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Stopover Tokyo (1957)

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An American intelligence agent is sent to Tokyo to track down a Communist spy ring.

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Mark Fannon
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Tina Llewellyn
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George Underwood
Ken Scott ...
Tony Barrett
Reiko Oyama ...
Koko
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High Commissioner
Sarah Selby ...
High Commissioner's Wife
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An American intelligence agent is sent to Tokyo to track down a Communist spy ring.

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December 1957 (Austria)  »

Also Known As:

Geheimring Nippon  »

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This film was based on the last of the "Mr. Moto" novels, "Stopover Tokyo", published in 1955, featuring a middle aged Moto. The film version deletes the Moto character entirely! See more »

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Written by John Philip Sousa
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Hey, Godzilla! "Stopover Tokyo" Is Desperately Calling You!
25 December 2013 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

You know, I'd say that about the only thing that could've possibly saved this piffling, little, 1957,"soap-opera-of-an-espionage-movie" from sinking under that sheer weight of its stars' inflated egos would've been the crucial appearance of everyone's favorite 50-meter monster, Godzilla.

Yeah. If Godzilla had suddenly shown up on the scene (and, once more, crushed Tokyo, but good, with his big, clumsy feet) that would've been a deliciously perfect way to generate some desperately needed interest for the likes of this utterly dry, drab and thoroughly sappy melodrama.

I would've loved to have seen actors like pretty-boy Robert Wagner, and cute-kittenish Joan Collins, and bored-bloated Edmond O'Brien running for their very lives down the streets of Tokyo while being hotly pursued by good, old Godzilla.

Believe me, Stopover Tokyo really was that bloody boring. And only an appearance by Godzilla could've saved it.


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