Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Stanley Kubrick and produced by Stanley Kubrick, Victor Lyndon and Leon Minoff.
The film was based on the novel Red Alert written by Peter George published in 1958.
Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1989.
Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Peter Sellers||Nominated|
|Best Director||Stanley Kubrick||Nominated|
|Best Picture||Stanley Kubrick, Producer||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Stanley Kubrick, Peter George, Terry Southern||Nominated|
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake: If you don't put that gun away and stop this stupid nonsense, the court of Enquiry on this'll give you such a pranging, you'll be lucky if you end up wearing the uniform of a bloody toilet attendant.
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The illuminated symbols on the War Room map displays were cutouts lit by individual floodlights behind them. They generated so much heat that the display was damaged. Air-conditioning had to be installed.
Stanley Kubrick intended to film in the United States. Filming was moved to England's Shepperton Studio because Peter Sellers had to stay in England due to his pending divorce.
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