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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)

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Best WritingSteve FisherNominated
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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 Film

By 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 Tokyo

By 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: There's lots of Mikes dying right now. And a lot more Mikes will die. Until we wipe out a system that puts daggers in the hands of five-year-old children.


Tommy Adams: You ever want to be a real doctor, Pills?
Pills: Yeah... I was one of those college wise-guys who didn't know where he was going. Funny place to find out, on submarines.
Tommy Adams: What college did you go to?
Pills: California. Only a year. Then I signed up. I had an "A" in chemistry... so they made me a Pharmacists Mate.


Mike Conners: [Tommy Adams is starting look-out duty] Keep your eyes peeled Kid... we're *nobody's* friend! Even our *own* ships'll shoot *first* and ask questions *later*!


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Facts about

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.
Tom Tully and Warner Anderson who appear in this movie would also appear together in The Caine Mutiny and the police drama series The Lineup (a.k.a. San Francisco Beat).
Columbia Pictures loaned Cary Grant to Warner Brothers to make this movie.
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