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Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake (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 -- 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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GROUP CAPTAIN LIONEL MANDRAKE, RAF (Peter Sellers)... See more »

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  1. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) Played by Peter Sellers
    ... aka "Dr. Strangelove" - Australia (short title), International (English title) (informal short title), UK (short title), USA (short title)
    ... aka "Doctor Strangelove" - International (English title) (informal short title)
    ... aka "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" - International (English title) (informal short title)
    ... aka "Strangelove" - International (English title) (informal short title)

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From Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
General Jack D. Ripper: Mandrake, do you recall what Clemenceau once said about war?
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake: No, I don't think I do, sir, no.
General Jack D. Ripper: He said war was too important to be left to the generals. When he said that, 50 years ago, he might have been right. But today, war is too important to be left to politicians. They have neither the time, the training, nor the inclination for strategic thought. I can no longer sit back and allow Communist infiltration, Communist indoctrination, Communist subversion and the international Communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids.
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