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On the Beach(1959)

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Brief Synopsis

After a nuclear war, U.S. sailors stationed in Australia deal with the end of civilization.

Cast & Crew

Stanley Kramer Director
Gregory Peck Dwight Towers
Ava Gardner Moira Davidson
Fred Astaire Julian Osborn
Anthony Perkins Peter Holmes
Donna Anderson Mary Holmes
John Tate Admiral Bridie
Lola Brooks Lieutenant Hosgood
Guy Doleman Farrel
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Los Angeles, Moscow and various cities: 17 Dec 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  EB; AFI Library
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Lomitas Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  133-135 Country:  Australia and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Totally wrong genre!

    RedRain 2014-02-08

    For this to be listed as a "horror" film is simply unbearable to me! We are all horrified by the threat of nuclear war but the only monsters in... MORE>

  • OTB Is On DVD!!!

    Bruce Reber 2013-04-05

    "On The Beach", director/producer Stanley Kramer's chilling end-of-the-world thriller is available on DVD. I've had it for the last... MORE>

  • On the Beach

    William Thomas 2013-02-17

    I first saw this as a 10 year old. I did not think it was entertainment. I thought it was actually going to happen, any day. MORE>