Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (films not included). Pages: 35. Chapters: Inchon, Thunderball, From Russia with Love, Dr. No, Wait Until Dark,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Commentary (films not included). Pages: 35. Chapters: Inchon, Thunderball, From Russia with Love, Dr. No, Wait Until Dark, The Red Beret, Theirs is the Glory, Woman Hater, The Valachi Papers, Storm Over the Nile, Safari, The Poppy Is Also a Flower, Too Hot to Handle, Mayerling, Red Sun, Zarak, Bloodline, Serious Charge, The Dirty Game, They Were Not Divided, The Klansman, Triple Cross, Action of the Tiger, The Jigsaw Man, Cold Sweat, That Lady, The Tall Headlines, Valley of Eagles, Corridor of Mirrors.
Excerpt: Inchon (also called Inchon ) is a 1982 drama film about the Battle of Inchon during the Korean War. The protagonist of the film is General Douglas MacArthur (Laurence Olivier), who led the United States surprise amphibious landing at Incheon, South Korea in 1950. The film is a fictional re-telling of the historical events.
Inchon was directed by Terence Young and financed by Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon. Its producer was church member Mitsu Haru Ishii. Ishii told the films writer, Robin Moore, that he wanted Inchon to depict the hardship inflicted on the Korean people from the Korean War. Laurence Olivier was paid $1 million to depict General Douglas MacArthur in the film.
Olivier researched the role by meeting with Alexander Haig, and studying MacArthurs voice affect. Shooting took place in California, Italy, Ireland, Japan and Korea. Marine Corps Lieutenant General Samuel Jaskilka served as the films technical advisor, and the United States Department of Defense allowed 1,500 soldiers to be extras in the film. In May 1981, Ishii confirmed that Moon and the Unification Church provided the majority of funding for the film- this caused the U.S.
Defense Department to request to be removed from the credits. The world premiere of the film was held in Washington, D.C. on May 4, 1981 at a special screening at the John F...