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"Docudrama" about the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 and its results, the recovering of the ships, the improving of defense in Hawaii and the US efforts to beat back the ... See full summary »

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Mr. 'C'
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Ghost of US sailor killed at Pearl Harbor
Paul Hurst ...
World War I Ghost Soldier
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Single Voice of the Dead Servicemen (voice)
James Kevin McGuinness ...
Narrator (voice) (as James K. McGuiness)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Addie Allen ...
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James E. Kelley ...
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Mrs. James E. Kelley ...
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Mrs. William J. Leight ...
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William J. Leight ...
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Henry L. Rosenthal ...
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Mrs. Henry L. Rosenthal ...
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Mrs. William H. Schick ...
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William H. Schick ...
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"Docudrama" about the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 and its results, the recovering of the ships, the improving of defense in Hawaii and the US efforts to beat back the Japanese reinforcements. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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(restored) | (war workers') | (Academy Award) | (original theatrical)

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Walter Huston, who plays Uncle Sam, the personification of the United States, was born in Canada. See more »

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The War and Navy Departments, producers of the movie, are credited orally by a narrator. See more »

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Featured in John Ford Goes to War (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Adeste Fidelis (O Come All Ye Faithful)
Written by Frederick Oakeley and John Francis Wade
Played as background music for Sunday morning service, December 7
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Excellent footage with an unnecessary, tacked-on, prologue
7 December 2001 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This Oscar-winning documentary features some spectacular battle footage and is generally well-done, except for the Hollywood hokum grafted onto the beginning, for who knows what reason. It's ridiculous and boring. just ignore it and watch the documentary. The documentary, sans lead-in, is recommended highly.


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