WWII Battlefront Asia - TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection

WWII Battlefront Asia - TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection

     
 

Though its purely propagandastic aspects are never far from surface, Destination Tokyo must rank as one of the most intelligent and objective of wartime thrillers. Cary Grant is a tower of strength as Captain Cassidy, skipper of an American submarine bound for Tokyo harbor. Its mission: to allow a Navy meterologist to survey Japanese weather conditions, inSee more details below

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Overview

Though its purely propagandastic aspects are never far from surface, Destination Tokyo must rank as one of the most intelligent and objective of wartime thrillers. Cary Grant is a tower of strength as Captain Cassidy, skipper of an American submarine bound for Tokyo harbor. Its mission: to allow a Navy meterologist to survey Japanese weather conditions, in preparation for a major Allied assault. Many of the individual incidents in Delmar Daves' script are based on fact, notably an episode in which a pharmacist's mate is called upon to perform an emergency appendectomy. Admittedly, some of the secondary characters are WWII stereotypes, but they're never played that way. Particularly good isDane Clark, in his first important screen role; also registering well as a radio man is John Forsythe, in his first screen role ever. From the sub's embarkation in San Francisco to its climactic retreat from Japan, there's not a single solitary dull moment in the 135 minutes of Destination Tokyo.

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Product Details

Release Date:
05/05/2009
UPC:
0883929059546
Rating:
NR
Source:
Turner Classic Movie
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame, Wide Screen]
Time:
8:06:00
Sales rank:
24,394

Special Features

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Scene Index

Disc #1, Side A -- TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: WWII - Battlefront Asia
1. Logos/Title/Credits [1:29]
2. Explosive Exit [3:19]
3. Learning New Orders [2:38]
4. Meeting the Troops [3:47]
5. Bombing a Bridge [5:21]
6. Cross Off a Captain [3:35]
7. No Taps for the Dead [1:29]
8. First & Last Speech [2:34]
9. "That's U.S.A.!" [3:27]
10. "Yep, That's Two" [2:05]
11. Looking for Trouble [3:46]
12. Sitting Ducks [4:05]
13. "Bang! 4th of July!" [3:35]
14. Concerned Comrade [1:37]
15. 3 Down/1 Sick [4:26]
16. Titles for Heroism [3:25]
17. Foggy-Eyed Sailor [4:27]
18. "Jitterbug Kid" [5:43]
19. Suggesting Desertion [3:14]
20. A Dynamite Take-Off [3:43]
21. Death In Delirium [1:57]
22. "This Is It, Kid!" [4:06]
23. Let's Make a Deal [4:30]
24. Deadly Walking Trees [4:58]
25. Bunions & Bandages [4:30]
26. Last Letter to Mum [5:11]
27. Burns' Last Smoke [1:21]
28. Sarge's Solo Stand [4:46]
Disc #1, Side B -- TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: WWII - Battlefront Asia
1. Credits and Foreword [1:29]
2. Cabanatuan [3:19]
3. Real Heros [2:38]
4. Act Like a Soldier [3:47]
5. That Many of the Enemy [5:21]
6. New Assignment [3:35]
7. Provided You Behave [1:29]
8. Lessons [2:34]
9. Our Chances [3:27]
10. A Hanging [2:05]
11. Bello's Epitaph [3:46]
12. Something to Fight For [4:05]
13. Rescuing a Comrade [3:35]
14. Bello's Memorial [1:37]
15. War Hurts Everybody [4:26]
16. Not His People [3:25]
17. Lovers Reunited [4:27]
18. Make It Memorable [5:43]
19. Maximo's Promotion [3:14]
20. Answer to Independence [3:43]
21. Captured [1:57]
22. Liberty Well Learned [4:06]
23. Unwavering Faith [4:30]
24. Mission of Trickery [4:58]
25. Taking the Village [4:30]
26. Holding Their Position [5:11]
27. Roll Call of the Valiant [1:21]
Disc #2, Side A -- TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: WWII - Battlefront Asia
1. Credits [1:17]
2. Copperfin's Orders [3:49]
3. Words From the Skipper [4:00]
4. Doll on a Sub [3:04]
5. Merry Christmas [5:43]
6. Just a Gag [2:29]
7. Just a Bird [4:40]
8. Destination Tokyo [4:40]
9. Wolf's Naval Maneuver [3:44]
10. Seeing Is Believing [4:08]
11. Rendezvous [4:21]
12. Enemy Air Attack [3:30]
13. Enemy Knife Attack [3:00]
14. Defusing the Bomb [4:14]
15. Love on Record [2:25]
16. Remembering the Dead [5:22]
17. Behind the Names [3:38]
18. Approaching Japan [2:48]
19. Hitching a Ride [2:42]
20. Through the Net [5:20]
21. Three on a Mission [3:14]
22. Cover of Night [5:39]
23. Tokyo Rose's Version [3:30]
24. His Biggest Kick [3:13]
25. Case of Appendicitis [3:19]
26. The Operation [4:13]
27. Contacting the Hornet [5:01]
28. Narrow Escape [4:03]
29. Taking to the Sky [3:47]
30. Torpedos Away [4:50]
31. Sting From Our Tail [2:52]
32. Depth Charges [1:56]
33. Without Letup [4:24]
34. Down for the Deep Six [4:41]
35. That Lucky [2:12]
Disc #2, Side B -- TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: WWII - Battlefront Asia
1. Credits [1:53]
2. Fort Bragg [3:32]
3. Q&A [7:09]
4. The Scrounger [3:13]
5. Rise and Shine [1:18]
6. Danang [5:32]
7. Dead Heroes [1:35]
8. Beckworth Arrives [4:58]
9. Strike Camp [6:19]
10. Rain: Capt Nim [6:18]
11. Night Harassment [3:47]
12. Chopper Warfare [5:44]
13. The Seabees [2:28]
14. A Spy [3:31]
15. The Chieftain [5:48]
16. Foot Patrol [2:30]
17. A Village In Ashes [7:33]
18. Tabasco [2:30]
19. Enemy Attack [4:06]
20. Bullog's Down? [2:31]
21. Falling Back [6:20]
22. Air Strike [3:34]
23. The Battle at Dawn [3:42]
24. Puff Magic Dragon [2:01]
25. Camp Reclaimed [2:19]
26. Provo's Request [3:16]
27. Plan Bravo [3:18]
28. The Word Is Alert [3:39]
29. Kowalski's Last [3:08]
30. Dividing the Squad [3:07]
31. Close on General [3:36]
32. Inside...and Out [5:07]
33. Blowing the Bridge [4:24]
34. Lift-Off [2:51]
35. He Takes the Point [2:47]
36. A Sad Return [5:15]
37. Cast List [:54]

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