On The Beach

  • 1959
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, Science Fiction, War

Based on Nevil Shute's popular novel, this flawed but moving end-of-the-world drama is set in Australia in 1964, after nuclear war has eliminated life in the northern hemisphere. While the folks down under await the nuclear fallout that will eventually kill them, the US Sawfish, a submarine commanded by Dwight Towers (Gregory Peck), ventures to California,...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
James Lee Barrett
Source (1 Credit)
Nevil Shute
Producer (1 Credit)
Cinematographer (2 Credits)
Daniel Fapp
Giuseppe Rotunno
Editor (1 Credit)
Frederic Knudtson
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Ernest Gold
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Rudolph Sternad
Art Director (1 Credit)
Fernando Carrere
Costumes (2 Credits)
Fontana Sisters
Special Effects (1 Credit)
Lee Zavitz
Make Up (2 Credits)
Frank Prehoda
John O'Gorman