The Atomic Cafe

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The Atomic Cafe ★★★ 1982

A chillingly humorous compilation of newsreels and government films of the 1940s and '50s that show America's preoccupation with the A-Bomb. Some sequences are in black and white. Includes the infamous training film “Duck and Cover,” which tells us what to do in the event of an actual bombing. 92m/C VHS, DVD. D: Kevin Rafferty, Jayne Loader, Pierce Rafferty; M: Miklos Rozsa.

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