A Yank in Viet-Nam
|A Yank in Viet-Nam|
Original film poster
|Directed by||Marshall Thompson|
|Produced by||Wray Davis|
|Written by||Jack Lewis (screenwriter)
|Music by||Richard LaSalle|
|Cinematography||Emmanuel I. Rojas|
|Distributed by||Allied Artists|
|5 February 1964 (US)|
The film follows a U.S. Marine Corps pilot (Marshall Thompson) who is shot down over the Vietnamese jungle. In his endeavor to get to safety, he meets a female guerrilla fighter (Kieu Chinh) and a nationalist named Hong (played by the Filipino actor Mario Barri).
In addition to acting in the film, Marshall Thompson also served as the film's director. The screenplay is by Jane Wardell and Jack Lewis, based on a story by Lewis. The film was originally to be titled Year of the Tiger but in November 1963 it was retitled A Yank in Viet-Nam.
- Thompson, Howard. "A Yank in Viet-Nam (1964): War in the Jungles of Southeast Asia." The New York Times, February 6, 1964.
- p.10 Box Office Magazine 25 November 1963
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