The Classic Film “Tora! Tora! Tora!” Update:



Classic Pearl Harbor Film To Be Shown At Ewa Ka Makana Mall 8-Plex (FREE).

The film was actually shot in the Ewa-Kapolei area in 1969 by 20th Century Fox using community extras and off duty military pilots. Before Special Effects, all scenes are highly realistic and almost a documentary.

The Classic Film “Tora! Tora! Tora!” in spectacularly digitally restored high definition DCP (Digital Cinema Package) edition will be shown by special invitation in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor and Ewa Field.

This film is the closest to the real December 7, 1941 attack that most people will ever see. A winner of numerous Academy Award nominations, the film is highly rated by historians and movie fans as a great classic.

Showtime will be 11 AM, Wednesday, October 12 at the Ka Makana mall Consolidated 8-Plex theater for specially invited community guests. This will include cadet school programs in the West Oahu area. Tickets will be limited so please make reservations as soon as possible.

Several key scenes of the film were actually shot at the 1941 Ewa Field ramp where the hangar was blown up. Other scenes were shot at the 1942 aircraft revetments where the Barbers Point stables are today.

The large fleet of authentic “Fox Air Force” B-17’s, P-40’s, Zeros, Kates and Vals were based at nearby Barbers Point Naval Air Station in 1969.

This special one time only Ewa-Kapolei showing has been made possible as a donation by Consolidated Theaters to the Ewa Battlefield Commemoration which will be held on Tuesday, December 6 at Ewa Field which was attacked on Sunday, December 7, 1941.

Reservations are made by emailing Or,

Sponsored by American Veterans Hawaii [or AMVETS Hawaii]

This is an Official 75th Pearl Harbor Commemoration Event: Ewa Battlefield.

John Bond
Ewa Battlefield Director & Historian
American Veterans Hawaii

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