CONELRAD 100: Atomic Films
81-100 | 61-80 | 41-60 | 21-40 | 1-20

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The CONELRAD 100 of Atomic Films

TITLE: SPECIAL BULLETIN

SPECIAL BULLETIN

DIRECTOR: Edward Zwick
YEAR: 1983

Anti-nuclear scientists place a homemade nuke on a tugboat in Charleston, South Carolina. They take a news crew hostage and go live. This realistic, made-for-TV movie was originally presented as a fake breaking news story on NBC. Don't touch that dial or you'll miss a humdinger of an ending.

AMAZON product link: SPECIAL BULLETIN

CONELRAD 100 | 81-100 | 61-80 | 41-60 | 21-40 | 1-20

ATOMIC HYGIENE: Cold War Short Films
OUR CITIES MUST FIGHT
Archer's other civil defense film ('Duck And Cover' being the more well known) is a ponderous examination of the dangers of civilians abandoning an A-bombed city. The story is presented as a dialog between two men, one of whom seems to be perpetually smoking and re-lighting a pipe, sitting in a poorly lit office.
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