The film 'On The Beach' – made in 1959

The film 'On The Beach' – made in 1959

VIDEO: Cold War-era classic ‘On The Beach’ released on Blu-ray

The post-nuclear war film, released in 1959, stars Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, and Fred Astaire.



On the Beach, the apocalyptic film from 1959 starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, and Fred Astaire, comes out on Blu-ray this week.

Canadian Press film critic John McKay takes a look at this and other Cold War-ish nuclear disaster films in ‘Video@Home’.

Video: The Canadian Press