Destination Tokyo

Synopsis: Made during World War II, this chronicles a voyage of a U.S. submarine on a secret mission to the very shores of Japan. Much of the film is spent developing the cast of characters that populate the sub.
Director(s): Delmer Daves
Production: WARNER BROTHERS PICTURES
 
IMDB:
7.2
APPROVED
Year:
1943
135 min
43 Views


we want to be alone, don't we?

See? It's cute. I told you.

You know, it works all the time.

Passed the submarine net, captain.

Well, Andy, it'll be a long time

between beers.

Merry Christmas, Mike.

Merry Christmas, Tommy.

This is the first Christmas

I ever spent underwater.

You should have been aboard with us

Christmas Day 1941.

The Japs sure gave us

a Christmas present.

Blasted the living daylights out of us

off Lingayen Gulf.

Between depth charges,

we ate Christmas dinner in the dark...

...200 feet down.

Ice water and sandwiches.

Well-sprinkled with rust and chips of paint

that kept flying off the bulkheads at that.

- Bet you said your prayers.

- I sure did. Some extra Hail Marys too.

- Do you think prayers do any good, Mike?

- Sure, they do.

Some guys say, "Go ahead, prove to me

there's a God."

I don't argue. I just know,

like I know there's salt in the sea.

That's the way it is with me too.

Look, Mike, if we get depth-charged,

and I show any signs of being yellow...

...you sock me.

- Right on the button.

- That's a promise?

- It's a promise.

If I were in Connecticut now...

...Mother and Dad would come in

to wake me singing Christmas carols.

It's sort of a custom they started

when I was a kid.

Pretty, ain't it?

Those guys practice all year for this.

- Merry Christmas.

- Merry Christmas, you guys!

- Merry Christmas, Tin Can!

- Happy Noel.

Same to you and many more.

Merry Christmas, skipper.

Merry Christmas, fellas.

Merry Christmas, skipper.

And a very merry Christmas to you gents.

We'll have to top the diesels.

Hey, get a load of him, will you?

Presents.

"For Pills, the pharmacist's mate,

a mournful knell.

He dropped his vitamins

down the periscope well."

So, what do you got?

"The new kid forward

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