In a deleted scene, Slim Pickens
' character is threatened with a torture device that turns out to be a coat hanger. Steven Spielberg
hated losing the joke, and swore he'd to put it in every one of his future movies until it stayed there. Luckily, it stayed in his very next film, Raiders of the Lost Ark
(1981). See more
The "stop light" threat condition signal in the air defense coordination center is shown twice. The first time, when the trainer is incorrectly reported as enemy aircraft over the reservoir, it switches from green to yellow on the appropriate dialogue command. A few minutes later, a decision is made to "go to red," and the signal moves from green to red. It should have been yellow. See more
On December 7, 1941, the Naval Air Arm of the Imperial Japanese Fleet, in a surprise attack, struck the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor and hurtled an unsuspecting America into World War II.
American citizens were stunned, shocked and outraged at this treacherous attack. On the West Coast, paranoia gripped the entire population as panic-stricken citizens were convinced that California was the next target of the Imperial Japanese Forces.
Major General Joseph W. Stilwell, ...