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Title Tora! Tora! Tora! / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; an Elmo Williams-Richard Fleischer production ; screenplay by Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kirkushima ; directed by Richard Fleischer, Toshio Masuda and Kinji Fukasaku ; produced by Elmo Williams ; Japanese sequences directed by Toshio Masuda, Kinji Fukasaku.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [1970]
©2006

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  DVD TORA! TORA! TORA! DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  DVD TORA TORA TORA    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Media Room DVDs & Blu-rays  DVD TORA DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Adult Department  DVD TORA DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  DVD CLA TOR DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD TORA! TORA! TORA! DISC 1-2    Lending office
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD TORA    Check Shelf
Edition 2-disc special edition ; anamorphic widescreen format (2.35:1).
Description 2 videodiscs (144 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Cinema classics collection
Cinema classics collection.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 4.1 surround (English), Dolby surround (English), Dolby Digital mono (French).
Cast Martin Balsam, Soh Yamamura, Joseph Cotten, Tatsuya Mihashi, E.G. Marshall, James Whitmore, Takahiro Tamura, Eijiro Tono, Jason Robards.
Credits Directors of photography, Sinsaku Himeda, Masamichi Satoh, Osami Furuya, Charles F. Wheeler ; editors, James E. Newcom, Pembroke J. Herring, Inoue Chikaya; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Note Based on the books: Tora! Tora! Tora! / by Gordon W. Prange, and: The broken seal / by Ladislas Farago.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1970.
Program notes on container insert include an essay by film critic and historian Tom Weaver.
Special features (disc 1): Optional commentary by director Richard Fleischer & Japanese film historian Stuart Galbraith IV; "Day of Infamy" documentary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (20 min.); original theatrical trailer (4 min.).
Special features (disc 2): "History behind the lens Tora! Tora! Tora!: A giant awakes" documentary of the historical facts behind the film (90 min.); "Hollywood Backstories: Tora! Tora! Tora!" AMC making-of featurette (22 min.); "Movietone news" film clips of events surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor, including "First Pictures of Jap Attack on Hawaii" (2 min.), "Now it can be shown" (9 min.), "A year of war since Pearl Harbor" (7 min.), "War with Japan" (7 min.), "U.S. declares war on Japan" (5 min.), "First pictures of Navy attack on Jap Islands" (3 min.), "Jap cities were bombed by U.S. Army planes" (1 min.), "President honors 'Jimmy' Doolittle for raid on Japan" (3 min.), "War reports of the United Nations" (2 min.), "Doolittle's raiders, who bombed Tokyo, mark anniversary" (1 min.), "Behind-the-scenes" production still gallery; "Production gallery" of cast and set stills; original theatrical trailer (4 min.).
Settings menu includes THX Optimode audio and video settings assistant.
Summary A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Awards Academy Awards, USA, 1970: Oscar - Best Effects, Special Visual Effects (A.D. Flowers, L.B. Abbott).
Contents Special features: Anamorphic widescreen version -- Commentary by director Firchard Fleischer and Japanese film historian Stuart Galbraith IV -- Two historical documentaries -- AMC backstory: Tora! Tora! Tora! -- Behind-the scenes still galleries -- Ten Fox Movietone news features -- Original theatrical trailer -- Language: English 4.1 Dolby surround ; English Dolby surround ; French mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Language In English or dubbed French; with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Hawaii -- Drama.
Genre/Form Historical films.
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Williams, Elmo, 1913-2015
Fleischer, Richard.
Forrester, Larry. 1924-1988.
Oguni, Hideo, 1904-1996.
Kirkushima, Ryuzo.
Masuda, Toshio, 1927-
Fukasaku, Kinji.
Balsam, Martin, 1919-1996.
Yamamura, Sō, 1910-2000.
Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994.
Mihashi, Tatsuya, 1923-2004.
Marshall, E. G., 1914-1998.
Whitmore, James, 1921-2009.
Tamura, Takahiro.
Tōno, Eijirō, 1907-1994.
Robards, Jason.
Prange, Gordon W. (Gordon William), 1910-1980. Tora! Tora! Tora!
Farago, Ladislas. Broken seal.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543240754 00
Music No. 2234075 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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