  • 31223121498951
  • 31223099651664
  • 31223086378594
  • 31223121498944
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Isbn
9780790752365
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391865322
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
18653
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fail-safe, [presented by] Maysville Pictures, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television ; live broadcast direction by Martin Pasetta, Jr. ; teleplay by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Stephen A. Frears, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the 1962 novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler and the 1964 motion picture
  • Title from container
Bar code
  • 31223121498951
  • 31223099651664
  • 31223086378594
  • 31223121498944
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Isbn
9780790752365
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391865322
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
18653
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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