Dr. Strangelove: Music And Music

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When it comes to the technical aspects of Dr. Strangelove, no two are more important than the sound/music and the framing. The music and sound included in the film play an incredibly important role in guiding the audience from scene to scene and signaling shifts in mood as well as increases/decreases in tension. For example, each time that Major Kong and his men on the B-52 are reintroduced, the patriotic theme (the tune of which is a play on When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again) aptly named Bomb Run is played. Also, at the very end of the film, clips of the doomsday bomb exploding are played alongside Vera Lynn’s We’ll Meet Again. This song choice is an example of Kubrick’s ability to project his views satirically through aspects other than

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