Red Menace. (1949)
Directed by R. G. Springsteen. Anti-Communist propaganda in the form of a
story about a disgruntled ex-soldier. When he gets no help from the
Veterans Bureau, he is ripe for the influences of Communists who lead him
down the party line. But he soon meets up with disillusioned party members
who attempt to break out. When released this film caused a sensation with
ts anti-Communist theme. It was a clear sign of the times--McCarthyism in
What would happen if the Communists infiltrated a typically small town in the
U.S.? An average American finds out when his wife, children, and friends
reject him for the Soviet system. An example of McCarthy era atmosphere
and ideas. Starring Jack Webb. 30 min.
At 10:22 AM 03/28/2000 -0800, you wrote:
>I am looking to borrow two films from some one. I do not think these have
>ever been available on video. If you know of a source to borrow them (film
>or video) I would appreciate it.
And who could forget:
Angry Red Planet(1959)
Saturday Matinee sci-fi fave follows an expedition to Mars, home of
three-eyed aliens, giant bat/spider monsters, and strange, surrealistic
landscapes. Imaginative use of limited special effects highlight this I.B.
Melchior film; Les Tremayne, Gerald Mohr star. 83 min.
>My Son John (1952)
>I was a Communist for the FBI (1951)
>Rick E. Provine
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