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Title The war game ; Culloden.

Publication Info. [England] : New Yorker Video : Project X, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 355.0217 WAR    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The cinema of Peter Watkins
Cinema of Peter Watkins.
Note Videodisc release of films produced in 1964 (Culloden) and 1965 (War game).
Drama documentaries.
Extra features: full length audio commentary for The war game by Patrick Murphy; full length audio commentary for Culloden by John Cook.
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.
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.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono.
Awards The war game: Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature, 1967; BAFTA Film Award, Best Short Film; Venice Film Festival, Special Prize.
Language In English with optional English and French subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording;.
Subject Charles Edward, Prince, grandson of James II, King of England, 1720-1788.
Nuclear warfare -- Social aspects.
Nuclear warfare -- Psychological aspects.
Civil defense.
Culloden, Battle of, Scotland, 1746.
Documentary films.
Historical reenactments.
Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760.
Added Author Watkins, Peter, 1935-
Graham, Dick.
Aspel, Michael, 1933-
British Broadcasting Corporation.
New Yorker Video (Firm)
Project X Distribution Ltd.
Added Title War game ; Culloden
ISBN 156730432X
Standard No. 881751200341
Music No. NYD 100206 New Yorker Video
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