Assignment: Paris (1952)

George Sanders plays Nicholas Strang, the wise editor of the paper, for which Jimmy Race (Dana Andrews) works as a digging, scheming reporter. Viewers will recognize Sanders from All About Eve, again playing the older, wiser, mentor. A lot of time is spent with the viewer (but not the characters in the film) watching and hearing what is going on inside the foreign embassies and administration offices, so it's very much a cold war us- against- them story, with Race trying to get to the truth. Caught up in all this is fellow reporter Marta Toren as Jeanne Moray, and no-one is really sure what her story is.... We are led to think she is more involved than we know, but that part of the story seems to have been dropped, or deleted.

Directing:
  • Robert Parrish

Writing:
  • Paul Gallico
  • William Bowers
  • Pauline Gallico

Stars:
Release Date: 1952-09-04
themoviedb icon 5.5/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 85
George Sanders
George Sander...
Nicholas Strang
Audrey Totter
Audrey Totter
Sandy Tate
Dana Andrews
Dana Andrews
Jimmy Race
Märta Torén
Märta Torén
Jeanne Moray
Sandro Giglio
Sandro Giglio
Gabor Czeki, alias Grisha
Donald Randolph
Donald Randol...
Anton Borvitch
Herbert Berghof
Herbert Bergh...
Prime Minister Andreas Ordy
Ben Astar
Ben Astar
Minister of Justice Vajos
Willis Bouchey
Willis Bouche...
Biddle, an Editor
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