Working from quartet of Eugene O’Neill plays, John Ford created a hauntingly dark dramatic universe, populated with his usual stock company of players augmented by John Wayne in the role of the naïve Swedish sailor Olsen.
KGB is the Russian abbreviation of Committee for State Security Komitjet Gosudarstvjennoj Bjezopasnosti, which was the official name of the umbrella organization serving as the Soviet Union’s premier security agency, secret police, and intelligence agency, from 1954 to 1991.
This explains their operations in the United States. How infiltrated were we? They were doing their job pretty well.
Set in Europe during World War I, the plot focuses on the tragic romance between Frederick Henry (Gary Cooper), an American ambulance driver serving in the Italian Army, and English Red Cross nurse Catherine Barkley (Helen Hayes).
James Cagney plays a reporter in Tokyo before WWII. As you could imagine, he has some trouble with the Japanese government.