Olive Films has announced that addition of the thriller The Atomic City to their upcoming slate of Blu-ray releases. The film was directed by Jerry Hopper and written by Sydney Boehm. The drama starred Gene Barry, Lydia Clarke, Michael Moore, Nancy Gates, and Lee Aaker. The Atomic City will be available for purchase online and in stores beginning on September 17th.
In the film, nuclear physicist Frank Addison (Barry) and his wife are living every parent’s worst nightmare: their son Tommy (Aaker) has been kidnapped. The kidnapper’s ransom demands are the secrets behind the H-bomb! The desperate scramble to rescue Tommy unfolds at a rapid pace in The Atomic City… from the streets of Los Angeles to cliff dwelling of Santa Fe; the real-life locations provide the vivid backdrops for this taut and suspenseful thriller.
The Atomic City was released in May of 1952 and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Story or Screenplay.
Olive Films has not released any details concerning the exact tech specs and special features that will be included with the disc.