CONELRAD 100: Atomic Films
81-100 | 61-80 | 41-60 | 21-40 | 1-20

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The CONELRAD 100 of Atomic Films

TITLE: THE ATOMIC CAFE

The Atomic Cafe soundtrack long-playing record album.


THE ATOMIC CAFE
DIRECTORS: Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty
YEAR: 1982

A documentary satire of the early atomic era edited together from newsreel and Civil Defense training films. A contemporaneous soundtrack of bizarre country and blues songs celebrating the Bomb compliments the ingeniously assembled footage. ATOMIC CAFE achieves a level of sublime comedy that compels repeated viewing.



AMAZON product link: THE ATOMIC CAFE

CONELRAD 100 | 81-100 | 61-80 | 41-60 | 21-40 | 1-20

ATOMIC HYGIENE: Cold War Short Films
OCCUPYING A PUBLIC SHELTER
Like 'Information Program Within Public Shelters,' this is another over-optimistic introduction to post-Bomb shelter life courtesy the U.S. government. This amusing film has such an incongruous assortment of scenes that it makes underground living seem like some sort of family summer camp sponsored by the military.
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