Jewcy Review: ‘The Catcher Was a Spy’
Today on Jewcy: The true story of a Jewish baseball player sent by the United States to take out a Nazi during World War II
June 19, 2018
The opening titles of the new film The Catcher Was a Spy set the scene in 1938, when the Nazis tapped physicist Werner Heisenberg to build an atomic bomb. “In response, the U.S. government sent a Jewish baseball player to assassinate him,” reads the subsequent cue card.
Abe Fried-Tanzer, a Jewcy contributor, writes about film at www.movieswithabe.com.