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The Atomic Cafe

(DVD - 2002 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Atomic Cafe
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"A compilation of archival film clips beginning with the first atomic bomb detonation in the New Mexico desert. The footage, much of it produced as government propaganda, follows the story of the bomb through the two atomic attacks on Japan that ended World War II to the bomb's central role in the cold war. Shown along with the famous 'duck and cover' Civil Defense films are lesser-known clips, many of which possess a bizarre black humor when seen today"--Amazon.com. The footage is accompianied by contemporary music about the nuclear age.
Title: The atomic cafe
[videorecording]
Published: [New York] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video, [2002]
Edition: 20th anniversary ed.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) :,sd., col. and b&w ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Originally released in 1982.
Title appears as: The Archives Project presents The atomic cafe.
Summary: "A compilation of archival film clips beginning with the first atomic bomb detonation in the New Mexico desert. The footage, much of it produced as government propaganda, follows the story of the bomb through the two atomic attacks on Japan that ended World War II to the bomb's central role in the cold war. Shown along with the famous 'duck and cover' Civil Defense films are lesser-known clips, many of which possess a bizarre black humor when seen today"--Amazon.com. The footage is accompianied by contemporary music about the nuclear age.
Local Note: 1 8
Additional Contributors: Rafferty, Pierce
Loader, Jayne - 1951-
Rafferty, Kevin - 1947-
ISBN: 0767043375
Branch Call Number: DVD 363.35 ATO
Statement of Responsibility: the Archives Project ; produced and directed by Kevin Rafferty, Jayne Loader, Pierce Rafferty
Credits: Edited by Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty ; music coordinator, Rick Eaker ; archival research, Pierce Rafferty.
System Details: DVD, Dolby digital, stereo.
Subject Headings: Propaganda, American Video recordings. Cold War Songs and music Video recordings. Atomic bomb Video recordings. Nuclear energy Government policy United States Video recordings. Cold War Video recordings. Nuclear warfare Social aspects Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Documentary films.
Topical Term: Propaganda, American
Cold War
Atomic bomb
Nuclear energy
Cold War
Nuclear warfare
Publisher No: NVG-9496
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