Skip to content
Oviatt Library

Oviatt Library Catalog

 
     
Uniform Title On the beach (Motion picture)
Title On the beach [videorecording] / Stanley Kramer presents a United Artists release ; Lomitas Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by John Paxton ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer.
Published Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, c2005.
Book Cover
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1997 .O66 2005    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series MGM DVD
MGM DVD.
Credits Photography, Guiseppe Rotunno, Daniel Fapp; production design, Rudolph Sternad; music, Ernest Gold ; editor, Frederic Knudtson.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture by Lomitas Productions and released by United Artists in 1959.
Based on: On the beach / Nevil Shute.
System Reqs DVD, region 1, NTSC, wide screen letterbox (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Cast Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins, Donna Anderson.
Summary Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere, with the exception of Australia. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise.
Audience Not rated.
Language Closed-captioned ; English or French soundtracks ; French and Spanish language subtitles.
Subject Radioactive fallout -- Health aspects -- Drama.
Nuclear warfare -- Environmental aspects -- Drama.
Australia -- Drama.
Genre Science fiction films.
Submarine films.
Apocalyptic films.
Disaster films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Paxton, John, 1911-1985, Screenwriter.
Kramer, Stanley, Producer, Director.
Peck, Gregory, 1916-2003, Actor.
Gardner, Ava, 1922-1990, Actor.
Astaire, Fred, Actor.
Perkins, Anthony, 1932-1992, Actor.
Anderson, Donna, 1939- Actor.
Rotunno, Giuseppe, Cinematographer.
Sternad, Rudolph, 1905-1963, Production personnel.
Gold, Ernest, 1921-1999, Composer.
Knudtson, Frederic, 1906-1964, Film editor.
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960. On the beach.
United Artists Corporation.
Lomitas Productions.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN 9780792843610
0792843614
Standard # 027616837226
Publisher # 908372 : MGM Home Entertainment/DVD Video
OCLC number 43844193