Fail safe / Columbia Pictures ; director, Sidney Lumet
DVD | The Criterion Collection | 2020 | Criterion collection.

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Edition
Criterion collection.
Description
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Note
Title from sell sheet.
Cast
Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Dan O'herlihy, Frank Overton.
System Details
DVD, wide screen (1.85:1).
Audience
Rating: Not rated.
Summary
The unnerving procedural thriller painstakingly details an all-too-plausible nightmare scenario in which a mechanical failure jams the United States military₂s chain of command and sends the country hurtling toward nuclear war with the Soviet Union.
Note
Wide screen (1.85:1)
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Special features: audio commentary from 2000 featuring director Sidney Lumet; new interview with film critic J. Hoberman on 1960s nucklear paranoia and Cold War films; "Fail-safe revisited"; plus an essay by critic Bilge Ebiri.
Language
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject
Genre/Form
Added Author
Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011,
Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982,
Matthau, Walter,
O'Herlihy, Dan, 1919-2005,
Overton, Frank, 1918-1967,
Columbia Pictures,
Criterion Collection (Firm),
Standard No.
715515240512
ISBN
9781681436814
1681436817
Music No.
CC3109DDVD The Criterion Collection
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