Buy it here: Amazon . Kubrick's masterpiece is as enjoyable now as I am sure it was when it was first created. There is something so endearing about Peter Sellers that I was so shocked by 'The Life And Death Of...' because I could not believe that someone who seems so approachable on screen could be so monstrous at times in real life.
The thing that jolted me and reminded me of Strangelove the other day was that we were watching a Discovery Channel documentary on Jack Unterweger, the Austrian serial killer who murdered his victims by strangulation. When they interviewed one of the investigating Austrian police officers (Max Edelbacher) he had the exact same voice as Dr. Strangelove when he spoke English and for about an hour I was wondering where I had heard that voice before.... Peter Sellers as Dr. Strangelove! It was hilarious. Sellers is so brilliant at this role play - and the interview with Edelbacher only served to remind me of how good he was at his craft.
I loved it so much that I am going to include the video below so you can reference the two for yourself. Go to 41 seconds in this video and 7mins34seconds.