The catcher was a spy [videorecording] /

by Lewin, Ben [director.]; Rudd, Paul [actor.]; Strong, Mark [actor.]; Miller, Sienna [actor.]; Dawidoff, Nicholas.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2018]Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: In English with optional English subtitles.Subject(s): Berg, Moe, 1902-1972 -- Drama | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- United States -- Drama | Spies -- United States -- Drama | Dawidoff, Nicholas -- Film adaptations | Biographical films | Spy films | War films | Thrillers (Motion pictures) | Historical films | Film adaptations | Feature films | Fiction filmsCast: Paul Rudd, Mark Strong, Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, Guy Pearce.Summary: Dramatizes the life of Moe Berg, a baseball player and spy who became an OSS operative in World War II gathering information about Germany's progress towards the development of an atomic bomb.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

In this war drama based on a true story, Moe Berg (Paul Rudd), a former Major League Baseball catcher who speaks nine languages, is recruited by the Office of Security Services during World War II to thwart a German scientist's plans to assemble an atomic bomb for the Nazis. Also starring Mark Strong, Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, and Guy Pearce. Directed by Ben Lewin. ~ Kyle Lavigne, Rovi

Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.

In English with optional English subtitles.

Paul Rudd, Mark Strong, Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, Guy Pearce.

Based on the book by Nicholas Dawidoff.

Wide screen 1.85:1.

Dramatizes the life of Moe Berg, a baseball player and spy who became an OSS operative in World War II gathering information about Germany's progress towards the development of an atomic bomb.

For private home use only.

MPAA rating: R.

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