Comrade X

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  • TV-G
  • Genre(s): Comedy Romance
  • Release year: 1940
  • Running time: 90 min
An American reporter smuggling news out of Soviet Moscow is blackmailed into helping a beautiful Communist leave the country.

An American reporter smuggling news out of Soviet Moscow is blackmailed into helping a beautiful Communist leave the country.

Original Release

12/13/1940

US Release

12/13/1940

Cast

Clark Gable McKinley B. Thompson / McKinley B. 'Mac' Thompson
Hedy Lamarr Theodore / Golubka / Theodore Yahupitz / Lizvanetchka 'Lizzie'
Oskar Homolka Vasiliev / Commissar Vasiliev
Felix Bressart Vanya / Igor Yahupitz
Eve Arden Jane Wilson
Sig Ruman Emil Von Hofer
Natasha Lytess Olga / Olga Milanova
Vladimir Sokoloff Michael Bastakoff
Edgar Barrier Rubick
Georges Renavent Laszlo
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

King Vidor

Writers

Ben Hecht, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Charles Lederer, Walter Reisch, Gottfried Reinhardt

Cast

Clark Gable McKinley B. Thompson / McKinley B. 'Mac' Thompson
Hedy Lamarr Theodore / Golubka / Theodore Yahupitz / Lizvanetchka 'Lizzie'
Oskar Homolka Vasiliev / Commissar Vasiliev
Felix Bressart Vanya / Igor Yahupitz
Eve Arden Jane Wilson
Sig Ruman Emil Von Hofer
Natasha Lytess Olga / Olga Milanova
Vladimir Sokoloff Michael Bastakoff
Edgar Barrier Rubick
Georges Renavent Laszlo
Mikhail Rasumny Russian Officer
Alexander Asro Russian Waiter
Lici Balla Russian Woman
Leon Belasco Comrade Baronoff - Hotel Manager / Comrade Baronoff
John Bleifer Russian Marriage License Clerk / Russian Tank Co-Pilot
Matthew Boulton British World Press Attendee
Sam Harris Press Correspondent
Ilia Khmara Russian Man
Keye Luke
Michael Mark Goronoff - the Bellhop / Goronoff

Producers

Editors

Harold F. Kress

1941OscarBest Writing, Original Story Nominated
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