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MOVIE TRIVIA – PT 18

June 3, 2018 // 2 Comments

     In Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) there is a hair-raising scene in which a P-40 (pilotless) is seen taxiing down a runway, starting to lift off, and then careering into a row of parked aircraft and exploding. The P-40, which was about to crash into a group of stationery aircraft designated for another sequence, had to be detonated prematurely and that created a very dangerous situation. Stunt [...]

‘Tora! Tora! Tora!’ (1970) – History recreated.

October 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

                                              Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) was a joint enterprise between production film units from Japan and the United States. The picture was a genuine attempt to present the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941 from an unbiased historical viewpoint. The picture was a commercial flop in America but a major [...]