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“Dr. Strangelove”

Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

June 11th – June 18th

 

LIVE Q&A Discussion

7:30pm  EDT, Thursday June 18, 2020

 

Beyond The Bay
Classic Film Online Programming

 

How This Works:

1. View an introduction to the movie selected by your Bay Community Theatre.
2. Watch the movie on a streaming service of your choice.
3. Participate in a live Q&A session about the movie hosted by your Bay Community Theatre.

1. Watch the BCT Introduction to “Dr. Strangelove “:

2.Watch “Dr. Strangelove” on one of the following streaming services:

Amazon Prime Video
Google Play
iTunes
Vudu
YouTube

 

3. Join the LIVE  “Dr. Strangelove” Q&A session:

Thursday, June 18, 2020

7:30 pm, EDT / 6:30 pm CDT

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WRPg8YyTCY

Panelists:

Kevin Maher
Ted Kroll
Jeff Slocombe

Movie Synopsis:

Paranoid Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper of Burpelson Air Force Base, believing that fluoridation of the American water supply is a Soviet plot to poison the U.S. populace, is able to deploy through a back door mechanism a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union without the knowledge of his superiors, including the Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Buck Turgidson, and President Merkin Muffley. Only Ripper knows the code to recall the B-52 bombers and he has shut down communication in and out of Burpelson as a measure to protect this attack. Ripper’s executive officer, RAF Group Captain Lionel Mandrake (on exchange from Britain), who is being held at Burpelson by Ripper, believes he knows the recall codes if he can only get a message to the outside world. Meanwhile at the Pentagon War Room, key persons including Muffley, Turgidson and nuclear scientist and adviser, a former Nazi named Dr. Strangelove, are discussing measures to stop the attack or mitigate its blow-up into an all …

PG |  Comedy || 1964

Director:

Stanley Kubrick

Writers:

Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Terry Southern (screenplay) |

Stars:

Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden |