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The Hoaxters

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Genre  Short, Documentary
Producer  Dore Schary
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Country  United States
5.4/10 IMDb

Screenplay  Herman Hoffman
Narrated by  Marilyn Erskine
Writer  Herman Hoffman
Language  English
The Hoaxters movie poster
Release date  December 5, 1952 (1952-12-05)
Initial release  December 5, 1952 (Los Angeles)
Cast  Winston Churchill, Marilyn Erskine, Dore Schary, Robert Taylor, James Whit
Similar movies  Related Herman Hoffman movies
Tagline  The Inside Story of the World's Greatest Fraud!

The Hoaxters is a 1952 American documentary film written by Herman Hoffman, about the threat posed by communism to the American way of life. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The Warner Home Video DVD release of the 1998 CNN documentary The Cold War in 2012 included this film as a special feature.

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Cast

  • Marilyn Erskine as Narrator (voice)
  • Howard Keel as Narrator (voice)
  • George Murphy as Narrator (voice)
  • Walter Pidgeon as Narrator (voice)
  • Dore Schary as Narrator (voice)
  • Barry Sullivan as Narrator (voice)
  • Robert Taylor as Narrator (voice)
  • James Whitmore as Narrator (voice)
  • Sidney Tomack as the Snake Oil Salesman (uncredited)
  • Reception

    According to MGM records the movie earned $167,000 in the US and Canada and $10,000 elsewhere.

    References

    The Hoaxters Wikipedia
    The Hoaxters IMDb The Hoaxters themoviedb.org


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