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The Iron Curtain (16-Jun-1948)

Director: William A. Wellman

Writers: Igor Gouzenko (story by); Milton Krims

Keywords: Thriller, Espionage, Cold War

Cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko, freshly posted to the Soviet embassy in Canada in the waning days of WWII, finds the West not as hostile as he had been led to believe; on the eve of recall back to Russia, Igor, his wife Anna and newborn son defect, taking with them government papers uncovering an atomic secrets spy ring reaching as far as Parliament. Intense spy thriller based on historical fact.

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Edna Best
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June Havoc
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Gene Tierney
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