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'The Doomsday Machine'? Take A Look Stanley Kubrick’s Diary Page Of Alternate 'Dr. Strangelove' Titles

The Playlist By Tess Hofmann | The Playlist March 8, 2013 at 11:04AM

It’s hard to imagine that the iconic “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” could have come wrapped in a different title, but here is hard evidence that a few other possibilities crossed Stanley Kubrick’s mind.
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It’s hard to imagine that the iconic “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” could have come wrapped in a different title, but here is hard evidence that a few other possibilities crossed Stanley Kubrick’s mind. Someone has excavated this one-sheet brainstorm in the writer-director’s own handwriting with titles such as “Wonderful Bomb,” “Strangelove: Nuclear Wiseman,” and “Dr. Strangelove’s Secret Uses of Uranus.” Let's just say, we think he benefited from the process of trial and error.

Those interested in what-could-have-been-Kubrick history should be sure to check out our recent feature on The Lost & Unmade Projects of Stanley Kubrick. Anyway, take a look below and let us know what alternate title you would have been okay with. [via Vulture]

Stanley Kubrick Diary Page

This article is related to: Stanley Kubrick, Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb


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