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In Harm's Way ()


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A Naval officer, reprimanded after Pearl Harbor, is later promoted to Rear Admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.

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Rock
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Eddington
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Maggie
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Mac
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Bev
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Jere
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Annalee
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Admiral Broderick
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Clayton Canfil
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Commander Egan Powell
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CINCPAC I
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Commander Neal Owynn
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Lt. Commander Burke
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C.P.O. Culpepper
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Ensign Griggs
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Colonel Gregory
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Quartermaster Quoddy
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Liz Eddington
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Captain Tuthill
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Lieutenant Cline
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Ensign Balch
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Lt. J.G. Tom Agar (as Richard Le Pore)
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Ship's Doctor
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Tearful Woman
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Phil Mattingly ...
PT Boat Skipper
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CINCPAC II
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yankee Chang ...
Mortuary clerk (uncredited)
Fritz Ford ...
Man at Mess Tent (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
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Piano Player (uncredited)
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Airman in the Blue Lagoon (uncredited)
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U.S. Army Air Corps Major (Liz Eddington's Lover) (uncredited)

Directed by

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Otto Preminger

Written by

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Wendell Mayes ... (screenplay)
 
James Bassett ... (novel "Harm's Way")

Produced by

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Otto Preminger ... producer

Music by

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Jerry Goldsmith

Cinematography by

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Loyal Griggs

Film Editing by

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Hugh S. Fowler
George Tomasini

Editorial Department

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Connie Roese ... negative cutter
James D. Wells ... assistant editor (as James Wells)

Casting By

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Bill Barnes

Production Design by

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Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)

Set Decoration by

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Morris Hoffman

Makeup Department

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Del Armstrong ... makeup artist
Naomi Cavin ... hair stylist
Dave Grayson ... makeup artist
Frederic Jones ... hair stylist
Web Overlander ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Stanley Goldsmith ... production manager (as Stanley H. Goldsmith)
Jim Henderling ... production manager (as James Henderling)
Eva Monley ... production manager
Henry Weinberger ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Michael Daves ... second assistant director
Howard Joslin ... assistant director
Daniel McCauley ... assistant director

Art Department

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Eugene Acker ... painter
Gene Lauritzen ... construction coordinator
Wallace Oliver ... property master
Al Roelofs ... associate art director
Elmer C. Rogers ... construction
Saul Bass ... poster designer (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Charles Grenzbach ... sound
Don Hall ... sound effects editor (as Don Hall Jr.)
Harold Lewis ... sound
Glenn E. Anderson ... boom operator (uncredited)

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Lawrence W. Butler ... special effects
Willis Cook ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Farciot Edouart ... special photography

Stunts

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Paula Dell ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Herron ... stunts (uncredited)
John Indrisano ... stunts (uncredited)
Loren Janes ... stunts (uncredited)
Hal Needham ... stunts (uncredited)
Ronnie Rondell Jr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Smith ... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Ziker ... stunts (uncredited)

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Carl Gibson ... key grip
Philip H. Lathrop ... camera operator: second unit (as Philip Lathrop)
George Gordon Nogle ... camera operator (as George Nogle)
Homer Plannette ... chief gaffer
Morris Rosen ... key grip

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Hope Bryce ... costume coordinator
Gordon T. Dawson ... wardrobe (as Gordon Dawson)
Grace Harris ... wardrobe (as Grace M. Harris)
Alan Levine ... wardrobe
Gildo Scarano ... wardrobe
Eric Seelig ... wardrobe

Music Department

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Richard Carruth ... music editor
Robert Bain ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Jerry Goldsmith ... conductor (uncredited) / musician (uncredited)
Michael Hennagin ... composer: three additional cues (uncredited)
Artie Kane ... musician: organ, piano (uncredited)
Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Richard Nash ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Emil Richards ... musician: drums, percussion (uncredited)
Elfi von Dassanowsky ... vocal coach (uncredited)
Albert Woodbury ... music arranger (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department

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Kathleen Fagan ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Lonnie Leroy Hawk Jr. ... driver (uncredited)

Additional Crew

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Saul Bass ... title designer
Nat Rudich ... executive assistant to producer
Max Slater ... dialogue coach
John Dunaway ... production secretary (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

On patrol the morning of December 7th, 1941, while commanding a cruiser Captain Torrey receives word of the attack on Pearl Harbor. His orders are to find the Japanese force and attack it. The film tells the story of three families during the outbreak of World War II. Written by michaeloshey

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Taglines Stripped of everything - they lived and loved and fought as if there were no tomorrow... See more »
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Also Known As
  • Première victoire (France)
  • Erster Sieg (Germany)
  • Primera victoria (Spain)
  • In calea primejdiei (Romania)
  • Første sejr (Denmark)
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  • 165 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Shortly after the filming ended, John Wayne was diagnosed with lung cancer on September 13, 1964. He suggested that Kirk Douglas should replace him in The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) if he did not survive surgery. See more »
Goofs While sitting in Torrey's office, he and Maggie have the radio on. The Japanese show comes on with the lady calling herself "Tokyo Rose". At no time during the war did Iva Toguri call herself that. She referred to herself as Ann, Orphan Ann, or Your Number One Enemy. At no time did she ever broadcast any type of propaganda. The show's producer was an Australian officer captured at Singapore and tortured. His assistants were an American officer and a Filipino officer. Toguri had been smuggling food into the POW camps before being forced to go on the air. She continued to do so afterwards. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Bass on Titles (1977). See more »
Soundtracks Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree See more »
Quotes Commander Paul Eddington: Old Rock of Ages, we've got ourselves another war. A gut bustin', mother-lovin' Navy war.
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