National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 4672291 / Local Identifier 111-TF-949 - Don't Talk - Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964). This film, made for the War Department by Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) in their "Crime Does Not Pay" series of films, dramatizes a Federal Bureau of Investigation case of wartime spying within the United States. Scenes reveal a cautionary tale on the need for silence regarding workplace activities, especially those involving defense manufacturing. -
April 21, 2012 Subject:
Hollywood goes to war...
Extremely high production values, an excellent cast and a good story help make this a real gem of a training film. If you are a W.W.II student, this will give you an idea of just how much talent was harnessed for the war effort.
February 18, 2012 Subject:
Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Two-reel in 1943