Raiders of Leyte Gulf

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Raiders of Leyte Gulf ★★ 1963

Longunavailable Philippine film from the early 1960s is a throwback to the propaganda that Hollywood produced during WWII. This one features sadistic bucktoothed Japanese soldiers. The protagonists are American POWs and Philippine guerrillas who are setting the stage for MacArthur's return. Director Romero would go on to a busy career in horror and other genres. 80m/B VHS, DVD . PH Leopold Salcedo, Michael Parsons, Jennings Sturgeon, Liza Moreno; D: Eddie Romero; W: Carl Kuntze, E.F. Romero; C: Felipe Sacdalan; M: Tito Arevalo.