Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

Author: Peter B. Mersky
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1612342310
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For many, the escape from China proved a greater ordeal. This anniversary edition features a foreword by noted aviation writer Peter B. Mersky and an introduction by Mrs.

History In The Media

Author: Robert Niemi
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 157607952X
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A resounding propaganda coup, the Doolittle raid spawned two Hollywood
feature films: 20th Century Fox's The Purple Heart (February 1944) and MGM's
Thirty Seconds over Tokyo (November 1944). Directed by Lewis Milestone (All
Quiet on the Western Front) and written by studio mogul, Darryl F. Zanuck (as “
Melville Crossman”) and Jerome Cady, The Purple Heart focused its treatment of
the raid on the eight flyers captured afterward by the Japanese: Lt. Robert Hite, Lt
. William G.

Hollywood S Censor

Author: Thomas Doherty
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231512848
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In Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, the true story of Captain Ted Lawson, a flyer in the
Doolittle raid on Tokyo who lost a leg after ditching his B-24 over China, an
amputation scene proved too much for the home front. “The public is in no mood
to accept scenes depicting a fighting man's sufferings,” lectured Pete Harrison,
who after three years had reconsidered the box office downside of verisimilitude.
“Sending people out of a theater in an unhappy frame of mind helps neither their
morale ...

Encyclopedia Of Media And Propaganda In Wartime America

Author: Martin J. Manning
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598842277
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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, released in 1944, depicted the April 1942 raid on
Tokyo led by Lt. Col. James Doolittle, played in the film by Spencer Tracy. (MGM/
Photofest) the war, the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
mobilized Hollywood with creation of the Office of War Information (OWI) in 1942.
Directors and movie stars alike assisted the war effort in a wide varietyof ways,
from production of training filmsto starring roles in an increasing number of war
epics. Director ...


Author: Winston Groom
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 1555847781
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273–74. 23. 24. Craig Nelson, The First Heroes, pp. 120–21. Doolittle, I Could
Never Be So Lucky Again, p. 4; Nelson, The First Heroes, p. 130. 25. 26. 27. 28.
29. 30. 31. 32. Captain Ted W. Lawson, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, p. 55. Duane
Schultz, The Doolittle Raid p. 186. Joseph C. Grew, Ten Years in Japan, p. 527.
Schultz, The Doolittle Raid, p. 191. Nelson, The First Heroes, pp. 69–70. Lawson,
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, pp. 74–79. Doolittle, I Could Never Be So Lucky
Again, ...

Only Nixon

Author: James C. Humes
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761847391
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Little Ji's chest “swelled with love and pride” when he saw his father in Thirty
Seconds over Tokyo on the day the movie opened in November, 1944." In
January, 1946, Elder Ji returned to China to accept a position as dean of the law
school at Peking University." Little Ji graduated from Horace Mann-Lincoln high
school in 1948 and was admitted to Harvard University on a scholarship.” His
ambition was to get his Ph.D. in chemistry and return to China to help rebuild his
native land.

The Global War On Morris

Author: Steve Israel
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476772258
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I'll miss that channel when I'm dead. Oh-oh. I think I forgot to TiVo Thirty Seconds
Over Tokyo last night. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo. Nineteen forty-four. Directed
by Mervyn LeRoy. With Van Johnson, Spencer Tracy, and Robert Walker. Guess
it doesn't matter now. Now that I'm dying. Gottenyu! “Morris, are you okay?” he
heard Victoria ask. “Fine—I, just—” “Oh my God, I came on too strong! I always do
that! I'm so sorry! I didn't mean to—I mean—I was just asking about lunch. That's

Television Inquiry

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
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It presented the first such picture (Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo), to the Los Angeles
audience the evening of Friday, October 12, 1956, from 8 p. m. to approximately
10: 30 p. m. During this same time 12 regularly scheduled network programs
were broadcast on the 3 network stations in Los Angeles. These were the
programs which each of the networks thought would please the public most
Almost twice as many Los Angeles homes preferred to watch, and did watch,
Thirty Seconds Over ...

Robert Mitchum

Author: Lee Server
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429908733
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She was believed to have near mystical powers when it came to discerning a
young performer's strengths and weaknesses and how to access the one and
eliminate the other. Janet Leigh was among the stars who considered Burns a “
mentor,” and less talented actresses like Lana Turner were said to have achieved
whatever believability they had on screen due to Burns's tutelage. Burns was
shown some of the Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo rushes and then met with Mitchum
in her ...

Bombs Away

Author: Wilfried Wilms
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789042017597
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Jerome F. Shapiro Ninety Minutes over Tokyo1: Aesthetics, Narrative, and
Ideology in Three Japanese Films about the Air War Throughout Japanese
history, artists have delighted in mastering new and foreign modes or
technologies of representation. This has been especially true of filmmakers who,
moreover, are often at the center of controversy and contention over how events
can or should be represented, particularly events such as the Allied firebombing
of Japan. The films ...