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If Tomorrow Comes (1971)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, War | TV Movie 7 December 1971
A white Californian girl and her new Japanese-American husband must keep their recent marriage secret in the wake of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.





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Complete credited cast:
Eileen Phillips
Frank Michael Liu ...
David Tayanaka (as Frank Liu)
Miss Cramer
Frank Phillips
John McLiam ...
Father Miller
Beulah Quo ...
Harlan Phillips
Kay Stewart ...
Helen Phillips
Bennett Ohta ...
Michael Fox ...
Frank Hotchkiss ...
Ron Stokes ...


In California, a young Caucasian girl and a Japanese-American boy defy local prejudices and secretly marry--on Dec. 7, 1941, minutes before Pearl Harbor is attacked. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Drama | Romance | War


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7 December 1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Glass Hammer  »

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Worth watching, probably accurate historically
16 September 1999 | by (Burnet, Texas (USA)) – See all my reviews

Underrated, and understated, this short (1 hour and 16 minutes) film says more in that length of time than many of today's bloated features do in twice the time.

One particularly funny (though it may not have been intentional) scene featured an "Okie" challenging a Nisei to a fight with a baseball bat. The Nisei said something like, "Ah, you know KENDO, Okie?" After that, you knew that the "Okie" had made a bad mistake...

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