Blood On The Sun
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 34 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: February 19, 2002
- Originally Released: 1945
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Sylvia Sidney & James Cagney|
|Performer:||Rosemary DeCamp, Wallace Ford, Robert Armstrong, John Emery, Leonard Strong & Frank Puglia|
|Directed by||Frank Lloyd|
|Edited by||Truman Wood & Walter Hannemann|
|Screenwriting by||Lester Cole|
|Composition by||Miklos Rozsa|
|Story by||Garrett Fort|
|Produced by||William Cagney|
|Director of Photography:||Theodor Sparkuhl|
Description by OLDIES.com:
The film's evocative art direction won an Academy Award.
- BLOOD ON THE SUN is loosely based on a true story. The Tanaka Plan was a real document that was delivered into the hands of the international press in 1927. The document detailed Japanese plans for a war with China, Korea, and the United States, including an airplane attack on Pearl Harbor. The document was not taken seriously by politicians at the time.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 34 ratings.
A neat little action/thriller/spy drama. Cagney is great as a hard-nosed reporter for an American newspaper in Japan prior to the outbreak of WWII. A Japanese scheme for war gets dropped in his lap like a satchel of dynamite, and its owners are eager to get it back. Sylvia Sidney is beautiful and stunning as a Chinese shill for the Japanese...or is she? Wonderful supporting cast. Never a dull moment. A top-notch film.
- Sales Rank: 2,942
- UPC: 089218316790
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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