In terms of acting they all do a decent job. Steve Corey. Their mission is to link up with a Japanese-American woman and radio back information she has on a coastal bay to be used for the assault. This could almost qualify this as a "Zombie" movie! The DVD image and sound transfer are, however, surprisingly good. Alonzo (Clam Stadler) and the starring James Grenier , a soldier without experience(James Mitchum , the tale is narrated under his point of view by voice in off) . Directed by Ron Winston. At the beginning the Marines are successfully in wiping out Japanese . It was actually an interesting experience to watch both films back to back not realizing they're virtually the same movie. In order to corroborate this information, a platoon of men lead by Sgt. Details are lost in these scenes and at times it can be difficult to tell who or what you're looking at. All around for a 50-year-old movie what hasn't undergone a true restoration effort, this transfer is actually pretty good. A squad of Marines arrives at the Philippines, in October 1944. Corey and Wartell are two men who have already seen a lot of war and are exhausted from it - but they know this mission is vital and its success more important than the lives of a small company of soldiers. Warning - alternate title: Attack of the War Movie Clichés! Watch Ambush Bay Online 1080p Ambush Bay is one of best movie released on 13 June 1966 starring Hugh O'Brian, Mickey Rooney, James Mitchum, Peter Masterson, Harry Lauter. While in hospital, Rooney learned that his wife of seven years (and the mother of four of his children) had been murdered by her lover, bodyguard-turned-actor Milos Milos in an apparent murder-suicide in the Rooney home, using Rooney's own chrome-plated revolver. It's a wonder that the team behind Airplane! Mickey Rooney as Sgt. The Marines have only 96 hours to complete their mission and...read more, Competent WW II pic follows a group of Marines led by O'Brian as they make their way through a Japanese-held island in the Philippines. With a 1.85:1 aspect ratio, this 1080p presentation of 'Ambush Bay' has probably seen better days, but it's still in pretty decent shape. Mickey Rooney as Sgt. James Mitchum is interesting, though irritatingly naive as Pfc. Here, the filmmakers employ no more than a couple of smoke pots and poofs of smoke of the sort that magicians use. Don't have an account? Ron Winston's 1966 film 'Ambush Bay' is an exciting and often times thrilling WWII action-adventure flick that is a virtual beat for beat retelling of Stuart Heisler's 1954 film 'Beachhead' and both films were produced by Aubrey Schenck. He reveals to the young lad that their mission is to contact an undercover intelligence agent with no radio but big news about the Japanese's plans. We were very lucky to ever win this war, since those "dead" Japanese would keep coming back to life! Sign up here. Both films feature a female love interest half way into the second act, and both films come down to wire if our heroes are going to succeed with their strikingly similar missions. This movie directed by Ron Winston whom known as an famous movie director and have directed many interesting movies with great story telling. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. Corey and Pfc. and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. TV Shows. It's ultimately a role that could have been played by anyone. Their mission, to make contact with a Japanese spy who has vital information regarding the landing of American troops on the islands. Ambush Bay is not a bad little WW2 "B"movie auctioneer. | Rating: C+ Their mission: to locate a Japanese-American girl with vital information concerning General MacArthur's pending Philippine invasion. Stuart Galbraith IV is the Kyoto-based film historian and publisher-editor of World Cinema Paradise. ).Forget it! Both movies take on the same story but they do it in their own unique ways. A distant, no-nonsense hero, Mr. O'Brian was self-described gigolo (servicing a forty-year-old divorcée) as the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. The "Land of the Giants" series used a lot of his music in the later episodes. Six months out of basic training and with no combat experience, the war-weary team takes an instant dislike to the green Marine. Directed by Ron Winston, it's depiction is that of a select group of specialized soldiers, sent on a top secret mission to destroy a specific target which threaten the U.S. Navy's amphibious assault.