Malaya

Overview

Spencer Tracy and James Stewart team up for this World War II adventure, based on an supposedly true incident from World War II. Stewart plays John Royer, an ex-newspaper reporter with a backhand knowledge of Malaya, and Tracy plays a criminal named Carnaghan, doing time in Alcatraz for smuggling. They are brought together for an undercover assignment -- to smuggle a large shipment of rubber out of Japanese-held territory in Malaya and deliver the tonnage to awaiting U.S. ships. Carnaghan and Royer plod through ...
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Overview

Spencer Tracy and James Stewart team up for this World War II adventure, based on an supposedly true incident from World War II. Stewart plays John Royer, an ex-newspaper reporter with a backhand knowledge of Malaya, and Tracy plays a criminal named Carnaghan, doing time in Alcatraz for smuggling. They are brought together for an undercover assignment -- to smuggle a large shipment of rubber out of Japanese-held territory in Malaya and deliver the tonnage to awaiting U.S. ships. Carnaghan and Royer plod through the jungles and have to deal with several unscrupulous contacts including a man calling himself The Dutchman Sydney Greenstreet, a helpful FBI agent named Kellar John Hodiak, and a sneaky Japanese officer by the name of Colonel Tomura Richard Loo.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/23/2009
  • UPC: 883316126257
  • Original Release: 1949
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Presentation: B&W / Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:34:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 10,581

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Spencer Tracy Carnahan
James Stewart John Royer
Valentina Cortese Luana
Sydney Greenstreet Dutchman
John Hodiak Kellar
Lionel Barrymore John Manchester
Gilbert Roland Romano
Roland Winters Bruno Gruber
Richard Loo Col. Tomura
Ian MacDonald Carlos Tassuma
Joel Allen Federal Agent
George Carleton Small Man
Spencer Chan Chinese Shipmaster
Joseph Crehan Fat Man
Luther Crockett Navy Officer
Jack Davis Captain
Roque Espiritu Malay Servant
David Fresco Barracuda Ed
Herbert Heywood Bartender
Anthony Jochim Lean Man
DeForest Kelley Lt. Glenson
George Khoury
Paul Kruger Official
Eddie Lee Japanese Aids to Tomura
Weaver Levy
Leon Lontoc
Peter Mamakos
Lester Matthews Mattison
Charles Meredith Big Man
Matt Moore Prison Official
Anna Q. Nilsson Secretary
Jimmy O'Gatty
Alex Pope
Bill Self Henchman
Jack Shea Intern
Paul Singh Servant
Leonard Strong Half-witted Malay
James Todd Carson
Robert B. Williams Army Sergeant
Carli Elinor Waiter
Victor Groves
Technical Credits
Richard Thorpe Director
Malcolm Arnold Score Composer
Malcolm Brown Production Designer
Frank Fenton Screenwriter
George Folsey Cinematographer
Cedric Gibbons Production Designer
Arnold A. Gillespie Special Effects
Henry W. Grace Set Decoration/Design
Bronislau Kaper Score Composer
Edwin H. Knopf Producer
Ben Lewis Editor
Warren Newcombe Special Effects
André Previn Musical Direction/Supervision
Irene Valles Costumes/Costume Designer
Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration/Design
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