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Fail-safe / Columbia ; screenplay, Walter bernstein ; producer, Max E. Youngstein ; director, Sidney Lumet.

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Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville DVD Fai (Text) 32604030002341 DCTPLD AD FIC DVD In transit -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC FAI (Text) 37500002657266 Movies Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch DVD NR FAI (Text) 37516001993041 DVD Movie Shelf -- Adult Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster DVD FAI Classic (Text) 72436000052832 DVDs Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial DVD FIC FAIL-SAFE (Text) 33946002302037 Movies . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Culver City, Calif.] : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [2000]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Widescreen version (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
Originally relased as a motion picture in 1964.
Based on the novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler.
Special features include: director's commentary ; featurette entitled Fail-safe revisited ; talent files ; theatrical trailers ; scene selections.
For home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Ralph Rosenblum ; cinematographer, Gerald Hirschfield.
Participant or Performer Note:
Henry Fonda, Dan O'Herlihy, Walter Matthau, Frank Overton, Edward Binns, Larry Hagman, Fritz Weaver.
Summary, etc.:
A computer malfunction causes nuclear-equipped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
English, French and Spanish language soundtracks (mono) with optional subtitles in English, Chinese, French, Korean, Spanish or Thai ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject: International relations > Drama.
Nuclear weapons > Drama.
Cold War > Drama.
Burdick, Eugene.
Wheeler, Harvey, 1918-2004.
DVD recordings for the hearing impaired.

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