Walk East on Beacon! (The Crime of the Century)
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Walk East on Beacon! (The Crime of the Century)
Louis de Rochemont, former March of Time producer whose "docudrama" films proved so popular in the 1940s, offers more of the same in Walk East on Beacon. Based on an article written (or ghostwritten) by J. Edgar Hoover, the film concerns the efforts by the FBI to plug up a dangerous security leak. Federal agent Belden (George Murphy) is assigned to locate the communist mastermind behind the leak, and to trace all avenues of informational access utilized by the Bad Guys. Finlay Currie co-stars as an Einstein-like scientist who is being blackmailed by the Reds into cooperating with… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of many Red Menace films made during the 1950s, but is not one of the better ones -- too heavy-handed and lacks suspense and emotion."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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