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Dr. Stangelove (1964)

Saturday Jul 13, 2013

KiMo Theatre

423 Central NW
Albuquerque, NM
US

Phone: 768-3522
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$7


Paranoid Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper of Burpelson Air Force Base, he believing that fluoridation of the American water supply is a Soviet plot to poison the U.S. populace, is able to deploy through a back door mechanism a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union without the knowledge of his superiors, including the Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Buck Turgidson, and President Merkin Muffley. Only Ripper knows the code to recall the B-52 bombers and he has shut down communication in and out of Burpelson as a measure to protect this attack. Ripper's executive officer, RAF Group Captain Lionel Mandrake (on exchange from Britain), who is being held at Burpelson by Ripper, believes he knows the recall codes if he can only get a message to the outside world. Meanwhile at the Pentagon War Room, key persons including Muffley, Turgidson and nuclear scientist and adviser, a former Nazi named Dr. Strangelove, are discussing measures to stop the attack or mitigate its blow-up into an ...

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The historic KiMo Theatre in downtown Albuquerque continues to present audiences with classic films from Hollywood and beyond. This week’s packed offerings include Jean-Luc Godard’s 1960 French New Wave hallmark Breathless (Thursday, July 11, 7 p.m.), Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 gothic romance Rebecca (Friday, July 12, 8 p.m.), Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 Cold War mockery Dr. Strangelove (Saturday, July 13, 7 p.m.) and the 1961 musical favorite West Side Story (Sunday, July 14, 2 p.m.). Tickets for each film are $7 general admission and $5 for students and seniors. You can pick them up in advance at kimotickets.com.

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