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The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (25-May-1966)

Director: Norman Jewison

Writer: William Rose

From novel: The Off-Islanders by Nathaniel Benchley

Music: Johnny Mandel

Producer: Norman Jewison

Keywords: Comedy, Submarine, Cold War

A Soviet submarine is off course and runs aground on the isolated Gloucester Island in New England. Sailors are dispatched to town to discreetly locate a powerboat to extricate the sub, but as more and more people discover or suspect Russians have invaded, misinformation and hysteria multiply. Received Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, and Best Editing.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alan Arkin
26-Mar-1934   Catch 22
Theodore Bikel
2-May-1924   The Defiant Ones
Ben Blue
12-Sep-1901 7-Mar-1975 The Big Broadcast of 1938
Paul Ford
2-Nov-1901 12-Apr-1976 The Phil Silvers Show
Brian Keith
14-Nov-1921 24-Jun-1997 Uncle Bill on Family Affair
John Phillip Law
7-Sep-1937 13-May-2008 The Russians Are Coming
Carl Reiner
20-Mar-1922   Your Show of Shows
Eva Marie Saint
4-Jul-1924   North by Northwest
Richard Schaal
5-May-1928   Leo Heatherton on Phyllis
Johnny Whitaker
13-Dec-1959   Jody on Family Affair
Jonathan Winters
11-Nov-1925 11-Apr-2013 Mearth, son of Mork


Carl Reiner   ...   Walt Whittaker
Eva Marie Saint   ...   Elspeth Whittaker
Alan Arkin   ...   Rozanov
Brian Keith   ...   Link Mattocks
Theodore Bikel   ...   Captain
Jonathan Winters   ...   Norman Jonas
Tessie O'Shea   ...   Alice Foss
John Phillip Law   ...   Kolchin
Ben Blue   ...   Luther Grilk
Andrea Dromm   ...   Alison Palmer
Paul Ford   ...   Fendall Hawkins
Sheldon Golomb   ...   Pete Whittaker
Guy Raymond   ...   Lester Tilly
Cliff Norton   ...   Charlie Hinkson
Dick Schaal   ...   Oscar Maxwell
Philip Coolidge   ...   Mr. Porter
Don Keefer   ...   Irving Christiansen
Cindy Putnam   ...   Annie Whittaker
Parker Fennelly   ...   Mr. Everett
Doro Merande   ...   Muriel Everett
Vaughn Taylor   ...   Mr. Bell
Johnny Whitaker   ...   Jerry Maxwell
The Russians
Danny Klega   ...   Polsky
Ray Baxter   ...   Brodsky
Paul Verdier   ...   Maliavin
Nikita Knatz   ...   Gromolsky
Constantine Baksheef   ...   Vasilov
Alex Hassilev   ...   Hrushevsky
Milos Milos   ...   Lysenko
Gino Gottarelli   ...   Kregitkin


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