Fail-Safe

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Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring. Director Sidney Lumet gives an atmospheric vision of the future with a Cold War backdrop.

Who Stars in Fail-Safe

Henry Fonda
The President

Henry Fonda

Walter Matthau
Prof. Groeteschele

Walter Matthau

Fritz Weaver
Col. Cascio

Fritz Weaver

Larry Hagman
Buck

Larry Hagman

Frank Overton
Gen. Bogan

Frank Overton

Edward Binns
Col. Jack Grady

Edward Binns


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Production


Columbia Pictures


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
1964-10-07

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 52 mins

Genres
Drama History Thriller

Keywords
new york usa president general atomic bomb cold war russia interpreter pentagon bunker hydrogen bomb strategic air command bomber fighter pilot missile destroy suspense moscow


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