Behind the Rising Sun 78 years old

The year's most timely story.

Behind the Rising Sun

A Japanese publisher urges his American-educated son to side with the Axis.

Credits

Behind the Rising Sun Cast

Name Character
J. Carrol Naish He was 47, 77 years old when he died as Reo Seki
Tom Neal He was 29, 58 years old when he died as Taro Seki
Benson Fong He was 26, 70 years old when he died as Japanese Officer with Message
Robert Ryan He was 33, 63 years old when he died as Lefty O'Doyle
Donald Douglas He was 10, 12 years old when he died as O'Hara
Leon Lontoc He was 35, 65 years old when he died as Japanese Guard
Gloria Holden She was 39, 87 years old when she died as Sara Braden
Mike Mazurki He was 35, 82 years old when he died as Japanese Wrestler
Philip Ahn He was 38, 72 years old when he died as Japanese Officer Murdering Takahashi
George Givot He was 40, 81 years old when he died as Boris
Richard Loo He was 39, 80 years old when he died as Japanese Officer Dispensing Opium
Adeline De Walt Reynolds She was 80, 98 years old when she died as Grandmother
Luke Chan He was 47, 87 years old when he died as Officer
Paul Hilton as Japanese Schoolboy
Margo She was 26, 68 years old when she died as Tama Shimamura
Connie Leon She was 62, 74 years old when she died as Tama's Mother
Lee Tung Foo He was 68, 91 years old when he died as Dinner Guest
Abner Biberman He was 34, 68 years old when he died as Inspector
Bruce Wong He was 34, 44 years old when he died as First Agent
Barbara Jean Wong She was 19, 75 years old when she died as Chinese Girl Given Opium
Fred Essler He was 48, 77 years old when he died as Takahashi
Leonard Strong He was 34, 50 years old when he died as Tama's Father
Beal Wong He was 37, 55 years old when he died as Japanese Major
H.T. Tsiang as Policeman
Allen Jung He was 33, 73 years old when he died as Capt. Matsuda
Iris Wong She was 36, 9 years old when she died as Seki's Secretary
Spencer Chan He was 51, 95 years old when he died as Japanese Swordsman
Eddie Hall He was 37, now 41 years old as Japanese Soldier at Takahashi Murder
William Yip as Japanese Officer
Charles Lung as Broker
Eddie Lee as Sergeant
James B. Leong He was 53, 78 years old when he died as Japanese Swordsman
Wolfgang Zilzer He was 42, 90 years old when he died as Max
Shirley Lew She was 28, 87 years old when she died as Servant

Behind the Rising Sun Crew

Name Department
Alfred Herman as Art Direction. He was 53 (83) years old when He died Art
Roy Webb as Music. He was 54 (94) years old when He died Sound
Albert S. D'Agostino as Art Direction. He was 50 (77) years old when He died Art
Mel Berns as Makeup Artist. He was 45 (79) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Edward Stevenson as Costume Design. He was 123 (76) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Joseph Noriega as Editor. Editing
Howard Hughes as Producer. He was 37 (70) years old when He died Production
Russell Metty as Director of Photography. He was 36 (71) years old when He died Camera
Edward Dmytryk as Director. He was 34 (90) years old when He died Directing
Edward Dmytryk as Producer. He was 34 (90) years old when He died Production
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Behind the Rising Sun (78 years)

The year's most timely story.

  • Release day: Sunday, August 01, 1943
  • Runtime: 88 minutes