The Atomic Cafe

New Video (1982)
Documentary, History
USA | English | Color | 1h 28min

A disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government-issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.


Cast View all

Paul Tibbets Himself
Harry S. Truman Himself
W.H.P. Blandy Himself - Commander of the Bikini Test
Brien McMahon Himself
Lloyd Bentsen Himself
Owen Brewster Himself
Julius Rosenberg Himself
Ethel Rosenberg Herself
Val Peterson Himself - Director of Civil Defense
Lyndon Johnson Himself
Lewis Strauss Himself - Chairman / Atomic Energy Commission
George Molan Himself
George Portell Himself
Jerry Schneider Himself
Sergeant Weaver Himself
Seymour Melman Himself - Columbia University
Mario Salvadori Himself - Columbia University
Nikita Khrushchev Himself
Hugh Beaumont Military Officer
Albert Einstein Himself
Dwight D. Eisenhower Himself
J. Edgar Hoover Himself
Douglas MacArthur Himself
Joseph McCarthy Himself
Richard Nixon Himself

Crew View all

Director Jayne Loader
Kevin Rafferty
Pierce Rafferty
Producer Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
738329235802 Blu-ray A Dec 04, 2018
767685949634 DVD 1 Mar 26, 2002
767685134405 DVD 1 Nov 18, 2008
738329235796 DVD 1 Dec 04, 2018
9780767043373 DVD