The Beginning or the End (1947)

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The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.


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Director:

Norman Taurog

Writers:

Bob Considine (story), Frank Wead

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12 August 2000 | me/sf
I remember mud and dirt and Robert Walker!
I was very young when I saw this film but I remember the drama of it and the dirt and mud in the scenes where I think they were constructing what I now know to be the Los Alamos site. There was a scene where Tom Drake became exposed to the radiation by catching some equipment and saving many lives which described radiation sickness as "I feel dizzy, etc." I understood that very well. I also fell in love with Robert Walker! I do not remember anything about actual bombing, etc. I think I was too interested in the personal side of the story. This is an historic movie because it was one of the very first about the bomb. I wish it were available anyplace?

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