Comrade X
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Comrade X
A half-hearted derivation of Ninotchka, Comrade X stars Clark Gable as an American news reporter stationed in Russia. Gable is actually the mysterious Comrade X, who has been smuggling provocative stories about the crumbling Soviet government out of the country. Threatened with exposure by a hotel porter (Felix Bressart), Gable agrees to help sneak the porter's beautiful daughter (Hedy Lamarr) out of Russia. The girl is a devout "old line" Communist, and thus is regarded as a potential counter-revolutionary by the paranoid Soviet leaders. Gable pretends to be a Communist himself… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Inspired by Garbo's Ninotchka (a much better film on any level) King Vidor's romantic melodrama is a serviceable star vehicle for Clark Gable as an American journalist and the beautiful Hedy Lamarr as a Soviet streetcar conductor."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Pre-WWII tale has great Gable and Lamarr pairing."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
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