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Destination Tokyo

Destination Tokyo(1944)

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  • The operation of the submarine as shown in this movie was so accurate that the Navy used it as a training film during World War II.
  • Ridgely's call to the USS Hornet in Japanese is "Dinki hokuku." The pronunciation is poor but it has been identified as meaning: "electronic communications".


  • Holz (2007-02-28)

    Source: TCM: Tony Curtis interviewed about Carey Grant.

    Cary Grant in this film inspired Tony Curtis to join the navy. Later, Tony Curtis and Carey Grant later starred in another WWII submarine film "Operation Petticoat".

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