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Foreign Correspondent (16-Aug-1940)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Writers: Robert Benchley; Charles Bennett; James Hilton; Joan Harrison

Music by: Alfred Newman

Keywords: Thriller, Espionage, Airplane Crash

Johnny Jones, a young American reporter for the New York Globe, is sent to England to report under the pseudonym Huntley Haverstock. His attempt to interview Dutch diplomat Van Mier is aborted when he witnesses his assassination instead. Digging deeper, he finds not everything is as it seems. Received 6 Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Albert Bassermann
Actor
7-Sep-1867 15-May-1952 German actor
Robert Benchley
Author
15-Sep-1889 21-Nov-1945 Humorist and screenwriter
Eduardo Ciannelli
Actor
30-Aug-1889 8-Oct-1969 Strange Cargo
Harry Davenport
Actor
19-Jan-1866 9-Aug-1949 Gone with the Wind
Laraine Day
Actor
13-Oct-1920 10-Nov-2007 Foreign Correspondent
Edmund Gwenn
Actor
26-Sep-1875 6-Sep-1959 Miracle on 34th Street
Charles Halton
Actor
16-Mar-1876 16-Apr-1959 Bespectacled character actor
Martin Kosleck
Actor
24-Mar-1904 15-Jan-1994 German-American character actor
Herbert Marshall
Actor
23-May-1890 22-Jan-1966 Foreign Correspondent
Joel McCrea
Actor
5-Nov-1905 20-Oct-1990 Ride the High Country
George Sanders
Actor
3-Jul-1906 25-Apr-1972 The Saint Strikes Back
Ian Wolfe
Actor
4-Nov-1896 23-Jan-1992 Bedlam

CAST

Starring
Joel McCrea   ...   John Jones
with
Laraine Day   ...   Carol Fisher
Herbert Marshall   ...   Stephen Fisher
George Sanders   ...   Ffolliott
Albert Bassermann   ...   Van Meer
and
Robert Benchley   ...   Stebbins
Edmund Gwenn   ...   Rowley
Eduardo Ciannelli   ...   Mr. Krug
Harry Davenport   ...   Mr. Powers
Martin Kosleck   ...   Tramp
Frances Carson   ...   Mrs. Sprague
Ian Wolfe   ...   Stiles
Charles Wagenheim   ...   Assassin
Edward Conrad   ...   Latvian
Charles Halton   ...   Bradley
Barbara Pepper   ...   Dorine
Emory Parnell   ...   "Mohican" Captain
Roy Gordon   ...   Mr. Brood
Gertrude Hoffman   ...   Mrs. Benson
Martin Lamont   ...   Captain
Barry Bernard   ...   Steward
Holmes Herbert   ...   Asst. Commissioner
Leonard Mudie   ...   Insp. McKenna
John Burton   ...   Announcer

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