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The Ultimate DVD Experience!... This special 2-disk Wide Screen version of "Trinity and Beyond" contains new, never before seen extras only available on this limited edition. "Trinity and Beyond" is an unsettling yet visually fascinating documentary presenting the history of nuclear weapons development and testing between 1945 until 1963. Narrated by William Shatner and featuring an original score performed by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, the film reveals unreleased and classified government footage depicting in graphic detail these powerful and awesome weapons. Many scenes were restored with an Academy Award winning process created to make the footage look new. Director/producer Peter Kuran, traveled throughout the U.S. to locate footage that includes bombs being suspended by balloon, exploding under the ocean, being shot from a cannon and detonated in outer space. (c) 2006 VCEinc. Running Time: 92 minutes Featured on the DVD: This special 2-disk Wide Screen version was made from the blu-ray transfer and features: Atomic Weapon Effect footage as you've never seen it before. Dolby 5.1 Surround sound track slide show Atomic trailers unedited detonation with actual sound delay long unedited atomic bomb shots - NEW! original 50th Anniversary trailer - NEW! Includes the following never before seen features on the new bonus disk: The Making of Trinity and Beyond - a 10 minute short film that goes behind the scenes of filming "Trinity and Beyond." Additional Edward Teller Interview - (outtakes) Edward Teller talks about influences in his life and what the future will bring in this never before released interview footage. Donald Hornig Interview - sequence removed from "Trinity and Beyond" before its release. A fascinating account of sitting with the Bomb in a 100 ft steel tower during a thunder and lightning storm. Three of the original Trinity clips - identified with camera, lens information and camera speed. Scenes from Hiroshima - after the bombing in widescreen and restored. H-Bombs - wide shot scenes of Hydrogen bombs exploding in widescreen.
Trinity and Beyond is a factually solid, visually stunning, informative documentary. --Emanuel Levy, Daily Variety Seeing a cannon fire a bomb in the Nevada desert or a detonation in space is enough to recommend this disturbing but explosively thought-provoking cinematic experience. --David Hunter, Hollywood Reporter --David Hunter, Hollywood Reporter
"Seeing a cannon fire a bomb in the Nevada desert or a detonation in space is enough to recommend this disturbing but explosively thought-provoking cinematic experience." --David Hunter, Hollywood Reporter
Very sobering DVD that most should watch but few will be able to stay awake for the entire DVD.Published 16 days ago by HeartFixr
Archival material as important as the Zapruder film.
The "Greatest Generation" at work - and at play. Read more
Interesting and excellent footage of the various tests and bomb detonations. A bit matter of fact in its delivery.Published 21 days ago by Basil
Excellent film for those who are intrigued by nuclear weapons and the powerful destruction they have. A must see. Just wished it went into more detail about how the bomb works.Published 1 month ago by Dustin Henson
Great look at the insanity of nuclear weaponry. Makes you realize that Dr. Strangelove is practically a documentary.Published 1 month ago by DAVID
If you ever wanted to know just how powerful nukes are... watch this. The huge number of nukes test fired by America, Russia, and other nations from before WW2 through the 60s will... Read morePublished 2 months ago by James R. Whisenhunt
I wanted to enjoy learning about history of nuclear weapons and this is truly a very interesting movie about it, but the only sad fact that this DVD is not closed-captioned for the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mark D. Rice