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Flight from Ashiya (1964)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Romance, Drama | 25 March 1964 (USA)
A helicopter rescue team tries to save the survivors of a shipwreck off the coast of Japan during a raging typhoon.

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L:t. Col. Glenn Stevenson
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Lucille Caroll
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Caroline Gordon / Stevenson
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Leila
Eiko Taki ...
Tomiko
Joe Di Reda ...
SSgt. Randy Smith
Mitsuhiro Sugiyama ...
Charlie
E.S. Ince ...
Capt. Walter Mound
Andrew Hughes ...
Dr. Horton
William Ross ...
Capt. Jerry Cooper
June Shelley ...
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Flight from Ashiya is a 1964 film about the U.S. Air Force's Air Rescue Service, flying out of Ashiya Air Base, Japan. In this fictionalized film set in the early 1960s, a flight crew's mission is to rescue a life raft of Japanese civilians stranded in rough seas. The Airplane used in the film was the HU-16 Albatross, A flying boat. Written by Dod H

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The Never Told Story of the Air Borne Men in White Who Make Hell Their Home! See more »


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25 March 1964 (USA)  »

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Sacrificio sin gloria  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Tuesday Weld originally announced for Shirley Knight role. See more »

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Sergeant Mike Takashima: Mike Takashima... father Japanese, mother Polish.
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Paul Frees dubs em all
1 July 2011 | by See all my reviews

There are at least 4 instances of Paul Frees stepping in as the voice actor overlaying the on screen performance of a minor character. It was a lot of fun for a fan of Paul Frees. It made it seem like an Orson Welles movie. With all the lips not quite matching the dialog and the rich voice of Welles replacing the original actor. I wonder if it was just a gun and shoot issue for this movie. Knowing that sound would have to be cleaned up later and that Frees just got handed a copious load. He's also the narrator. It's interesting that this is an aircraft lover movie and that I'm writing about Paul frees being used so much. The Steve Canyon TV series, out on DVD, also has Frees popping up everywhere. And Steve Canyon is aircraft porno.


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