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THE CATCHER

What do the 1930's, Major League Baseball, Imperial Japan, and international espionage all have in common?  Find out in this exciting short film adventure.

Starring: John O.S. Houston, David Carey Foster, Keith Edie

 

Director: Jamie Brindle

 

Writer: Jamie Brindle

 

Producers: Jamie BrindleMichael CuryloRegan A. Young

 

Executive Producer: John O.S. Houston

 

Cinematographer: Nate Fu

 

Editor: Jamie Brindle

 

Production Designer: Michael Fitzgerald

 

 

Moe Berg was just a journeyman baseball player.  He was just a catcher.  Who could speak a dozen languages and had a law degree from Columbia.  That was until war was on the horizon.  In the 1930’s, the United States knew that war with Japan might be inevitable and they would need spies.  Spies need to be smart and have a good cover.  What is better cover than being a Major League Catcher for an all-star team traveling to Japan for a good-will game?  Will Berg complete his mission without any issues or will the biggest story in Japan be something besides Babe Ruth’s visit?

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