The lives of several personnel and residents at and around the Pearl Harbor naval base are changed forever on December 6, 1941.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Midge Forrest (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Col. Jason Forrest (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Capt. Cal Lankford (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Dr. Carol Lang (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Holly Nagata (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Lt. (j.g.) Doug North (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Mrs. Sally Colton, Madam (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Pvt. Billy Zylowski (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Sgt. Otto Chain (3 episodes, 1978)
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 1st Sgt. Walder (3 episodes, 1978)
Char Fontane ...
 Shirley (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Lily - General's Wife (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Cmdr. Michael North (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Ellie North (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Harrison (3 episodes, 1978)
Christian Vance ...
 Pvt. John Finger (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Patricia North (3 episodes, 1978)
Charles Lucia ...
 Lt. Christopher (3 episodes, 1978)
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 GMSN Cerruti (3 episodes, 1978)
John Fitzgibbons ...
 Looper (3 episodes, 1978)
Les Lannom ...
 Chief Looper (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Narrator (3 episodes, 1978)
Mike Miyashiro ...
 Cpl. Danny Nagata (3 episodes, 1978)
Seth Sakai ...
 Mr. Nagata (3 episodes, 1978)
Marik Yamoto ...
 Mrs. Mioko Nagata (3 episodes, 1978)
Elizabeth Smith ...
 Mrs. Lihuha (3 episodes, 1978)
Ben Cassidy ...
 The General (3 episodes, 1978)
Fred Stromsoe ...
 Cpl. Perkins (3 episodes, 1978)
John A. Lewis ...
 Donny (3 episodes, 1978)
Barbara Kelly ...
 Wife #1 (3 episodes, 1978)
Molly Mannix ...
 Waitress (3 episodes, 1978)
Kathy Stamos ...
 Wife #2 (3 episodes, 1978)
Kathy Lukather ...
 Wife #3 (3 episodes, 1978)
Lawrence T. Zerkel ...
 Lieutenant (3 episodes, 1978)
Moe Keale ...
 Sergeant (3 episodes, 1978)
Don Rockwell ...
 Cpl. Stroke (3 episodes, 1978)
Bill Edwards ...
 Dr. Begeham (3 episodes, 1978)
Fred Ball ...
 FBI Man #2 (3 episodes, 1978)
George P. Wilbur ...
 Marine Sergeant (3 episodes, 1978)
Tom Howse ...
 Soldier #1 (3 episodes, 1978)
Alan Hathaway ...
 Soldier #2 (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Soldier #3 (3 episodes, 1978)
Tim Jefferies ...
 Pvt. Dobbs (3 episodes, 1978)
John Whitney ...
 The Doctor (3 episodes, 1978)
Valarie Ann Charles ...
 Nurse #1 (3 episodes, 1978)
Luceno Paahao ...
 Nurse #2 (3 episodes, 1978)
Marjorie Reynolds ...
 Nurse #3 (3 episodes, 1978)
Tiffany Lynn ...
 Nurse #4 (3 episodes, 1978)
Edward McDonald ...
 MP Sergeant (3 episodes, 1978)
Robert Weaver ...
 Corporal (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Wife #4 (3 episodes, 1978)
Debbie Gamble ...
 Young Wife (3 episodes, 1978)
Mike Senedecker ...
 Clerk Sergeant (3 episodes, 1978)
Tom Drews ...
 Radioman (3 episodes, 1978)
Al Litton ...
 Surgical Team Member (3 episodes, 1978)
Ron Nakahara ...
 RCA Motorcyclist Messenger (3 episodes, 1978)
Sandy Shirai ...
 Housekeeper (3 episodes, 1978)
Bob Cullifer ...
 MP Sergeant #2 (3 episodes, 1978)
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This miniseries presents a cross-section of life in Pearl Harbor leading up to the Japanese attack and its immediate aftermath. Among the stories: A colonel's bitter wife seeks extramarital attention; a female doctor with painful memories resists a new love; a young naval officer falls for a Japanese-American woman. Pearl Harbor changes their lives and those of the people around them. Written by Anonymous

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Fierce. Unexpected. The day that changed everything.

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Drama | Romance | War

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16 November 1978 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The Japanese fleet scenes, along with much of the attack on Pearl Harbor itself, was borrowed footage from the 1970 movie, "Tora, Tora, Tora." See more »

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Edited from Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) See more »

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Like watching a well-choreographed slow-motion collision!
16 October 2004 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

The cast list alone semaphores the message that this is an EBGAC (everybody got a check) movie, the sort where all the available character actors in the waiting room got a chance to do their shtick. The script is the classic Hollywood "melodrama" diluted for commercial-interrupted TV. Stirling and Hy start out slow with cut-out characters and stock situations and then push them faster, through, past, around and beyond the actual "historical" situation that is supposed to be the excuse for this miniseries.

I don't know how many nights this thing originally ran, but I watched it on VHS in two installments. While I originally began to watch it to laugh, by the time it was over, I was thoroughly caught up. There are cartoon characterizations and a lot of odd anachronistic social comment, as well as some blatant emotional button pushing. All in all, everybody did their job well, earned their check, got another credit on their SAG CV, and by the time the final credits rolled, I felt that my time was not wasted.


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