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The Fearmakers (1959)





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In this drama, a Korean war veteran, a victim of brainwashing while he was a POW, finally goes back to his home in Washington, DC, where he resumes his job at a public relations-opinion research firm. He soon discovers that his company is being run by communists after his partner mysteriously died. Now pro-communist propaganda seems to be their primary business. To stop them, the vet begins cooperating in a full-scale Senate investigation.
Classics , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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United Artists

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Dana Andrews
as Alan Eaton
Dick Foran
as Jim McGinnis
Marilee Earle
as Lorraine Dennis
Roy Gordon
as Sen. Walder
Mel Tormé
as Barney Bond
Kelly Thordsen
as Harold Loder
Joel Marston
as Rodney Hillyer
Veda Ann Borg
as Vivian Loder
Robert Fortier
as Col. Buchane
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Strange political thriller, with vivid atmosphere, and a prophetic look at the worlds of polling and political persuasion.

Full Review… | August 9, 2007
Classic Film and Television

This film can make you almost see Red!

Full Review… | May 2, 2003
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