Mission to Moscow Poster

Release Date: 1943

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
Joseph E. Davies (Walter Huston) is the American ambassador to the Soviet Union between World War I and World War II. Moving to the communist state, Davies records his impressions of Soviet life, politics and foreign policy. He and his family adjust to their new home, while maintaining their American values. Made at the behest of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the film served to familiarize the American public with the Soviet Union, who were key allies at the time of production.

Cast: Walter Huston, Ann Harding, Oscar Homolka, George Tobias, Gene Lockhart, Frieda Inescort, Eleanor Parker, Richard Travis

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: 1930s, Quest, Spirited


Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)