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Dangerous Assignment, Volume 1

Starring: Brian Donlevy
Special agent Steve Mitchell travels the globe and encounters action and intrigue in four thrilling episodes of this classic TV series.
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 43 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1949
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

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Join Steve Mitchell (Brian Donlevy) in this suspense filled series of danger and espionage, as he travels across the world on assignment for the United States Government. Agent Mitchell unravels the sinister plots of those seeking the downfall of peace and democracy.

Mine Story: Mitchell journeys to the volatile Middle East to investigate the assassination of an Arabian leader.

Incident: A dangerous web of intrigue and deceit unfolds as Mitchell searches for a missing diplomat and his daughter.

Art Treasure: A trail of bodies leads Mitchell on a train ride into danger, as he pursues art thieves holding the key to a stolen Nazi fortune.

Manager Story: A European scientist desperate for the safe return of his son gives Mitchell information that may lead to the capture of an international spy.

Product Description:

Movie actor Brian Donlevy (THIS GUN FOR HIRE) portrays globe-trotting special agent Steve Mitchell in this 1951 television series, a role he first played on radio. Four episodes appear in this exciting compilation. In "Art Treasure," Mitchell tracks an art theft ring. "Mine Story" involves the killing of an Arab leader. "Manager Story" features a scientist attempting to retrieve his kidnapped son with secrets. "Incident" spotlights Mitchell's troubled investigation of a diplomat's disappearance.

Plot Keywords:

Action | Suspense | Thriller

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Rating 4.5 fantastic!!!! Movie Lover: from Norwich, England UK -- May, 17, 2005

donlevy shines in this wonderful old tv show. the stories are ok and the production values good but it is donlevy that lifts them out of the norm. recommended.

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  • Sales Rank: 7,284
  • UPC: 089218465894
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