On the Beach

Stanley Kramer (director)
Nevil Shute (novel)
John Paxton (screenwriter)
Gergory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire (starring)

N.p. Stanley Kramer Productions, 1959. Two vintage reference studio still photographs from the 1959 film.

In the wake of WWIII, what remains of the human race is rapidly annihilated by radiation poisoning. The only habitable part of the planet is southern Australia, which will soon become toxic as air currents bring the poisonous fumes south. Survivors grapple with their impending mortality, hopeful that somehow they might be spared. The film received two Academy Award nominations.

Set in Australia, shot on location in California and Australia.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine with light toning overall and manuscript graphite annotations to the verso.

[Book #139925]