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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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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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20 July 1945 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Sangre sobre el sol  »

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James Cagney has long being associated with the phrase "You dirty rat!". Though he actually said in the movie Taxi! (1932) "Come out and take it, you dirty, yellow-bellied rat" and not "You dirty rat!", Cagney is heard saying "dirty rats" in this movie. 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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error in continuity or facts
5 August 2005 | by (Oceanside, CA) – See all my reviews

Not Cagney's best but still interesting enough to watch. The goof or error is that the Tanaka plan, which the story is about and has the Baron Tanaka in the movie is off historically. Cagney dates the time when he says to Slyvia Sidney, " left the US in 1921, spent 2 years somewhere and 10 years in China" That total would make the current time in the movie 1933! Baron Tanaka, died in 1929! The director should have caught this historical error! Although this is not the best movie and revues are not the best, it was Slyvia Sydney's last leading role and for movie buffs it is worth seeing. Overlook the terrible and obviously staged fight scenes and the political errors of the time based on what we know today and you can enjoy it. For movie buffs I think it is worth viewing.


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