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Farewell to Manzanar

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A feature film specially made for television starring
Yuki Shimoda
Nobu McCarthy
Akemi Kikumura
After Pearl Harbor and America's entry into World War II, over 100,000 Japanese-Americans were interned in camps throughout the USA. The shattering blow of being locked up as a potential enemy, is powerfully dramatised through the experience of one family in this frightening true story. The Wakatsukis were uprooted from their home in Santa Monica, California, and taken to Manzanar. Their life there with thousands of inmates is depicted in this film.
Based on the book by JEANNE WAKATSUKI HOUSTON and JAMES D. HOUSTON
Screenplay by JOHN KORTY JEANNE WAKATSUKI HOUSTON
JAMES D. HOUSTON
Produced and directed by JOHN KORTY
Films: page 16

Contributors

Unknown: Yuki Shimoda
Unknown: Nobu McCarthy
Unknown: Akemi Kikumura
Book By: Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
Book By: James D. Houston
Unknown: John Korty
Unknown: Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
Unknown: James D. Houston
Directed By: John Korty
Ko: Yuki Shimoda
Misa and Jeanne: Nobu McCarthy
Chiyoko: Akemi Kikumura
Teddy: Clyde Kusatsu
Fukimoto: Mako
Zenihiro: Pat Morita
Richard: James Saito
Jeanne (as a girl): Dori Takeshita
Nishi: Frank Abe
Lois Ames: Gretchen Corbett
Himself: Lou Frizzell
Calvin: Vernon Kato
Capt Curtis: Kip Niven
Joe Takahashi: Seth Sakai
Granny: Mitsu Yashima
Alice: Momo Yashima

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