Cinema: New Pictures

I Married a Communist (RKO Radio) is a celluloid bullet aimed at the U.S.S.R. —a stock gangster film with Communists dubbed into the underworld roles. Its moral is addressed to the women: don't throw over a solid union man (acted in a pleasantly wooden way by Richard Roper) for a ruggedly handsome executive (Robert Ryan) whose secretive behavior indicates that he was once a Communist agent.

The terrible consequences of this mistake are illustrated by Laraine Day, who flings herself into marriage with a comparative stranger. After only a few months, Laraine discovers that Ryan was once a C.P. strong-arm boy....