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Invasion USA: Anti-Communist Movies of the 1950s and 1960s by David J. Hogan (2017)

Invasion USA: Anti-Communist Movies of the 1950s and 1960s by David J. Hogan (2017)

With motion pictures as one of the most powerful instruments to display the enemies’ (i.e. the USSR’s) efforts to destroy the trust of the American people in their country in the mid-1950s, a number of movies by US studios were produced. The plots centered mostly around Soviet spies, communist agents or Americans, who had lost […]

Film Fatales: Women in Espionage Films … by Tom Lisanti and‎ Louis Paul (2016)

Film Fatales: Women in Espionage Films … by Tom Lisanti and‎ Louis Paul (2016)

Intelligence work for centuries has been an important part of a nation’s security. Over the years, the profession of “the spy” was developed and particularly during the Cold War those people – no matter from which side of the Iron Curtain – were interested in securing their respective country an advantage in information or technology. […]