1941 (1979) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • Hysteria grips California in the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. An assorted group of defenders attempt to make the coast defensible against an imagined Japanese invasion, in this big budget, big cast comedy. Members of a Japanese submarine crew scout out the madness, along with a Captain in Germany's Kreigsmarine (Navy).

    - Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>
  • It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering from war nerves. Chaos erupts all over the state. An Army Air Corps Captain, a civilian with a deranged sense of Nationalism, civilian defenders, and a Motor Pool crew all end up on the trail of a lost Japanese sub that has picked Hollywood as their own target. Will these people be able to defend their homes? Will they be able to preserve the safety in California? Will they be able to get a hold of themselves?

    - Written by David Rivera
  • Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor.

    - Written by jgp3553@yahoo.com


December 13, 1941. One week after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and on a beach in northern California...

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