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Countdown to Looking Glass (1984)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  14 October 1984 (USA)
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Looking Glass was the Strategic Air Command Airborne Command Post in the air 24/7 for over 40 years. It was aloft as a back up to the HQ SAC Command Post at Offutt AFB should it be rendered... See full summary »

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Richard Comar ...
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James Otis
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Anne Gailmore
Don Dickinson ...
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Don Geller
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Looking Glass was the Strategic Air Command Airborne Command Post in the air 24/7 for over 40 years. It was aloft as a back up to the HQ SAC Command Post at Offutt AFB should it be rendered ineffective and inoperable...not just in case of nuclear war. Written by Jim Gilmore

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This being a Canadian production there is an oddity during the scene in the US army induction center where one of the young recruits is clearly seen wearing an "Alouettes" team jersey. The Montreal Alouettes are a part of the Canadian Football League and it is doubtful an American would be sporting such a jersey. See more »

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Excellent TV Movie -- a solid "10"
27 December 2000 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

There were Threads, Day After, By Dawn's Early Light, plus more but I say this movie was the most believable nuclear war starting theory ever made. Never a dull moment in the movie and good acting throughout. A must have and see. A very scary movie - haunted me for days thereafter.


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