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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD-R Fullscreen
SKU: D03862
The world had a serious case of the nuclear jitters during the 1940s and '50s, no doubt exacerbated by these (now) rather funny short films intended both to entertain and educate. This explosively amusing collection includes the nostalgic gems "Pattern for Survival," "One World or None," "Operation Q," "And a Voice Shall Be Heard!," ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD-R Fullscreen
SKU: D03863
Have a blast watching these riotous and bizarre short films intended to alert (and perhaps alarm) the public about the imminent threats of nuclear holocaust, and then instruct them as to vital survival skills. This compilation includes "Fallout and Agriculture," "Industrial Radiological Decontamination of Ships," "The Medical Effects ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD-R Fullscreen
SKU: D03864
Whether you're old enough to remember Civil Defense drills or young young enough to wonder what all the fuss was about, you'll enjoy this collection of nuclear-bomb-themed documentary shorts. This campy compilation of films from the 1940s and '50s includes "One World or None," "The Price of Liberty," "Alert Today--Alive Tomorrow," "To ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD-R Fullscreen
SKU: D42144
Don't "duck and cover" yet, or else you'll miss seeing these informative "doomsday documentary" shorts made during the height of the Cold War. Included in this collection are the Bell Telephone-produced "Communications for Civil Defense," "Planning for Public Shelter Entry," "Individual and Family Actions on Warning," "Day Without End: ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD-R Fullscreen
SKU: D62393
If you put only one videotape in your bomb shelter, it should be this collection of ludicrously outdated Cold War shorts dealing with nuclear war and its aftereffects. Included are "Survival Under Atomic Attack," "Duck and Cover," "American Cities Atomic Fallout Strategy," "The Atom Strikes," "You Can Beat the A-Bomb," and Civil Defense ... more
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Category:Documentary |Format: DVD 
SKU: D64085
The future is now in this technology-mad line-up of industry and informational films from the `50s and `60s. Featured are the bold predictions for a home video camera, the computerized kitchen, and a picturephone in every home by 1980. Also, the downright silly nuclear survival short "Duck and Cover" (1951). 60 min.
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D35780
Revisit the era of atomic-age jitters with these short documentaries. "The Basic Physics of an Atom Bomb" (1950) illustrates the science behind the weapon's devastating power; "Survival Under Atomic Attack" (1951) offers tips in the event the Cold War gets hot; Fred MacMurray and Father James Keller discuss how "Atomic Energy Can Be ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D21397
Would you really survive a nuclear attack if you followed the advice given in these Cold War-era civil-defense films? Maybe not, but you'd never know! Watch as an average American family proves "You Can Beat the A-Bomb" (1950); the Encyclopedia Brittanica demonstrates defense basics for an "Atomic Attack" (1951): preparation is the ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD-R Fullscreen
SKU: D03865
Four-disc set includes volumes 1-4 of "Atomic Scare Films."
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Category:Documentary |Director:Jon Else |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D27500
The state of the world was forever changed in the New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945. This sobering documentary look at the dawn of the Atomic Age features interviews with workers on the "Manhattan Project," rare A-bomb explosion footage, and a film discussion with Oppenheimer during his later opposition to nuclear weapons. 88 min. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D77143
The consequences and effects of nuclear warfare and atmospheric radiation are explored in this unsettling documentary. Along with the devastating plight of Iraqi children irradiated by uranium used in ammunition during the Gulf War, the program also includes interviews with the survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as farmers ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D08754
With nine nations currently in possession of nuclear weapons--and many more working to acquire them--nuclear disaster remains one of the greatest threats of today. In this powerful documentary, scientists, world leaders, and security experts explore the history of the atomic bomb and discuss the pressing need for global disarmament. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D11839
Standard; Soundtrack: English.
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Category:Documentary |Director:Jayne Loader |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D28610
An ironic and darkly funny documentary look at the "Cold War" mentality of the '40s and '50s. U.S. government films, newsreels, contemporary songs and Hollywood clips show America's naive attitudes towards nuclear power, the A-bomb, and World War III. See children "duck and cover" to avoid fallout, tour custom-built bomb shelters, and ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Chris Beaver |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D35501
Chronicling the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, this cautionary documentary explores the devastating effects atomic bombs have had in the past, as well as the global nightmare hanging over the planet like the Sword of Damocles. Made prior to the end of the Cold War, this provocative film retains its chilling relevancy ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D40701
An ironic and darkly funny documentary look at the "Cold War" mentality of the '40s and '50s. U.S. government films, newsreels, contemporary songs and Hollywood clips show America's naive attitudes towards nuclear power, the A-bomb, and World War III. See children "duck and cover" to avoid fallout, tour custom-built bomb shelters, and ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D93094
What's it like living in the neighborhood where H-bombs are made? This scathing documentary profiles the community of Aiken, South Carolina, where the Savannah Power Plant provides a home for the construction of some of the world's deadliest weapons of mass destruction. Includes interviews with activists and residents, as well as an ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D17240
With the end of the Cold War, the people of the world can safely put aside their fears of nuclear annihilation...right? This documentary offers an unsettling series of facts about the modern era and its unique nuclear terrors, conducting interviews in Japan, New Mexico, and Arizona, to illustrate how the deterrent philosophy of "mutually ... more
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