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Blood on the Sun (1945)

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A dedicated American reporter in 1930's Japan, is determined to expose that government's plan for world domination.

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Storyline

Nick Condon is a newspaper reporter working in Tokyo who refuses to toe the Japanese line on the expansionist policies of the anti-democratic Imperialist government. When it becomes clear to the authorities that Condon isn't going to cooperate and that he has some valuable information and contacts, they decide to get him in their clutches for some interrogations and then dispose of him. Written by Alfred Jingle

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Having a wnderful time In Tokyo! See more »

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20 July 1945 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Du sang dans le soleil  »

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Robert Armstrong who played Tojo wore a set of false teeth to make his jaw line as much like Tojo's as possible. However, with the teeth in place, when Bob spoke his lines he could not be understood. So, back to the studio Bob went, to stand in a soundproof booth and loop his lines, making what his character said understandable. See more »

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During the fight Condon versus Oshima there are various and obvious mismatchs between audio and visual actions. See more »

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[first lines]
Arthur Bickett: But gentlemen, I know nothing about this article being printed. I was out of town.
Secret Police Major Kajioka: Then let me read what is printed here in your paper. "If Japan wants to control China we must first crush the United States just as in the past we have to fight in the Russo-Japanese war."
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Interesting Drama Flick
30 January 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I must admit at the outset that Jimmy Cagney is not my favourite Hollywood personality, though I did enjoy this movie. (I just can't help thinking that he's going to break out into "Yankee Doodle" any minute). I thought this to be an interesting drama, with a bit of action (thought the martial arts scenes left a lot to be desired) and good performances by the leads. The story was great and that alone was enough to keep me interested all the way through. It seemed to be trying to be "noir" by having most of the elements of a true noir there, but as a whole I wouldn't classify it as such. Worth a look. The DVD copy I bought is excellent, a really clear copy with great sound.


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