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Go for Broke

Release Date: May 4, 1951

Run Time: 92 mins

Genre: Drama, History, War

Color: Black and White

Country: USA

Director: Robert Pirosh

Stars: Van Johnson, Lane Nakano, George Miki

 

Synopsis: Go for Broke follows the exploits of the most decorate unit in US Army history - the 442nd Regiment - the first all-Nisei (Japanese-American) combat team in WWII. Van Johnson stars as a commanding officer who must overcome his own prejudices as he trains and leads his men through battles on the European Front. Several of the main roles are played by actual Nisei members of the 442nd, lending a beautiful authenticity to the storytelling. Go for Broke represents a landmark in the portrayal of Japanese-Americans in Hollywood films and is a must watch for WWII history and war movie buffs alike.

 

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