Essay on Nuclear Warfare

Researching Political Films

In 1963 Stanley Kubrick brought out his contribution to popular anti-nuclear films, the classic black comedy Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. The film, based on Peter George book Red Alert, tells the tale of an American air raid launched on the Soviet Union by a deranged general, […]

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Duck and Cover

The Library of Congress lists the nine minute 1951 movie Duck and Cover as one of the most significant films of all time. Produced by Archer Films, the film was designed to teach children what to do in case of a nuclear attack. The clip of Duck and Cover was very amusing to watch, it […]

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