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Atomic bomb cinema

the apocalyptic imagination on film

by Jerome Franklin Shapiro

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear warfare in motion pictures,
    • Science fiction films -- History and criticism,
    • Motion pictures -- United States -- History,
    • Motion pictures -- Japan -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJerome F. Shapiro.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W3 S53 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 386 p. :
      Number of Pages386
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3581391M
      ISBN 100415936594, 0415936608
      LC Control Number2002277634
      OCLC/WorldCa48800622

      In one view, the atomic bomb was a great savior that ended a long, bitter war, punished an evil aggressor and saved countless lives -- American, Japanese and East Asian. to Prototypical bomb films to The initial elation after Hiroshima and Nagasaki to , Part 1: A complex growth industry to , Part II: Cold war fantasies to Losing faith in social institutions to The Reagan era to The post-cold war years to Japan's.

        The atomic bomb also emerged in comic books. In November/December , Headline Comics created a series centered around Adam Mann, who accidentally ingests heavy water with U in it. He becomes “Atomic Man,” a human atomic bomb, and proclaims, “I could use my power to crush every evil influence in the world” (Szasz 52). Atomic bomb, also called atom bomb, weapon with great explosive power that results from the sudden release of energy upon the splitting, or fission, of the nuclei of a heavy element such as plutonium or uranium. atomic bomb The first atomic bomb test, near Alamogordo, New Mexico, J Jack Aeby/Los Alamos National Laboratory.

        The atomic bomb, and nuclear bombs, are powerful weapons that use nuclear reactions as their source of explosive energy. Scientists first developed nuclear . In , in Los Alamos, New Mexico, a team of government scientists is working on the top secret Manhattan Project in a race to produce an atomic bomb before the Nazis. Meanwhile, their families adjust to a life on the military base/10(K).


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