Hollywood Spies

Hollywood Spies

Hollywood Spies is a TV movie starring Craig Detweiler, Tony Maietta, and Jonna Mendez. During the 1930s anti-Semitism was rampant not only in Germany but also in America. There was a German American Bund and pro-Nazi rallies even...

Other Titles
Les Espions qui venaient d'Hollywood
Running Time
53 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Clara Kuperberg, Julia Kuperberg
Writer
Julia Kuperberg, Clara Kuperberg
Actors
Deborah Plisko, Tony Maietta, Craig Detweiler, Jonna Mendez
Country
USA, France
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Hollywood Spies» (21)

Paul avatar
Paul

During the 1930s anti-Semitism was rampant not only in Germany but also in America. There was a German American Bund and pro-Nazi rallies even filled Madison Square Gardens in New York City. And the US was isolationist. Until Pearl Harbor, then, everything changed. Spymasters throughout the 20th century, and particularly during times of conflict, thought it advantageous to enlist the services of celebrities who had high level and powerful "fans" in various industries, many with easy access to politicians and high ranking government officials. Hollywood, as we now know from declassified National Archive documents, aided in the mobilization for war and its people contributed as spies, combatants, propagandists, documentary and fund-raisers, entertainers, and morale- boosters. Hundreds of celebrities eagerly answered the "call to arms" and brought their talents and patriotism to the intelligence services, military and war information offices. In the wake of Pearl Harbor President Franklin Roosevelt by executive order formed in June 1942 the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the forerunner of today's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). In the National Archives we discover that stars as Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Leslie Howard, Josephine Baker, John Ford and many more, were spies for the Allies, and changed the curse of the war. They did amazing things, dangerous things, and their fame was their asset. This untold story is very accurate and relevant still today.

Brian avatar
Brian

Great acting! Just about everyone in the movie had their finest day. The story idea was good.

Stephanie avatar
Stephanie

Les Espions qui venaient d'Hollywood is filled with great performance, humor, action, graphics and brilliant direction. Highly recommended

Christine avatar
Christine

My son can't get enough of Les Espions qui venaient d'Hollywood, and I found it very entertaining throughout the whole movie.

Michael avatar
Michael

extraordinary and beautiful movie ! The actors expressed their emotions and made me believe that they are really going through some sort of emotion.

Brenda avatar
Brenda

This was a really great film. I was hesitant to see it because the leading role but I am glad I did.

Randy G. avatar
Randy G.

Good movie. I like most Tony Maietta movies and this one didn't let me down.

Hannah Salazar avatar
Hannah Salazar

Well-acted by a great cast. Entertaining. Pulled me into story and interested until the end.

Margaret T. avatar
Margaret T.

My life is forever changed due to this movie.