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Inside: 'Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb' (2000)

Video  -  Documentary  -  5 May 2000 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
James B. Harris ...
Himself - Former Producing Partner of Stanley Kubrick
Alexander Walker ...
Himself - Film Critic
Lee Minoff ...
Himself - Executive Producer
Ken Adam ...
Himself - Production Designer
Carol Southern ...
Herself - Wife of Terry Southern
Nile Southern ...
Himself - Son of Terry Southern
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Himself - 'Lieutenant Lothar Zogg'
Bridget Sellers ...
Herself - Wardrobe
Peter Murton ...
Himself - Art Director
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Himself - Director of Photography
Dee Taylor ...
Herself - Wife of Gilbert Taylor
Ray Lovejoy ...
Himself - Assistant Editor
Joseph McGrath ...
Himself - Friend of Peter Sellers (as Joe McGrath)
Pamela Carlton ...
Herself - Continuity
Anthony Harvey ...
Himself - Editor
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A behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of one of the classics of modern cinema. Including interviews with many members of the cast and crew of this story about the scramble by the heads of state to head off a rogue general's attempt to launch a nuclear war, this film gives fans a wealth of new information on the work and effort that went into bringing the film to fruition. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Step inside: from A-Z in just 45 minutes.
21 December 2001 | by (Los Angeles, USA) – See all my reviews

"Inside... Strangelove" is, as the title states, an account of the making of Kubrick's jet-black cold war opus. Covering topics as diverse as Pablo Ferro's dazzling handwritten titles, to Laurie Johnson's musical adaptations, to Gilbert Taylor's striking black-and-white camerawork, to Terry Southern's kinky sense of humor, no subject pertaining to Strangelove has been neglected. Even Kubrick's lawsuit against the makers of the thematically similar "Fail Safe" is recounted, with "Fail Safe" helmer Sidney Lumet adding comments! This picture is a model of economy. Lasting only 45 minutes in length, the creators crammed an astonishing amount of information, and interview subjects, within a relatively short running time. If you have a Bachelors in "Strangelove", this documentary will give you a Masters.

The only liability is the somewhat annoying narration, which could be an homage to the equally annoying narration in The Killing (1956). Aside from this minor problem, "Inside... Strangelove" beautifully documents an important work by one of America's finest directors. Don't miss this one!


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