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Director:
Writers:
Steve Fisher (story)
Walter Doniger (adaptation)
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Release Date:
November 1949 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Most dangerous adventure of his career ! See more »
Plot:
An American returns to Tokyo try to pick up threads of his pre-WW2 life there, but finds himself squeezed between criminals and the authorities. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
A pretty good movie See more (29 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Humphrey Bogart ... Joseph 'Joe' Barrett

Alexander Knox ... Mark Landis
Florence Marly ... Trina Pechinkov Landis

Sessue Hayakawa ... Baron Kimura
Jerome Courtland ... Danny
Gordon Jones ... Idaho
Teru Shimada ... Ito
Hideo Mori ... Kanda
Charles Meredith ... Gen. Ireton

Rhys Williams ... Col. Dahlgren
Lora Lee Michel ... Anya, Trina's daughter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Hugh Beaumont ... Provost Marshal Major (uncredited)

Whit Bissell ... Capt. Winnow (uncredited)
Tommy Bond ... Fingerprint Sergeant (uncredited)
James Cardwell ... Military Police Captain (uncredited)
Scott Edwards ... Officer (uncredited)
Frank Fujino ... Man (uncredited)
Julia Fukuzaki ... Maid (uncredited)
Gene Gondo ... Kamikaze (uncredited)
Harold Goodwin ... Maj. J.F.X. Loomis (uncredited)
Otto Han ... Col. Hara (uncredited)
Toshiuki Iwasaka ... Man (uncredited)
Ted Jordan ... Military Policeman (uncredited)
Yuji Kakuuchi ... Barkeeper (uncredited)
Kyôko Kamo ... Nani-San (uncredited)
Fumiko Kawabata ... Mrs. Sado (uncredited)
Tetsu Komai ... Lt. Gen. 'The Butcher' Takenobu (uncredited)
Tom Komuro ... Nisei Interpreteror (uncredited)
Frank Kumagai ... Truck Driver (uncredited)
Tony Layng ... Military Policeman (uncredited)
Rollin Moriyama ... Manservant (uncredited)
Lane Nakano ... Rickshaw Driver (uncredited)
Ed Randolph ... Military Policeman (uncredited)
Jack Reynolds ... Jack - General Ireton's Aide (uncredited)
Fred F. Sears ... Medical Major (uncredited)
Michael Towne ... Military Police Sergeant (uncredited)
Yosan Tsuruta ... Najuro Goro (uncredited)
Harlan Warde ... Lieutenant at Airport (uncredited)
David Wolfe ... Photo Sergeant (uncredited)
John Yabu ... Policeman (uncredited)

Directed by
Stuart Heisler 
 
Writing credits
Steve Fisher (story)

Walter Doniger (adaptation)

Cyril Hume (screenplay) &
Bertram Millhauser (screenplay)

Produced by
Henry S. Kesler .... associate producer
Robert Lord .... producer
 
Original Music by
George Antheil 
 
Cinematography by
Charles Lawton Jr. 
 
Film Editing by
Viola Lawrence 
 
Art Direction by
Robert Peterson 
 
Set Decoration by
James Crowe 
 
Costume Design by
Jean Louis (gowns)
 
Makeup Department
Clay Campbell .... makeup artist
Helen Hunt .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wilbur McGaugh .... assistant director
Arthur S. Black Jr. .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Russell Malmgren .... sound engineer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joseph F. Biroc .... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Eddie Blaisdell .... grip (uncredited)
Emil Oster .... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Howard Robinson .... grip (uncredited)
Victor Scheurich .... camera operator (uncredited)
Homer Van Pelt .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Morris Stoloff .... musical director (as M.W. Stoloff)
Ernest Gold .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Paul Mertz .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jason Lindsey .... dialogue director
Rose Loewinger .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
88 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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Trivia:
This was the first movie allowed to film in post-war Japan.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Joe fights with Kanda to liberate Anya, she sits on the bed twice.See more »
Quotes:
Joseph 'Joe' Barrett:Hey, whatever became of the rattrap hotel that used to be next door?
Ito:The B-29's converted it into a parking lot.
Joseph 'Joe' Barrett:Well, it's lucky they stopped when they did, or all Tokyo'd be a parking lot. Next time it'll be the whole world and nothing left to park
Ito:Come upstairs, Joe. They don't understand a word of English - unless they listen.
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Movie Connections:
Edited into This Is It (2009)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Never KnewSee more »

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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
A pretty good movie, 21 November 2001
Author: homer_simpson91

Definitely one of the lesser Humphrey Bogart movies, this one has a strong beginning and end, but the middle gets pretty boring and causes the movie to drag. I really enjoyed the scenes with Bogart and Lora Lee Michel, who plays his daughter. Bogart's performance is, as always, very good, but the story didn't really interest me until the last 20 minutes or so of the movie. I would only recommend TOKYO JOE to fans of Bogart, such as myself.

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