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Across the Pacific (1942)

Approved  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  5 September 1942 (USA)
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Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-marshaled out of the army and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. But has ... See full summary »

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Charles Halton ...
A.V. Smith
Victor Sen Yung ...
Joe Totsuiko (as Sen Young)
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Capt. Morrison
Paul Stanton ...
Col. Hart
Lester Matthews ...
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Tom Stevenson ...
Unidentified Man
Roland Drew ...
Capt. Harkness
Monte Blue ...
Dan Morton
Chester Gan ...
Capt. Higoto
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Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-marshaled out of the army and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. But has Leland really been booted out, or is there some other motive for his getting close to fellow passenger Doctor Lorenz? Any motive for getting close to attractive traveller Alberta Marlow would however seem pretty obvious. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Aloha Means Goodbye  »

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Much of the action takes place upon a Japanese freighter named the "Genoa Maru". There was a real Japanese cargo ship by the same name which was torpedoed and sunk by the USS Finback on June 11, 1943. See more »

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The background for the opening titles is a map of the Panama Canal. The orientation of the map and the compass is correct, but the labeling of the map is incorrect. In fact, the Atlantic end of the canal and the city of Colon are at the upper left (Northwest), and the Pacific end of the canal and Panama City are at the lower right (Southeast). The map is correctly labeled behind the closing credits. See more »

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Alberta Marlow: Mr. Leland, I believe that a man should tell the woman he's going to marry everything.
Rick Leland: Oh, in that case, I'll come clean.
Alberta Marlow: What?
Rick Leland: I look old, but that's because I've worried a lot. Actually, I haven't yet reached the age of legal consent, and if you don't get out of here, I'm gonna yell for help.
Alberta Marlow: All right, you can get yourself another heiress.
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10 November 2000 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

John Huston's second film reunited three of his key actors from The Maltese Falcon(1941). This war time thriller takes place before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Across the Pacific(1942) is about a disgraced solider who tries to redeem himself by acting as a spy for the US government. Humphrey Bogart plays the American spy, Rick Leland in his most cool and suave performance. Leland's mission is to prevent the Japanese from bombing the Panama Canal.

Sydney Greenstreet as Dr. Lorenz gives a performance that's absolutely sinister. He would have made a perfect James Bond Villain had he lived during the 1950's. Across the Pacific(1942) is an entertaining motion picture that realisticly parallels the war that was occuring in the Pacific. Mary Astor is ravishing as the mysterious Alberta. Only the majority of the movie was completed for John Huston went off to join the war effort(another filmmaker involved with the film named Vincent Sherman ended up filming the final scenes).


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