Stopover Tokyo
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Novelist John P. Marquand's soft-spoken Japanese detective Mr. Moto was brought to the screen in an entertaining 1930s B-picture series by 20th Century-Fox. But when the same studio purchased Marquand's novel Stopover Tokyo in 1957, Mr. Moto was totally excised from the screenplay. The film's main character is an American intelligence agent, played by Robert Wagner. Assigned to protect the US ambassador to Japan (Larry Keating) from assassination, Wagner is stymied by the ambassador's refusal to cooperate. This makes it all the easier for communist spy Edmond O'Brien to set… More

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"The sluggish pace, dearth of drama, and remarkable lack of chemistry between the leads leave us entirely on the outside looking in as this exotically-located tale unfolds."
‑ Dan Jardine, Apollo Guide
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