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The Resource Tora! Tora! Tora!, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; an Elmo Williams-Richard Fleischer production ; screenplay by Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kikushima ; directed by Richard Fleischer, Toshio Masuda and Kinji Fukasaku ; produced by Elmo Williams ; Japanese sequences directed by Toshio Masuda, Kinji Fukasaku

Tora! Tora! Tora!, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; an Elmo Williams-Richard Fleischer production ; screenplay by Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kikushima ; directed by Richard Fleischer, Toshio Masuda and Kinji Fukasaku ; produced by Elmo Williams ; Japanese sequences directed by Toshio Masuda, Kinji Fukasaku

Label
Tora! Tora! Tora!
Title
Tora! Tora! Tora!
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents ; an Elmo Williams-Richard Fleischer production ; screenplay by Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kikushima ; directed by Richard Fleischer, Toshio Masuda and Kinji Fukasaku ; produced by Elmo Williams ; Japanese sequences directed by Toshio Masuda, Kinji Fukasaku
Title variation
Tora·Tora·Tora
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Commentator
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1970: Oscar - Best Effects, Special Visual Effects (A.D. Flowers, L.B. Abbott).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, S[h]insaku Himeda, Masamichi Satoh, Osami Furuya, Charles F. Wheeler ; editors, James E. Newcom, Pembroke J. Herring, Inoue Chikaya; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French; with optional English or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.T66 2006
PerformerNote
Martin Balsam, Soh Yamamura, Joseph Cotten, Tatsuya Mihashi, E.G. Marshall, James Whitmore, Takahiro Tamura, Eijiro Tono, Jason Robards
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1913-2015
  • 1927-
  • 1924-1988
  • 1904-1996
  • 1914-1989
  • 1919-1996
  • 1910-2000
  • 1905-1994
  • 1923-2004
  • 1914-1998
  • 1921-2009
  • 1907-1994
  • 1916-1997
  • 1965-
  • 1910-1980
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Elmo
  • Fleischer, Richard
  • Masuda, Toshio
  • Fukasaku, Kinji
  • Forrester, Larry
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Kikushima, Ryūzō
  • Balsam, Martin
  • Yamamura, Sō
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Mihashi, Tatsuya
  • Marshall, E. G.
  • Whitmore, James
  • Tamura, Takahiro
  • Tōno, Eijirō
  • Robards, Jason
  • Himeda, Shinsaku
  • Wheeler, Charles F
  • Goldsmith, Jerry
  • Galbraith, Stuart
  • Prange, Gordon W.
  • Farago, Ladislas
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
144
Series statement
Cinema classics collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pearl Harbor, Attack on (Hawaii : 1941)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military campaigns
  • Hawaii
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • War
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Tora! Tora! Tora!, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; an Elmo Williams-Richard Fleischer production ; screenplay by Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kikushima ; directed by Richard Fleischer, Toshio Masuda and Kinji Fukasaku ; produced by Elmo Williams ; Japanese sequences directed by Toshio Masuda, Kinji Fukasaku
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books: Tora! Tora! Tora! / by Gordon W. Prange, and: The broken seal / by Ladislas Farago
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1970
  • Program notes on container insert include an essay by film critic and historian Tom Weaver
  • Special features (disc 1): Optional commentary by director Richard Fleischer & Japanese film historian Stuart Galbraith IV; "Day of Infamy" documentary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (20 min.); original theatrical trailer (4 min.)
  • Special features (disc 2): "History behind the lens Tora! Tora! Tora!: A giant awakes" documentary of the historical facts behind the film (90 min.); "Hollywood Backstories: Tora! Tora! Tora!" AMC making-of featurette (22 min.); "Movietone news" film clips of events surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor, including "First Pictures of Jap Attack on Hawaii" (2 min.), "Now it can be shown" (9 min.), "A year of war since Pearl Harbor" (7 min.), "War with Japan" (7 min.), "U.S. declares war on Japan" (5 min.), "First pictures of Navy attack on Jap Islands" (3 min.), "Jap cities were bombed by U.S. Army planes" (1 min.), "President honors 'Jimmy' Doolittle for raid on Japan" (3 min.), "War reports of the United Nations" (2 min.), "Doolittle's raiders, who bombed Tokyo, mark anniversary" (1 min.), "Behind-the-scenes" production still gallery; "Production gallery" of cast and set stills; original theatrical trailer (4 min.)
  • Settings menu includes THX Optimode audio and video settings assistant
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature -- disc 2. Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (144 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543240754
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2234075
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)68693914
  • (OCoLC)ocm68693914
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 4.1 surround (English), Dolby surround (English), Dolby Digital mono (French), anamorphic widescreen format (2.35:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tora! Tora! Tora!, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; an Elmo Williams-Richard Fleischer production ; screenplay by Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kikushima ; directed by Richard Fleischer, Toshio Masuda and Kinji Fukasaku ; produced by Elmo Williams ; Japanese sequences directed by Toshio Masuda, Kinji Fukasaku
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books: Tora! Tora! Tora! / by Gordon W. Prange, and: The broken seal / by Ladislas Farago
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1970
  • Program notes on container insert include an essay by film critic and historian Tom Weaver
  • Special features (disc 1): Optional commentary by director Richard Fleischer & Japanese film historian Stuart Galbraith IV; "Day of Infamy" documentary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (20 min.); original theatrical trailer (4 min.)
  • Special features (disc 2): "History behind the lens Tora! Tora! Tora!: A giant awakes" documentary of the historical facts behind the film (90 min.); "Hollywood Backstories: Tora! Tora! Tora!" AMC making-of featurette (22 min.); "Movietone news" film clips of events surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor, including "First Pictures of Jap Attack on Hawaii" (2 min.), "Now it can be shown" (9 min.), "A year of war since Pearl Harbor" (7 min.), "War with Japan" (7 min.), "U.S. declares war on Japan" (5 min.), "First pictures of Navy attack on Jap Islands" (3 min.), "Jap cities were bombed by U.S. Army planes" (1 min.), "President honors 'Jimmy' Doolittle for raid on Japan" (3 min.), "War reports of the United Nations" (2 min.), "Doolittle's raiders, who bombed Tokyo, mark anniversary" (1 min.), "Behind-the-scenes" production still gallery; "Production gallery" of cast and set stills; original theatrical trailer (4 min.)
  • Settings menu includes THX Optimode audio and video settings assistant
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature -- disc 2. Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (144 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543240754
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2234075
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)68693914
  • (OCoLC)ocm68693914
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 4.1 surround (English), Dolby surround (English), Dolby Digital mono (French), anamorphic widescreen format (2.35:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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