The Iron Curtain (1948)

The Iron Curtain is based on the actual 1945 case of Soviet cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko, (Dana Andrews), who, after careful training, was assigned to the U.S.S.R. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada in the midst of World War II. Eventually, Gouzenko defected with 109 pages of material implicating several high level Canadian officials, outlined the steps taken to secure information about the the details of the nuclear bomb via numerous sleeper cells established throughout North America. The scandal that resulted when details of this case were publicized by American columnist Drew Pearson in early 1946 involved Canada, Britain and the United States.

Directing:
  • William A. Wellman

Writing:
  • Igor Gouzenko

Stars:
Release Date: 1948-06-16
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 87

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Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney
Anna Gouzenko
Stefan Schnabel
Stefan Schnab...
Col. Ilya Ranov
Berry Kroeger
Berry Kroeger
John Grubb, aka 'Paul'
Dana Andrews
Dana Andrews
Igor Gouzenko
June Havoc
June Havoc
Nina Karanova
Edna Best
Edna Best
Mrs. Albert Foster
Nicholas Joy
Nicholas Joy
Dr. Harold Preston Norman, aka 'Alec'
Eduard Franz
Eduard Franz
Maj. Semyon Kulin
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