Jan. 09, 2012 - Americans Prepare For Japanese Battle: The Americans are to go to war with Japan again. But this time it's in the interest of entertainment. A new film is being made in Hollywood called ''Midway''. It tells of the 1942 naval battle that marked the turning point of World War II. Playing the part of Admiral Yamomoto is Japan's top star, Toshiro Mifune.Glen Ford will appear as the U.S. Admiral Spruance. Photo shows (Left to right) Glen Ford and actress Cynthia Hayward welcome Moshiro Mifune and actress Miko Taka to Hollywood at a reception given in honour of the Japanese stars.