The Resource Fail-safe, Columbia ; screenplay, Walter Bernstein ; producer, Max E. Youngstein ; director, Sidney Lumet

Fail-safe, Columbia ; screenplay, Walter Bernstein ; producer, Max E. Youngstein ; director, Sidney Lumet

Label
Fail-safe
Title
Fail-safe
Statement of responsibility
Columbia ; screenplay, Walter Bernstein ; producer, Max E. Youngstein ; director, Sidney Lumet
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • por
  • eng
Summary
A computer malfunction causes nuclear-equipped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war
Cataloging source
CLE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Gerald Hirschfeld ; film editor, Ralph Rosenblum ; art director, Albert Brenner ; costumes by Anna Hill Johnstone
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish soundtracks with optional English, Chinese, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; Closed-captioned
LC call number
PS3552.U7116
LC item number
F352 2000
PerformerNote
Dan O'Herlihy, Walter Matthau, Frank Overton, Ed Binns, Fritz Weaver, Henry Fonda, Larry Hagman, William Hansen, Russell Hardy, Russell Collins, Sorrell Booke, Nancy Berg, John Connell, Frank Simpson, Hildy Parks, Janet Ward, Dom De Luise, Dana Elcar, Stewart Germain, Louise Larabee, Frieda Altman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2011
  • 1926-
  • 1913-1992
  • 1919-2005
  • 1918-1967
  • 1916-1990
  • 1926-
  • 1905-1982
  • 1911-1975
  • 1904-1973
  • 1897-1965
  • 1930-1994
  • 1931-
  • 1923-2015
  • active 1963-1988
  • 1926-
  • 1925-1995
  • 1916-2002
  • 1904-2002
  • 1918-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Bernstein, Walter
  • Youngstein, Max E.
  • Hirschfeld, Gerald
  • Rosenblum, Ralph
  • Brenner, Albert
  • Johnstone, Anna Hill
  • O'Herlihy, Dan
  • Matthau, Walter
  • Overton, Frank
  • Binns, Edward
  • Weaver, Fritz
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Hagman, Larry
  • Hansen, William
  • Hardie, Russell
  • Collins, Russell
  • Booke, Sorrell
  • Berg, Nancy
  • Connell, John
  • Simpson, Frank
  • Parks, Hildy
  • Ward, Janet
  • DeLuise, Dom
  • Elcar, Dana
  • Germain, Stewart
  • Larabee, Louise
  • Altman, Frieda
  • Burdick, Eugene
  • Wheeler, Harvey
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVDs, Portuguese
  • DVDs, Chinese
  • DVDs, Korean
  • DVDs, Thai
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • DVDs, French
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • International relations
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Cold War
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Fail-safe, Columbia ; screenplay, Walter Bernstein ; producer, Max E. Youngstein ; director, Sidney Lumet
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • From the novel by Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
  • Special features: Director's commentary; "Fail-safe revisited" featurette; Talent files; Theatrical trailers; Production notes
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
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
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.)
Isbn
9780767854993
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396054240
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Physical substance
4 3/4 in.
Publisher number
05424
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45430611
  • 653742
  • (OCoLC)ocm45430611
  • 653742
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fail-safe, Columbia ; screenplay, Walter Bernstein ; producer, Max E. Youngstein ; director, Sidney Lumet
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • From the novel by Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
  • Special features: Director's commentary; "Fail-safe revisited" featurette; Talent files; Theatrical trailers; Production notes
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
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
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.)
Isbn
9780767854993
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396054240
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Physical substance
4 3/4 in.
Publisher number
05424
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45430611
  • 653742
  • (OCoLC)ocm45430611
  • 653742
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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