Cloak and Dagger


Dir. Fritz Lang (1946).
Truncated by its studio, Lang’s postwar statement didn’t pack the wallop that it might have, but the notion of Gary Cooper as a two-fisted Robert Oppenheimer sent behind enemy lines by the OSS is a good one—and the script, by two future members of the Hollywood 10, is rife with red Pop Frontism.

Thu., Feb. 3, 3:25 & 7:50 p.m., 2011

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 26, 2011

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