Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Jenny Thompson & Sherry Thompson's "The Kremlinologist," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: The Kremlinologist: America's Man in Cold War Moscow by Jenny Thompson and Sherry Thompson.

The entry begins:
This book is not for everybody. Don’t pick it up unless you want to know what happened during the last Cold War. It’s not a tell-all or a thriller. But if it were to be on-screen, it would make a great mini-series because each part is a complete story in itself.

Main characters:
Llewellyn E Thompson played by Jimmie Stewart, Jane Thompson, played by Natalie Wood. Director: George Clooney.

Episode One The start of the 20th Century in the wilds of the American West. Ranch hands fend off murderous banditos in a boom and bust environment as Thompson finds his way to the University of Colorado, and, determined to find adventure, joins the newly created Foreign Service, is posted to Ceylon while the dustbowl hits back home, then finds education in Geneva.

Episode Two February 1941 Vladivostok as Thompson boards the Trans-Siberian for Moscow. There he...[read on]
Learn more about The Kremlinologist at the Johns Hopkins University Press website.

My Book, The Movie: The Kremlinologist.

--Marshal Zeringue