Approved | | Drama, War
A Naval officer, reprimanded after Pearl Harbor, is later promoted to Rear Admiral, and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
When this movie was made in 1964, all of U.S. Navy Heavy and Light cruisers that would have been in service at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack had either been decommissioned and scrapped, or transferred to a South American Navy. Therefore, the ... ...
Commander Egan Powell:
Captain Paul Eddington: Heads.
Commander Egan Powell: Good-bye, Commander! Enjoy it!
Cmdr. Neal Owynn: Now what do you suppose he meant by that?
Captain Paul Eddington: Well, aren't you going with Broderick?
Cmdr. Neal Owynn: Why, no, I...
Captain Paul Eddington: I think you are.
Cmdr. Neal Owynn: Now wait a m...
Captain Paul Eddington: Now I don't care how you do it, but you'd better be on that ...
Cmdr. Neal Owynn: ...
The action takes place in the Solomon Islands, though they are renamed. The IJN Yamato, never ventured into the Solomon's due to fuel consumption issues. Also, it was not until 1944 that the IJN Yamato fired her guns in combat.
$4,200,000 (USA) (31 December 1965)
30 May 2017
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