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The Forgotten Bomb -- When the Cold War ended, worry about nuclear weapons receded. But has the nuclear threat really diminished? Join Bud Ryan on a personal and global journey to discover what the bomber can learn from the bombed, and what our prospects look like for finally living in a nuclear-free world.

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Directed by
Stuart Overbey 
 
Produced by
David Garcia .... associate producer
Stuart Overbey .... producer
Christopher Padilla .... associate producer
Bud Ryan .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Timothy Andrew Eyster 
Joel Sanchez 
 
Cinematography by
David Garcia 
 
Film Editing by
Stuart Overbey 
 
Sound Department
Kathleen Edwards .... sound designer
Kathleen Edwards .... sound editor
Tor McAfee Kingdon .... re-recording mixer
Tor McAfee Kingdon .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Coby Dax .... camera operator
Noel Evans .... camera operator
Bret Latter .... camera operator
Alisher Mizoev .... camera operator
Don Starnes .... camera operator
Don Starnes .... grip
 
Animation Department
Luis Arvizu .... animator
Coby Dax .... animator
Jeff Drew .... animator
 
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Chad Mathis .... production legal counsel
 

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1 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
A Must See~, 21 July 2011
Author: tishwilson1 from United States

The Forgotten Bomb has reminded me how important it is that we never forget how WWII ended and what happened to our fellow human beings in Japan. My father, a WW II veteran always told my sisters and me that it was necessary to use the bombs to end the war and he dehumanized the Japanese; that never really "fit" with my way of thinking/feeling.

The film focuses on several distinct themes: human cost, financial cost, moral cost and the current use of the technology developed and its potential continued misuse as a weapon of mass destruction OR for nuclear power and how unsafe it really can be (think tsunami in Japan after the devastating earthquake).

Ryan and Overbey have created a film that is rich on facts, at times tense with challenging information, a call to "do something" and, thankfully, some lighthearted bits of humor (in cartoon form).

I highly recommend this film be viewed by all.

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