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Gen. 'Buck' Turgidson (Character)
from Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb -- Wickedly dark comedy features Peter Sellers (in three roles) in the midst of impending nuclear war.Co-stars George C. Scott.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb -- An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

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Biography:
GENERAL "BUCK" TURGIDSON USAF (George C. Scott), in... See more »
Alternate Names:
General 'Buck' Turgidson / General Buck Turgidson

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  1. "Screen Wars"
        - Dr. Strangefilm (2007) TV episode, Played by Laura Durant (as General 'Buck' Turgidson)

  2. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) Played by George C. Scott
    ... aka "Dr. Strangelove" - Australia (short title), UK (short title), USA (short title)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood"
        - Fade Out, Fade In (2010) TV episode, Played by George C. Scott (as General Buck Turgidson)
  2. "Movies That Shook the World"
        - 2001: A Space Odyssey (2005) TV episode, Played by George C. Scott

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From Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
[Turgidson advocates a further nuclear attack to prevent a Soviet response to Ripper's attack]
General "Buck" Turgidson: Mr. President, we are rapidly approaching a moment of truth both for ourselves as human beings and for the life of our nation. Now, truth is not always a pleasant thing. But it is necessary now to make a choice, to choose between two admittedly regrettable, but nevertheless *distinguishable*, postwar environments: one where you got twenty million people killed, and the other where you got a hundred and fifty million people killed.
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