I Was a Communist for the FBI*
Director: Gordon Douglas Run Time: 83 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1951
Starring: Frank Lovejoy
Introduction by Foster Hirsch!
This propaganda potboiler from B-movie stalwart Gordon Douglas is the noir-ish tale of a man recruited by the FBI to infiltrate his local chapter of commies… causing his family and friends to question his patriotism. This hardnosed, un-nuanced anti-Communist movie remains an incredible document of the attitudes and policies that lead to the HUAC hearings and more. Brattle Debut!
Double Feature with THEM!