The Opening credits features an updated version of the selection "The Old South" from "The River" by Virgil Thomson. The Closing credits feature an updated instrumental of the hymn "How Firm a Foundation," which itself inspired some of Thomson's work, notably "The River." See more
When the rockets go off, Mrs. Hendry is at her dressing table in her pink robe. When she runs to the window, she is naked with only a sheet held up to her front. She sees the rockets, dashes from the window, and comes out the downstairs door in her pink robe again. See more
First Air Force Officer
Confidence is high. I repeat, confidence is high. Roger, we've got 32 targets in track and 10 impacting points. I want it confirmed... is this an exercise? Roger, copy. This is not an exercise!
Second Air Force Officer
Roger, understand. Major Reinhardt, we have a massive attack against the U.S. at this time. ICBMs... numerous ICBMs... Roger, understand. Over 300 missiles inbound now.