Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Title from container.
Hank Azaria, Don Cheadle, George Clooney, James Cromwell, Brian Dennehy, John Diehl, Richard Dreyfuss, Sam Elliott, Harvey Keitel, Norman Lloyd, William Smitrovich, Noah Wyle.
Live broadcast direction by Martin Pasetta, Jr. ; teleplay, Walter Bernstein ; director, Stephen A. Frears.
Broadcast live as a made-for-TV movie on April 9, 2000.
Based on the 1962 novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler and the 1964 motion picture.
The retelling of the classic Cold War doomsday thriller. A computer malfunction triggers the transmission of nuclear-attack codes to a U.S. bomber squadron. The orders are irreversible, the primary target is Moscow, and the President, his advisors and military leaders race time to head off global catastrophe. Recalling the adrenaline-rush of early TV drama, this movie was staged and telecast live in black-and-white, establishing an immediate sense of history unfolding.
Fail_safe (Television program : 2000)
18653 Warner Home Video