On the Beach

Directed by Stanley Kramer

Year: 1959
Running Time: 134
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1:66:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Shop Home Video

On the Beach

Cast
Gregory Peck
Ava Gardner
Fred Astaire
Anthony Perkins
Donna Anderson

Crew
Directed by Stanley Kramer


The war is over. Nobody won. Only the inhabitants of Australia and the men of the U.S, submarine Sawfish have escaped the nuclear destruction and radiation. Captain Dwight Towers (Gregory Peck) takes the Sawfish on a mission to see if an approaching radiation cloud has weakened, but returns with grim news: the cloud is lethal. With the days and hours dwindling, each person confronts the grim situation in his or her own way. One (Fred Astaire) realizes a lifetime Grand Prix ambition; another (Ava Gardner) reaches out for a chance at love. The final chapter of human history is coming to a close... From acclaimed director Stanley Kramer (Judgment at Nuremberg) and screenwriter John Paxton (Crossfire), comes this spectacular movie landmark - a film masterpiece with a message that will resonate as long as the world has the power to self-destruct at its own fingertips. Co-starring Anthony Perkins and Donna Anderson. Nominated for 2 Academy Awards including Best Film Editing, and Best Score (Ernest Gold).

Interested in bringing On the Beach to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.

On the Beach may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.

To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 16 2019 at 2:55pm
"★★★★! Humorous and self-referential, allowing space for the audience to not just feel, but think. This is no small…' https://t.co/VbXjHk4EFw'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 16 2019 at 2:47pm
RT' @hammertonail': Lead Critic Chris Reed (@chrisreedfilm) says director Nadav Lapid's SYNONYMS "offers a contemplative cinematic discourse…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 16 2019 at 1:44pm
RT' @DVDBeaver': Roger Moore as "fffolkes" on Blu-ray' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/ZvUCMsdXPv' CAN:' https://t.co/N5FfpsmZo6' UK:' https://t.co/b…'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 16 2019 at 1:44pm
RT' @PopMatters': Luis Buñuel's melodramas of survival, DEATH IN THE GARDEN and THE MILKY WAY (from' @KinoLorber)' carry on the director's proc…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 16 2019 at 12:44pm
"We’ve really tried to... allow the imagery to really carry a lot of the meaning of the film… The key here is to be…' https://t.co/ymwiwopcJI'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 16 2019 at 12:37pm
RT' @PhilEnvFilmFest': Join us on September 25 at' @AcadNatSci' for a screening of Anthropocene, a stunning documentary on humanity’s massive r…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 16 2019 at 12:37pm
RT' @anthropocene': “I think that the film and the works that we do tried to bring forward the complexity the subject deserves,”' @EdwardBurty…'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 16 2019 at 12:35pm
Two of our films made' @RollingStone's' list of the best movies at #TIFF19! BACURAU – "A perfect blend of blistering…' https://t.co/AKu7Sx0GSp'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 16 2019 at 11:58am
RT' @CriterionDaily': Early reviews of the #TIFF19 award winners—Platform, People’s Choice,' @FIPRESCI' …' https://t.co/WANacrTDAs'' https://t.co/…'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 15 2019 at 8:12pm
RT' @thepinksmoke': Six great films, six new blu-rays from' @KinoLorber'! In this new episode of' @JustTheDiscsPod',' @bobfreelander' talks w/ The…
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
Email: edu@kinolorber.com