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On the Beach (1959) was a Drama - Science Fiction Film directed by Stanley Kramer and produced by Stanley Kramer.

Academy Awards 1959 --- Ceremony Number 32 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Film EditingFrederic KnudtsonNominated
Best Music - ScoringErnest GoldNominated
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On The Beach (1959): Peck, Gardner, Astaire, Perkins, and Apocalypse

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 28, 2020 From 4 Star Films

I recall my dad sharing a recollection about On The Beach. Back when it came out he went to the drive-in with his family, and they took in the movie. He fell asleep part of the way through only to wake up and the movie was still going. While not necessarily a profound observation, the film is unequi... Read full article


The Woman on the Beach (1947)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 1, 2018 From 4 Star Films

The Woman on the Beach is ripe with subject matter that feels akin to Jean Renoir as much as any Hollywood picture possibly could be. Since the beach, in his specific case, initially evokes not the California coasts but the shores that might have so easily cropped up in the paintings of his renowned... Read full article


On the beach, but not a Bathing Beauty

By carole_and_co on Sep 16, 2015 From Carole & Co.

Carole Lombard is in that pic, fifth from left, taken sometime in 1928 during work on one of Mack Sennett's comedy shorts. Lombard apparently wasn't scheduled to appear in swimwear that day, as she's wearing a horizontally-striped sweater and skirt. Sennett himself is at far right, in a white hat.Ot... Read full article


On the beach, but not a Bathing Beauty

By carole_and_co on Sep 16, 2015 From Carole & Co.

Carole Lombard is in that pic, fifth from left, taken sometime in 1928 during work on one of Mack Sennett's comedy shorts. Lombard apparently wasn't scheduled to appear in swimwear that day, as she's wearing a horizontally-striped sweater and skirt. Sennett himself is at far right, in a white hat.Ot... Read full article


Musical Monday: The Girls on the Beach (1965)

on Jul 20, 2015 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: ?Girls on the Beach? (1965)... Read full article


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Quotes from

Moira Davidson: Dwight... even if you don't like me, would you please hold on to me just for a moment longer?


Julian Osborne: Who would ever have believed that human beings would be stupid enough to blow themselves off the face of the Earth?


Julian Osborne: The war started when people accepted the idiotic principle that peace could be maintained by arranging to defend themselves with weapons they couldn't possibly use without committing suicide.


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Facts about

The only US Nuclear submarine with the hull number 623 was the SSBN Nathan Hale, a ballistic missile submarine.
The movie was shot in part in Berwick, a (then) small town in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. Some streets which were being established during this time were named after people involved in the film. Some examples are: Gardner Street (Ava Gardner), Shute Avenue (Nevil Shute) and Kramer Drive (Stanley Kramer).
It is rumored that guards at each end of the Golden Gate Bridge were paid $500 each to stop cars for a minute to get footage of an empty bridge.
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