Franklin: Record - On the beach [videorecording] / United Artists ; Lomitas Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by John Paxton ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer.

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On the beach [videorecording] / United Artists ; Lomitas Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by John Paxton ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer.

Edition:
Widescreen format.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2000.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960 -- Film adaptations.
Nuclear warfare -- Australia -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Language:
In English or French with optional French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System details:
: DVD; Dolby Digital.
Summary:
Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere. Australia survives. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise.
Participant:
Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins, Donna Anderson.
Credits:
Photographer, Giuseppe Rotunno ; editor, Frederic Knutson ; lyrics, A. B. Paterson ; music, Ernest Gold.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture by Lomitas Productions and released by United Artists in 1959.
Based on the novel by Nevil Shute.
Contributor:
Kramer, Stanley. , Director, Producer
Paxton, John, 1911-1985 , Screenwriter
Astaire, Fred. , Actor
Perkins, Anthony, 1932-1992. , Actor
Peck, Gregory, 1916-2003. ,
Gardner, Ava, 1922-1990 , Actor
Gold, Ernest, 1921-1999. ,
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960. , Author
United Artists Corporation. , Producer
Lomitas Productions. , Producer
MGM Home Entertainment Inc. , Distributor
Related Work:
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960., Author On the beach.
ISBN:
0792843614
Publisher no.:
027616837226
908372 MGM Home Entertainment