Shortly after the end of World War II, British Colonel Michael 'Hooky' Nicobar is assigned to a unit in the British Zone of Vienna. His duty is to aid the Soviet authorities to repatriate ... See full summary »
Shortly after the end of World War II, British Colonel Michael 'Hooky' Nicobar is assigned to a unit in the British Zone of Vienna. His duty is to aid the Soviet authorities to repatriate citizens of the Soviet Union, many of whom prefer not to return to their home country. Billeted in the convent run by Mother Auxilia, Nicobar, and his military aides Major John 'Twingo' McPhimister and Audrey Quail, become involved in the plight of a young ballerina who is trying to avoid being returned to Moscow. Nicobar's sense of duty is tested as he sees first hand the plight of the people he is helping return to the Soviet Union; his lack of religious faith is also shaken by his contact with the Mother Superior. Written by
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The Red Danube is one of the classic anti-communist movies produced by Hollywood post WWII. It depicts the ruthlessness, duplicity, and mendacity of the communists and the artlessness of the west.
This movie needs to be remade today to counter the pro-communist genocidal manic movies and attitudes of modern Hollywood, where Fidel, Che, Ho, Mao, and others are considered heroes and communism is a noble experiment.
Especially poignant are the dialogs between the British and Soviet military leaders. Much of the communist cant one hears today seems to come right from this movie. It shows that the communists have been using the same tired old lies for more than a half a century at the very least.
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