Jueves, 23 de agosto de 2012

Comrade X (1940)  Clark Gable y Hedy Lamarr, dirigidos por King Vidor.

En la Unión Soviética, el periodista americano McKinley "Mac" Thompson (Clark Gable) en secreto escribe algunas no gratas historias, atribuidas " al Camarada X ", para su periódico. Su identidad es descubierta por su empleado, Vanya (Felix Bressart), que chantaje a Mac con la promesa de llevarse a su hija, un conductor de tranvía llamada Theodore (Hedy Lamarr), fuera del país. Theodore está de acuerdo a un matrimonio falso porque asi ella puede hacer llegar el mensaje de las ventajas del Comunismo al resto del mundo. Sin embargo, el Comisario Vasiliev (Oscar Homolka) esta determinado para desenmascarar y detener al "Camarada X".

Quotes:

Vanya: Well, there's some good news and some bad news. Last week all the towels were stolen. But on the other hand the water wasn't running so nobody needed the towels. Everything balances. 
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Mac Thompson: Hello, honeybun. Miss me? 
Jane Wilson: No, I can always go to the zoo when you're away. 
Mac Thompson: Oh, I've got rivals, huh? 

Mac Thompson: You can't have a revolution in a country where the people love hot dogs and boogie-woogie. 

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 blackmailsMac 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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