Atomic Nightmares: Screening the Bomb via Archival Film and Television Ephemera
Mark Quigley will present a curated selection of obscure celluloid and cathode relics of Cold War representations of "The Bomb." Followed by a Q&A session.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020, UCSB, Santa Barbara
Cost: Not available
Age limit: Not available
In addition to showing extensive clips from grim, historic newsreels and nightmarish, long-forgotten dramatic television specials, Mr. Quigley will discuss the available resources for conducting archival research in this area.
The UCLA Film & Television Archive holds over 250,000 films and television programs produced from the 1890s to the present. The collection includes independent and studio-produced shorts and feature films, advertising and industrial films, documentaries, local and network TV programming, commercials, news and public affairs broadcasts, and 27 million feet of newsreels produced between 1919 and 1971.
Event posted Nov. 8, 2012
Last updated Nov. 8, 2012