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Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (1995)

Video  -  Documentary | History  -  29 September 1995 (USA)
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A documentary presenting mankind's most ambitious effort at perfecting the means to its own annihilation. Featuring newly unclassified atomic test footage.

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A documentary presenting mankind's most ambitious effort at perfecting the means to its own annihilation. Featuring newly unclassified atomic test footage. Written by Peter Kuran <VCEinc@AOL.com>

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The soundtrack for this documentary was performed by the Moscow Symphony, and recorded in Moscow. Oddly, this allowed people to view the previously classified material that the former USSR, now Russia, wanted and tried hard to procure it. See more »

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Dedicated to the Air Force 1352nd Motion Picture Squadron Lookout Mountain Laboratory (The Atomic Cinematographers) See more »

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Where the Boys Are
by Neil Sedaka (as Neil Sadaka) and Howard Greenfield
© 1960 renewed 1988 Screen Gems - EMI Music Inc.
and Careers - BMG Music Publishing
All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.
Used By Permission.
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Fascinating
31 January 2006 | by (British Columbia, Canada) – See all my reviews

Thoroughly enjoyed this documentary. The old, deteriorating footage of nuclear weapon tests that was painstakingly restored for this project is awesome, yet at the same time, terrifying.

Most refreshing is that the film is not revisionist, but an honest historical account of those dark days in world history, presented in the context of those times.

No matter what one's politics, this film is a must see. Personally, I believe that with the end of the Cold War, it would finally be achievable, if the collective willpower were there, to actually rid the world of nuclear weapons.


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