skip navigation
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Who Gives That Order?

title details and video sharing options

  1. now playing

    Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Who Gives That Order?

    First scene for translator Buck (Larry Hagman) and for the president (Henry Fonda), going underground at the start of the crisis precipitated by an accidental incursion by an American nuclear bomber squadron, consulting with General Bogan (Frank Overton), in Sidney Lumet's Fail-Safe, 1964.

    View the TCMDb entry for Fail Safe (1964)


  2. share video
This Month
Of Human Bondage (1934) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Go Spoofing Me
Dunsford (Reginald Sheffield) has brought...
Play | SHOP

Of Human Bondage (1934) -- (Movie... Dunsford (Reginald... MORE > $13.95 Regularly $24.95 Buy Now

Romance (1930) -- (Movie Clip) She Is Very Ugly
Still at a New York party and in his own long flashback,...
Play | SHOP

Romance (1930) -- (Movie Clip) She... Still at a New York party... MORE > $14.95 Regularly $17.99 Buy Now

Anna Karenina (1935) — (Movie Clip) To Be Near You
Greta Garbo (title character) has left Moscow in a hurry...
Play
Ninotchka (1939) -- (Movie Clip) I Was Wounded Before Warsaw
Parisian playboy Count Leon (Melvyn Douglas) doesn't know...
Play | SHOP

Ninotchka (1939) -- (Movie Clip) I... Parisian playboy Count... MORE > $15.95 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

In A Lonely Place (1950) -- (Movie Clip) You're The Killer
Screenwriter Dix (Humphrey Bogart) is a dinner guest...
Play | SHOP

In A Lonely Place (1950) -- (Movie... Screenwriter Dix... MORE > $18.85 Regularly $29.95 Buy Now

Blonde Crazy (1931) — (Movie Clip) Call Me Albert For Short
Opening, Warner Bros.’ follow-up to The Public Enemy,...
Play
Tea And Sympathy (1956) -- (Movie Clip) -- He Is An Off Horse
Faculty wife Laura (Deborah Kerr) is just meeting Herb...
Play | SHOP

Tea And Sympathy (1956) -- (Movie... Faculty wife Laura... MORE > $16.95 Regularly $19.99 Buy Now

Having Wonderful Crime (1945) — (Movie Clip) I Might Win A Prize!
Elaborate plotting to get pinup Carole Landis (as newlywed...
Play
Man from Laramie, The (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Checkin' Half Moon Stock
Not a lot of chat as Dave (Alex Nicol) and his gang start...
Play | SHOP

Man from Laramie, The (1955) --... Not a lot of chat as Dave... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.99 Buy Now

Dr. Strangelove (1964) -- (Movie Clip) It Is My Clear Duty
Director Stanley Kubrick executes this exchange mostly in...
Play
Party, The (1968) — (Movie Clip) Does That Include Television?
Joining writer-director Blake Edwards’ litany of blunders...
Play | SHOP

Party, The (1968) — (Movie Clip)... Joining writer-director... MORE > $11.35 Regularly $19.95 Buy Now

Anna Karenina (1947) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Afraid You Don't Know Me
Stiva (Hugh Dempster) meets his sister Anna (Vivien Leigh)...
Play | SHOP

Anna Karenina (1947) -- (Movie... Stiva (Hugh Dempster)... MORE > $16.95 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

I Know Where I'm Going (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Is That Gaelic You're Talking?
Joan (Wendy Hiller) meets Torquil (Roger Livesey),...
Play
Glory (1989) — (Movie Clip) Get Your Slave Wages!
Forbes (Cary Elwes) and Colonel Shaw (Matthew Broderick)...
Play | SHOP

Glory (1989) — (Movie Clip) Get... Forbes (Cary Elwes) and... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $9.99 Buy Now

Four Feathers, The (1939) -- (Movie Clip) To Be A Soldier And A Coward
Englishman Harry (John Clements), resigned from his army...
Play | SHOP

Four Feathers, The (1939) -- (Movie... Englishman Harry (John... MORE > $19.47 Regularly $29.95 Buy Now

Graduate, The (1967) — (Movie Clip) I Just Have The Toothbrush
Nervous Ben (Dustin Hoffman, title character) has been...
Play | SHOP

Graduate, The (1967) — (Movie Clip)... Nervous Ben (Dustin... MORE > $23.35 Regularly $29.95 Buy Now

King Of Kings (1961) -- (Movie Clip) He Is Without Sin
John The Baptist (Robert Ryan) at work, interviewed by...
Play | SHOP

King Of Kings (1961) -- (Movie... John The Baptist (Robert... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Niagara (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Won't You Kiss Me
Honeymooners Polly (Jean Peters) and Ray (Casey Adams) and...
Play
You Can't Take It With You (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Buy Yourself Some Mousetraps
After a tense encounter with his disapproving family at a...
Play
Stranger, The (1946) -- (Movie Clip) Harper School For Boys
After events abroad, fugitive Nazi toadie Meinke...
Play
#
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Who Gives That...
First scene for translator Buck (Larry Hagman) and for the...
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Who Gives That Order?
First scene for translator Buck (Larry Hagman) and for the president (Henry Fonda), going underground at the start of the crisis precipitated by an accidental incursion by an American nuclear bomber squadron, consulting with General Bogan (Frank Overton), in Sidney Lumet's Fail-Safe, 1964.>
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Nightmare,...
Dan O'Herlihy, as "General Black," features in the nightmare...
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip)...
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Nightmare, Opening
Dan O'Herlihy, as "General Black," features in the nightmare sequence and opening credits to Fail-Safe 1964, directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Henry Fonda and Walter Matthau.>
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Then We Must...
While there's only a routine strategic alert in place,...
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Then We Must Toughen The Men
While there's only a routine strategic alert in place, hawkish civilian nuclear war expert Groeteschele (Walter Matthau) is giving a previously scheduled talk to top military brass, jousting in particular with General Black (Dan O'Herlihy), in Sidney Lumet's Fail-Safe, 1964.>
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) This Is Our...
Knapp (Russell Collins), Colonel Cascio (Fritz Weaver) et al...
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) This Is...
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) This Is Our Chance!
Knapp (Russell Collins), Cascio (Fritz Weaver) et al at missile command as the accidental American nuclear attack proceeds, Swenson (William Hansen) presiding in the war room, civilian Groeteschele (Walter Matthau) dominating, the president (Henry Fonda) sequestered, in Fail-Safe, 1964.>
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Convicts And File...
First scene for nuclear war theorist Groeteschele (Walter...
Fail-Safe (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Convicts And File Clerks
First scene for nuclear war theorist Groeteschele (Walter Matthau), holding court at a Washington cocktail party, diplomat Foster (Dana Elcar) objecting, with no suggestion of the crisis that comes later in the film, in Sidney Lumet's Fail-Safe, 1964.>
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Fail-Safe, 1964.
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Fail-Safe...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Fail-Safe, 1964. >
Tiffany Vazquez Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
TCM's Saturday afternoon host Tiffany Vazquez introduces...
Tiffany Vazquez Intro -- Fail-Safe...
Tiffany Vazquez Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
TCM's Saturday afternoon host Tiffany Vazquez introduces Fail-Safe, 1964. >
Dave Karger Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
Guest host Dave Karger introduces Fail-Safe, 1964.
Dave Karger Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
Dave Karger Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
Guest host Dave Karger introduces Fail-Safe, 1964. >
Dave Karger Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
TCM's Dave Karger introduces Fail-Safe, 1964.
Dave Karger Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
Dave Karger Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
TCM’s Dave Karger introduces Fail-Safe, 1964. >
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Fail-Safe, 1964.
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Fail-Safe...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Fail-Safe (1964)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Fail-Safe, 1964. >
#

TCM Movie Database

Your destination for exclusive material from the TCM vaults

LEARN MORE >