Midway (1976) Poster



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Edited from 

Salute to the Marines (1943)
Footage of SNJ trainers painted as Japanese aircraft and footage of SB2U Vindicator dive bombers used to represent Navy SBD dive bombers and TBD torpedo planes
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
Scenes of Dolittle's Tokyo raid at the beginning of the movie are from Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo.
Away All Boats (1956)
Several action scenes, including the one were a Zero slams into the Yorktown's bridge, were taken from Away All Boats.
Hawai Middowei daikaikûsen: Taiheiyô no arashi (1960)
All the model work showing the Japanese carrier force, the scene where the Japanese fishermen wave to the planes, and all the exteriors on the Japanese ships not involving the main characters
Battle of Britain (1969)
Long shots of dogfighting aircraft and close-up of German bomber exploding
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Most sequences of the Japanese air raids on Midway are stock shots from 20th Century Fox's Tora! Tora! Tora!

Referenced in 

Die Hard (1988)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Lost Continent (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "'Midway,' in Sensurround"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Final Justice (1999) (TV Episode)
Crow: "The movie 'Midway' had fewer boats than this."
JAG: New Gun in Town (2001) (TV Episode)
Airman Tyree says it made him want to be a pilot.
Sensurround: The Sounds of Midway (2001) (Video)
subject of film


Men of the Fighting Lady (1954)
The fireball of a crippled plane into the aircraft carrier deck was used as a SB2C Helldiver crashing into the aircraft carrier. It's actual footage of a test flight of an F9F Panther crashing onto the USS Midway in 1951. The pilot survived.

Featured in 

They Were There (1976) (Short)
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Sneak Previews: The Best and Worst Films of 1976 (1977) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown. One of Roger Ebert's Dogs of the Year.
The Making of 'Midway' (2001) (Video)
clips shown
Sensurround: The Sounds of Midway (2001) (Video)
clips from film are shown

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