Dr Strangelove: #OnThisDay

On 29th of January 1964 the film Dr Strangelove (How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb) was released.

Peter Sellers as Dr. Strangelove

The film is a black comedy  directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Peter Sellers and George C. Scott. Peter Sellers plays multiple character roles in this iconic film about the Cold War.

The story concerns an unhinged United States Air Force general who orders a pre-emptive nuclear attack on the Soviet Union. It separately follows the President of the United States, his advisors, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a Royal Air Force exchange officer as they attempt to prevent the crew of a B-52 (who were following orders from the general) from bombing the Soviet Union and starting a nuclear war.


Classic Trailers: Dr. Strangelove (1964) 

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  1. As chance would have it…..Bartholomew’s most recent Fraiku….

    Fraiku: 90 seconds to Midnight

    We dodged the nuclear bullet

    only to devise a slow extinction by climate

    then got bored when that took too long

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