• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Battle of Midway

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
The feature film starring Raymond A Spruance Joseph J Rochefort Jr Ernest L Blake
' This is the way it was ... ' The authentic reconstruction of one of the most famous of all naval battles, re-creates the personal and military background to the struggle between the US and the Japanese forces, an encounter crucial to the outcome of World War II.
Rear Admiral Frank J. 'Jack'
Screenplay by DONALD s. SANFORD Produced by WALTER MIRISCH Directed by JACK SMIGHT
(First showing on British television) Films: page 105

Contributors

Produced By: Walter Mirisch
Directed By: Jack Smight
Capt Matt Garth: Charlton Heston
Admiral Chester W Nimitz: Henry Fonda
Captain Vinton Maddox: James Coburn
Rear Admiral: Glenn Ford
Commander: Hal Holbrook
Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto: Toshiro Mifune
Admiral William F Halsey: Robert Mitchum
Cmdr Carl Jessop: Cliff Robertson
Lt Cmdr: Robert Wagner
Fletcher: Robert Webber
Admiral Harry Pearson: Ed Nelson
Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo: James Shigeta
Haruko Sakura: Christina Kokubo
Cmdr Max Leslie: Monte Markham
Capt Miles Browning: Biff McGuire
Ensign George Gay: Kevin Dobson
Lt Cmdr C Wade McCluskey: Christopher George
Lt Cmdr Waldron: Glenn Corbett
Capt Buckmaster: Gregory Walcott
Ensign Tom Garth: Edward Albert
Yasuji Watanabe: Clyde Kusatsu
Jack Reid: David MacKlin
Admiral Kondo: Conrad Yama

Tell us more or contact us

Do you know something about this programme that we have not included above?
Or would you like to ask the Genome team a question?

Tell us more or contact us






About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

Feedback about Battle of Midway, BBC One London, 19.05, 28 December 1981
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/2fecf02403a4483486307f87c8d5e2b9

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel