Fail Safe

Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring.
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Film Cast:

  • The President: Henry Fonda
  • Prof. Groeteschele: Walter Matthau
  • Col. Cascio: Fritz Weaver
  • Buck: Larry Hagman
  • Gen. Bogan: Frank Overton
  • Col. Jack Grady: Edward Binns
  • Brig. Gen. Warren A. Black: Dan O’Herlihy
  • Defense Secretary Swenson: William Hansen
  • Gen. Stark: Russell Hardie
  • Helen Grady: Janet Ward
  • TSgt. Collins: Dom DeLuise
  • Knapp: Russell Collins
  • Congressman Raskob: Sorrell Booke
  • Ilsa Wolfe: Nancy Berg
  • Thomas: John Connell
  • Sullivan: Frank Simpson
  • Betty Black: Hildy Parks
  • Foster: Dana Elcar
  • Mrs. Cascio: Louise Larabee
  • Mr. Cascio: Stewart Germain
  • Go-go Dancer (uncredited): Geri Miller
  • Jet Fighter Pilot (voice) (uncredited): Charles Tyner

Film Crew:

  • Art Direction: Albert Brenner
  • Executive Producer: Sidney Lumet
  • Script: Eugene Burdick
  • Novel: Harvey Wheeler
  • Screenplay: Walter Bernstein
  • Producer: Max E. Youngstein
  • Producer: Charles H. Maguire
  • Director of Photography: Gerald Hirschfeld
  • Editor: Ralph Rosenblum
  • Set Decoration: J.C. Delaney
  • Costume Design: Anna Hill Johnstone
  • Sound Editor: Jack Fitzstephens
  • Sound mixer: William Swift
  • Makeup Department Head: Bill Herman
  • Assistant Director: Harry Falk
  • Camera Operator: Albert Taffet

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