Comrade X

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Comrade X
ComradeX.jpg
1940 US Theatrical Poster
Directed byKing Vidor
Produced byGottfried Reinhardt
King Vidor
Written byWalter Reisch (story)
Ben Hecht
Charles Lederer
Herman J. Mankiewicz (uncredited)
StarringClark Gable
Hedy Lamarr
Music byBronislau Kaper
CinematographyJoseph Ruttenberg
Editing byHarold F. Kress
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release datesDecember 13, 1940 (US)
Running time90 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
 
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Comrade X
ComradeX.jpg
1940 US Theatrical Poster
Directed byKing Vidor
Produced byGottfried Reinhardt
King Vidor
Written byWalter Reisch (story)
Ben Hecht
Charles Lederer
Herman J. Mankiewicz (uncredited)
StarringClark Gable
Hedy Lamarr
Music byBronislau Kaper
CinematographyJoseph Ruttenberg
Editing byHarold F. Kress
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release datesDecember 13, 1940 (US)
Running time90 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Comrade X is a 1940 lighthearted spy movie, starring Clark Gable and Hedy Lamarr and directed by King Vidor.

Plot[edit]

In the Soviet Union, American reporter McKinley "Mac" Thompson (Clark Gable) secretly writes unflattering stories, attributed to "Comrade X," for his newspaper. His identity is discovered by his valet, Vanya (Felix Bressart), who blackmails Mac into promising to get his daughter, a streetcar conductor named Theodore (Hedy Lamarr), out of the country. Theodore agrees to a sham marriage so she can spread the message of the benefits of Communism to the rest of the world. However, Commissar Vasiliev (Oscar Homolka) is determined to unmask and arrest Comrade X.

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