Little Tokyo, U.S.A. (1942)

07/08/1942 (US) ActionDrama 1h 4m
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SHOCKING! DARING!

Overview

Filmed in the months immediately following Pearl Harbor, 20th Century-Fox's Little Tokyo USA is 63 minutes' worth of speculation about prewar Japanese espionage activities. Los Angeles cop Preston Foster suspects that there's dirty work afoot in the city's Japanese community, but no one will believe him except for intrepid girl reporter Brenda Joyce. When the spies frame Foster on a trumped-up murder charge, Joyce does a little detective work herself. The enemy agents are rounded up just before they can do any real damage. Because of its strident insistence that most (if not all) Japanese-American citizens were secretly loyal to the Rising Sun, Little Tokyo USA is seldom seen these days.

  1. Otto Brower

    Director

  2. George Bricker

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Preston Foster

    Preston Foster

    Michael Steele

  2. Brenda Joyce

    Brenda Joyce

    Maris Hanover

  3. Harold Huber

    Harold Huber

    Ito Takimura

  4. Donald Douglas

    Donald Douglas

    Hendricks

  5. June Duprez

    June Duprez

    Teru

  6. George E. Stone

    George E. Stone

    Kingoro

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Status Released

Original Language English

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Content Score

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