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1 hr. 23 min.

Plot Summary
During the "Red Scare" of the 1950s, FBI agent and Slovenian-American Matt Cvetic (Frank Lovejoy) poses as a Communist to infiltrate the U.S. Communist Party. Unable to tell his friends and family about the undercover mission, Matt is deemed a traitor to his country and condemned by everyone close to him. Although Matt often doubts his dangerous task, he remains undercover to bring the Communists to justice and protect a faltering member (Dorothy Hart) from her vindictive party.

Cast: Frank Lovejoy , Dorothy Hart , Philip Carey , Richard Webb , James Millican , Ron Hagerthy , Paul Picerni , Frank Gerstle

Director: Gordon Douglas

Genres: Docudrama

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

I was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Release Date: May 5th, 1951|1 hr. 23 min.

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