Moe Berg Documentary featured in Washington Post

Moe Berg’s life was like something out of a movie, so it was only a matter of time before the former Major League Baseball player who served in the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was the subject of a feature-length film. This summer, “The Catcher Was a Spy,” starring Paul Rudd and adapted from Nicholas Dawidoff’s 1994 best-selling biography, opened in theaters. There’s another Berg film in the works.

“That is the Hollywood version of Moe Berg’s life,” documentary filmmaker Aviva Kempner said of director Ben Lewin’s movie, which received tepid reviews. “Mine will be the historical version.”

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