A Day Called X (1955)
A Day Called X
Directed by Harry Rasky
Cast: Glenn Ford and The People of Portland Oregon
This was a documentary that aired on CBS and was set in Portland, Oregon. The film is a dramatized series of stock footage captured during Operation Greenlight, a massive civil defense exercise conducted in 1955 which tested the evacuation of Portland.
After a nuclear raid the whole city has to be evacuated. The film shows how the civil defense protocols lead up to the moments before the Soviet bombers attacked.