I Was a Communist for the F.B.I.

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Based on a true story, this documentary-style caper film follows a federal agent on a dangerous assignment -- he must go underground to flush out a nefarious spy ring. Leonard Maltin praises this suspenseful political tales as "low key, and effective."... read more
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Based on a true story, this documentary-style caper film follows a federal agent on a dangerous assignment -- he must go underground to flush out a nefarious spy ring. Leonard Maltin praises this suspenseful political tales as "low key, and effective." Starring Frank Lovejoy ("Home of the Brave," "House of Wax"), favorite '50s quiz show guest Dorothy Hart and Philip Carey ("Calamity Jane," "Dead Ringer").

Original Release

05/02/1951

US Release

05/02/1951

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Cast

Frank Lovejoy Matt Cvetic
Philip Carey Mason
Dorothy Hart Eve Merrick
James Millican Jim Blandon
Richard Webb Ken Crowley
Konstantin Shayne Gerhardt Eisler
Paul Picerni Joe Cvetic
Edward Norris Harmon (as Eddie Norris) / Harmon
Ron Hagerthy Dick Cvetic
Hugh Sanders Clyde Garson
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Gordon Douglas

Writers

Matt Cvetic, Pete Martin, Crane Wilbur

Cast

Frank Lovejoy Matt Cvetic
Philip Carey Mason
Dorothy Hart Eve Merrick
James Millican Jim Blandon
Richard Webb Ken Crowley
Konstantin Shayne Gerhardt Eisler
Paul Picerni Joe Cvetic
Edward Norris Harmon (as Eddie Norris) / Harmon
Ron Hagerthy Dick Cvetic
Hugh Sanders Clyde Garson
Hope Kramer Ruth Cvetic
James Adamson Picket
Ernest Anderson Black Man
Sugarfoot Anderson Black Man
William Bailey Lawyer
Al Bain Crowd Member
Janet Barrett Secretary
Brandon Beach Senator
Oscar Blank Bar Patron
Willie Bloom Union Meeting Attendee

Producers

Bryan Foy Producer

Editors

Folmar Blangsted

1952OscarBest Documentary, Features Nominated
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