This was one of eight movies
screened at the
Nevada Museum of Art's Atomic Film Festival, held March 27-28 2004.
"On the Beach"
Saturday, March 27 at 5:00 pm
45th Anniversary Screening
Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Anthony Perkins and Fred Astaire (in his first dramatic role) star in Stanley Kramer's powerful and haunting adaptation of Nevil Shute's best-selling novel about Australians living out their remaining days after the rest of the world has destroyed itself from nuclear war.
Produced and directed by Stanley Kramer, 1959. Presented in wide-screen CinemaScope format. 134 mins.
Academy Award nominations for Best Film Editing
"A quietly devastating film. The acting is solid.
"A deeply moving picture. Mr. Kramer has brilliantly directed
"A powerful, well-acted, deftly photographed film."