The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!

1966, NR, 126 min. Directed by Norman Jewison. Starring Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith, Jonathan Winters, Theodore Bikel, John Phillip Law, Tessie O'Shea, Ben Blue, Michael J. Pollard.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Thu., Aug. 12, 1999

This popular Cold War comedy was a riot in its day. Alan Arkin made a memorable screen debut as the leader of a scouting party for a Russian vessel stranded off a remote New England island. The cast is great and the scene in which Carl Reiner and vaudeville vet Tessie O'Shea are lashed together is unforgettably funny.

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The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!, Norman Jewison, Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith, Jonathan Winters, Theodore Bikel, John Phillip Law, Tessie O'Shea, Ben Blue, Michael J. Pollard

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