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Florida Movie Posters

Thirty Seconds over Tokyo

1944

Description

  • Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach
  • Half-sheet
  • Director: Mervyn LeRoy
  • Stars: Van Johnson, Robert Walker, Spencer Tracy
  • In this well-known film, Spencer Tracy plays Jimmy Doolittle, who commanded a daring air raid on Tokyo early in World War II. The movie is based on the best-selling book by Ted Lawson, one of Doolittle’s pilots. The first part of the movie was filmed at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, the same base where Doolittle and his bomber crews trained for their mission.
  • Acc. No. 96M.44.09