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The war game [videorecording] ; Culloden.

Edition:
Full screen.
Publication:
[England] : New Yorker Video : Project X, [2006]
Series:
The cinema of Peter Watkins
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Nuclear warfare -- Social aspects.
Nuclear warfare -- Psychological aspects.
Civil defense.
Culloden, Battle of, Scotland, 1746.
Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760.
Charles Edward, Prince, grandson of James II, King of England, 1720-1788.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Historical films.
Language:
In English with optional English and French subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, region 1; mono.
Summary:
War game: A dramatization of the possible effects of nuclear warfare on Great Britain. Explores the physical damage effects, the psychological effects on the survivors, the societal logic for the existence of nuclear arms, and the attempts to understand how the balance of power keeps atomic weapons in check.
Culloden: In 1746 Scots fighting for Bonnie Prince Charlie lose to English forces in Scotland at the brutal battle of Culloden.
Credits:
War game: written and produced by Peter Watkins ; BBC ; commentary, Dick Graham, Michael Aspel ; photography, Peter Bartlett ; film editor, Michael Bradsell.
Culloden: written and produced by Peter Watkins ; BBC ; photography, Dick Bush ; editor, Michael Bradsell.
Notes:
Videodisc release of films produced in 1964 (Culloden) and 1965 (War game).
Aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Drama documentaries.
The war game: Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature, 1967; BAFTA Film Award, Best Short Film; Venice Film Festival, Special Prize.
Extra features: full length audio commentary for The war game by Patrick Murphy; full length audio commentary for Culloden by John Cook.
Contributor:
Watkins, Peter, 1935- , Screenwriter, Producer
Graham, Dick. , Commentator
Aspel, Michael, 1933- , Commentator
British Broadcasting Corporation. , Producer
New Yorker Video (Firm) , Distributor
Project X Distribution Ltd. , Distributor
Contains:
Culloden [videorecording]
ISBN:
156730432X
9781567304329
OCLC:
70345898
Publisher Number:
881751200341
NYD 100206 New Yorker Video
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