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The Resource Hollywood double agent : the true tale of Boris Morros, film producer turned cold war spy, Jonathan Gill

Hollywood double agent : the true tale of Boris Morros, film producer turned cold war spy, Jonathan Gill

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Hollywood double agent : the true tale of Boris Morros, film producer turned cold war spy
Title
Hollywood double agent
Title remainder
the true tale of Boris Morros, film producer turned cold war spy
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Jonathan Gill
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Language
eng
Summary
The Cold War and the Golden Age of Hollywood meet in this story of the remarkable career of Boris Morros, film producer and Russian double agent. Boris Morros was a major figure in the 1930s and '40s. The head of music at Paramount, nominated for Academy Awards, he then went on to produce his own films with Laurel and Hardy, Fred Astaire, Henry Fonda, and others. But as J. Edgar Hoover would discover, these successes were a cover for one of the most incredible espionage tales in the history of the Cold War-Boris Morros also worked for Russian intelligence. Morros's assignments took him to the White House, the Vatican, and deep behind the iron curtain. The high-level intel he provided the KGB included military secrets and compromising information on prominent Americans: his friends. But in 1947, Morros flipped. At the height of the McCarthy era, he played a leading role in a deadly tale. Jonathan Gill's 'Hollywood Double Agent' is an extraordinary story about Russian spies at the heart of American culture and politics, and one man caught in the middle of the Cold War
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YDX
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Gill, Jonathan
Dewey number
327.12092
Index
index present
LC call number
E
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Morros, Boris
  • Espionage, Soviet
  • Cold War
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Spies
  • Morros, Boris
  • Espionage, Soviet
  • Motion picture industry
  • California
  • United States
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Hollywood double agent : the true tale of Boris Morros, film producer turned cold war spy, Jonathan Gill
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1111938103
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 323 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781419740091
Lccn
2019939898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Hollywood double agent : the true tale of Boris Morros, film producer turned cold war spy, Jonathan Gill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1111938103
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 323 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781419740091
Lccn
2019939898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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