First Yank Into Tokyo (1945)

First Yank Into Tokyo


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This WW II drama is the first to deal with the fateful atomic bomb attack on Japan. Originally, the film centered on the acquisition of a new kind of gun, but as it was in production during the time the Bomb was dropped, the producers were quick to change the story to suit the times. It tells the story of a straight-arrow American pilot who was raised in Japan and is asked to return there to get a captured scientist to garner valuable information about the A-bomb. The pilot, Major Ross, realizes … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama , Action & Adventure , Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: ,
Written By: Robert J. Bren
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as Major Steve Ross

as Abby Drake

as Lewis Jardine

as Col. Hideko Okanura

as Haan-Soo

as Maj. Nogira

as Capt. Tanahe

as Maj. Ichibo

as Capt. Sato

as Capt. Andrew Kent

as Capt. Harris

as Japanese Pilot

as Waist Gunner

as Sub Commander

as Bellhop

as Col. Thompson

as Dr. Langley

as Dr. Stacey

as Col. Blaine

as Sgt. Osami

as Capt. Yamanashi

as Col. Blaine

as Japanese Soldier

as Japanese Soldier

as Dancer

as Ling Wan

as Dr. Kai Koon

as Chinese Captain

as Prisoner

as Prisoner

as Prisoner

as Prisoner

as Prisoner

as Korean

as Prisoner

as Nurse

as Japanese Sentry

as Japanese Sentry
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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I could see this film being more powerful when viewed during the war.

Full Review… | September 16, 2002
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