Destination Tokyo (1943)
|Producer(s)||Jerry Wald, Jack L. Warner (executive)|
|Top Genres||Adventure, Drama, Historical, War|
|Top Topics||World War II|
Destination Tokyo Overview:
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) and There’s No Place Like HomeBy 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 6, 2020 From 4 Star Films
“This is sort of a blind date. We’ll just have to wait and see what happens.” – Cary Grant as Captain Cassidy No pretense can be made to suggest?Destination Tokyo functions as an original entry of a “men on a mission movie” from a couple decades later. For one thi... Read full article
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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Reserve Officer Raymond: [Just having come aboard the 'Copperfin'] Uh... How do I get below, sir? I... I've never been aboard a submarine before.
Capt. Cassidy: [Slightly bemused, as he points to the only obvious entry into the submarine] There's the hatch. It goes 'down.'
Wolf: [He and Tin Can have been forced to physically subdue Dakota, who's losing his grip during a particularly fierce depth-charging of the 'Copperfin'] Sorry I had to sock ya'.
Tin Can: It was either your chin, or the boat, Dakota. There was nothing else we could do. We gotta' take it. We can't win if we can't take it. Don't you know that?
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Principal cast members were familiarized with submarines and submarine operations at the Mare Island Navy Yard in San Francisco Bay, California.
The Copperfin submarine seen in this movie was an exact scale model of a real US Navy submarine. However, for reasons of military security, equipment and operating mechanisms were of varying kinds and varieties so the enemy could not identify accurate explicit interior details of US Navy submarines. As this movie was made during the Second World War, this filmic subterfuge was done in order to confuse America's World War II wartime enemies.
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