Destination Tokyo (1943) was a Adventure - Historical Film directed by Delmer Daves and produced by Jack L. Warner and Jerry Wald.
Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Writing||Steve Fisher||Nominated|
Destination Tokyo (1943)By Beatrice on Sep 26, 2014 From Flickers in Time
Destination Tokyo Directed by Delmer Daves Written by Delmer Daves and Albert Maltz from an original story by Steve Fisher 1943/USA Warner Bros First viewing/Netflix rental Wolf: I don’t know. Strong arm, strong back, weak mind! This goes way overboard in the propaganda department at times.... Read full article
Destination Tokyo (1943)on Jul 10, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film
? Cary Grant did a few war pictures, as did practically every male star who wasn’t drafted into service, and Destination Tokyo is the one selected for this week’s tribute to Grant.? I’ve mentioned in past reviews of film in this genre that I’m not a fan of war movies; they te... Read full article
Destination Tokyo: A Classic Example of 1940s Propaganda War FilmBy Jill Blake on Feb 23, 2013 From Sittin' on a Backyard Fence
Disclaimer: This post discusses Japanese racial stereotypes common in World War II propaganda films including examples of dialogue used.? Prior to the United States involvement in World War II, films produced in mainstream Hollywood glossed over or completely sidestepped discussion of the war in Eur... Read full article
Destination TokyoBy RBuccicone on Mar 7, 2011 From MacGuffin Movies
Destination Tokyo (1944) ????? I have never been particularly drawn to war pictures or those that pair Cary Grant opposite a bunch of men, rather than wooing a woman, but Grant made some great war pictures, and Destination Tokyo is certainly one of those (I need to revisit Operation Petticoat, which... Read full article
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Capt. Cassidy: Christoforo Colombo! Here comes a flattop, with a destroyer screen.
Capt. Cassidy: I hear Japs are happy to die for their emperor. A lot of them are going to be made very happy.
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According to 'Hollywood Reporter' of 26 July 1943, some filming for this movie was shot on location at Portuguese Bend which is near Redondo Beach, California.
Posters incorrectly advertised the film as "Destination Tokio" despite Tokyo's proper spelling appearing in the film's on-screen title. Upon the film's release on DVD, a variation of the poster using the corrected spelling was used for the cover.
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