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  1. Remembering Sidney LumetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WMDH-AM New Castle

    April 9th will mark the four year anniversary of director Sidney Lumet's passing, at age 86. Lumet was the first director I interviewed whose one-sheet posters hung on my wall as a kid. He was an idol, an icon, and an inspiration.

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  2. Call to arms: Top Rabbi seeks private weapons ownership for European JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Examiner.com

    As Walter Matthau's character of Professor Groeteschele asked rhetorically in the 1964 film classic Fail-Safe: "How long would the Nazis have kept it up, General, if every Jew they came after had met them with a gun in his hand?" With the connection between Adolf Hitler's Third Reich and the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem well documented, as well as a huge surge of the Islamist Jihadist demographic in Europe due to unrestricted immigration, a top Jewish leader in Western Europe is asking permission for the continent's remaining Jews for the right to keep and bear arms.

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  3. Mad About the Sixties ... Fearful Fail-Safes, Then and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Switched

    ... Fonda played the unnamed president, clearly based on JFK in the novel by Eugene Burdock and Harvey Wheeler, in Fail-Safe . I wrote about the 50th anniversary of one of those films, The Best Man , last week . I'll write some more about the first of ...

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  4. "What do we say to the dead?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | MetaFilter

    ... chance at reaching audiences come the year 2000. George Clooney produced and starred in a live broadcast remake of Fail-Safe on April 9th, 2000 for the CBS television network. It was the first feature-length fictional show broadcast live on CBS in ...

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  5. Doomsday MachinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Slate Magazine

    As brilliant and grotesquely funny as Dr. Strangelove is, the neglected Fail-Safe is the more mature and damning take on the nuclear enterprise. Poor Fail-Safe .

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  6. Wedding photos reveal same ol' GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Cincinnati.com

    George Clooney: Seeing newlyweds George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin smiling and waving in Venice last weekend made media reporter John Kiesewetter smile. Wedding photos reveal same ol' George George Clooney: Seeing newlyweds George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin smiling and waving in Venice last weekend made media reporter John Kiesewetter smile.

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  7. Strawdog Offers Fully Accessible Performance of FAIL/SAFE at Victory Gardens TonightRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Strawdog Theatre Company, Hugen Hall and Victory Gardens' Access Project, announce a fully accessible performance of the world premiere of Strawdog Theatre's Hugen Hall production of Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler's Fail/Safe, adapted for the stage by ensemble members Nikki Klix and Anderson Lawfer , tonight, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m., direction by Anderson Lawfer , Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, in the Prince Charitable Trust Rehearsal Room, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. This performance will be fully wheelchair accessible. Audio description, open captioning and a touch tour of elements from the production will also be provided.

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  8. Walter MatthauRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Hilobrow

    ... Lonely Are The Brave (1962) pitted empathetic New Mexico sheriff Matthau against unruly cowboy Kirk Douglas, while Fail-Safe , released nine months after Dr. Strangelove (both 1964), revealed the unsmiling side of nuclear annihilation, with national ...

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  9. Strawdog to Offer Fully Accessible Performance of FAIL/SAFE at Victory Gardens, 10/4Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Strawdog Theatre Company, Hugen Hall and Victory Gardens' Access Project, announce a fully accessible performance of the world premiere of Strawdog Theatre's Hugen Hall production of Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler's Fail/Safe, adapted for the stage by ensemble members Nikki Klix and Anderson Lawfer , Saturday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m., direction by Anderson Lawfer , Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, in the Prince Charitable Trust Rehearsal Room, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. This performance will be fully wheelchair accessible. Audio description, open captioning and a touch tour of elements from the production will also be provided.

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  10. Still stifling laughter 40 years after 'Young Frankenstein'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... Picture "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." Gaining in reputation, he was contacted by Sidney Lumet, director of "Fail-Safe" (1964) as head of photography - and, along with Frankenstein, calls it his favorite film. Both were shot in black-and-white, ...

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  11. Still stifling laughter 40 years after 'Young Frankenstein' Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.” Gaining in reputation, he was contacted by Sidney Lumet, director of “Fail-Safe” (1964) as head of photography - and, along with Frankenstein, calls it his favorite film. Both were shot in ...

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