Dramatization of the trial of General Yamashita when he was tried for his actions in the Philippines during World War 2 that resulted in the death of thousands of civilians. And of how the lawyers assigned to defend him tried to.
His name: General Tomoyuki Yamashita, Commander of the Imperial Japanese Army in the Phillippines. In 1945, he became the first enemy to be tried as a war criminal. Tonight, watch this gripping dramatization of one of the most controversial military trials of modern times. Produced, directed, and narrated by Stanley Kramer. Starring John Fujioka.
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