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Assignment -- Paris

1952 1h 25m Drama List
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Cocky investigative reporter Jimmy Race (Dana Andrews) and his idealistic rival, Jeanne Moray (Märta Torén), tangle over international espionage and Cold War tensions in Communist Hungary. While following an explosive story about an accused American spy, Jimmy inadvertently brings the unwanted attention of Hungarian agent Anton Borvitch (Donald Randolph) to Jeanne's ongoing investigation of possible collusion between Hungarian and Yugoslavian politicians, endangering both reporters' lives. Read More Read Less

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Bob Thomas Associated Press As a document that parallels headline events, it is vital and even frightening. As a screen adventure, it is middling good. Jul 30, 2019 Full Review Clyde Gilmour Maclean's Magazine Some of the apparatus of psychological warfare is interestingly shown, but few of the characters come to life on the screen. Oct 7, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews
Assignment -- Paris

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Synopsis Cocky investigative reporter Jimmy Race (Dana Andrews) and his idealistic rival, Jeanne Moray (Märta Torén), tangle over international espionage and Cold War tensions in Communist Hungary. While following an explosive story about an accused American spy, Jimmy inadvertently brings the unwanted attention of Hungarian agent Anton Borvitch (Donald Randolph) to Jeanne's ongoing investigation of possible collusion between Hungarian and Yugoslavian politicians, endangering both reporters' lives.
Director
Robert Parrish
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 25m