On the beach [DVD videorecording] / Stanley Kramer presents a United Artists release ; Lomitas Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by John Paxton ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer.
Contributor(s): Paxton, John | Kramer, Stanley | Peck, Gregory | Gardner, Ava | Astaire, Fred | Perkins, Anthony | Shute, Nevil. On the beach | United Artists Corporation | Lomitas Productions | MGM Home Entertainment Inc.Material type: FilmSeries: MGM DVD: Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, c2005Description: 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9780792843610; 0792843614.Subject(s): Nuclear warfare -- Drama | Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960 -- Film adaptations | Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960 -- Adaptations cinématographiques et télévisées | Guerra nuclear -- TeatroGenre/Form: Science fiction films. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Science fiction films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72
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DVD, region 1, wide screen letterbox (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Closed-captioned ; English or French ; French and Spanish language subtitles.
Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins, Donna Anderson.
Photography, Guiseppe Rotunno, Daniel Fapp; production design, Rudolph Sternad; music, Ernest Gold.
Originally produced as a motion picture by Lomitas Productions and released by United Artists in 1959.
Based on: On the beach / Nevil Shute.
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.