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This Is My Affair

1937 1h 39m Mystery & Thriller List
Reviews 33% Audience Score 50+ Ratings In this fact-based film, Lt. Richard Perry (Robert Taylor), a distinguished Naval officer, is recruited by President McKinley to infiltrate a ring of thugs. Meanwhile, Richard falls for Lil Duryea (Barbara Stanwyck), but he can't tell her his true identity. When the gang is busted during a holdup, Richard lands in jail. Unfortunately, McKinley is assassinated before he can pardon the undercover man. In order to clear his name, Richard must now tell Lil that he has never been truthful with her. Read More Read Less

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Meyer Levin (Patterson Murphy) Esquire Magazine Routine bank-robber melodrama... May 1, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews

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Steve D Typical crime flick elevated by its acting and historical references. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 05/14/23 Full Review Audience Member ah forgot what the story about already?! Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/16/23 Full Review Audience Member Nothing special but not a waste of time either. Sidney Blackmer as Roosevelt is pretty uncanny Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis In this fact-based film, Lt. Richard Perry (Robert Taylor), a distinguished Naval officer, is recruited by President McKinley to infiltrate a ring of thugs. Meanwhile, Richard falls for Lil Duryea (Barbara Stanwyck), but he can't tell her his true identity. When the gang is busted during a holdup, Richard lands in jail. Unfortunately, McKinley is assassinated before he can pardon the undercover man. In order to clear his name, Richard must now tell Lil that he has never been truthful with her.
Director
William A. Seiter
Screenwriter
Allen Rivkin, Allen Rivkin, Lamar Trotti, Lamar Trotti
Genre
Mystery & Thriller
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Dec 12, 2016
Runtime
1h 39m