Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent
Foreign Correspondent

Year

1940

Duration

115 minutes

Genres

Action and Adventure, Romance, Thriller, War Films

Language

English

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Synopsis

Alfred Hitchcock directed this thriller, which stars Joel McCrea as reporter John Jones, who is sent to Europe by his editor on the New York Globe at the beginning of World War II under the pen name Huntley Haverstock. When there, he is plunged into intrigue as a famous diplomat is kidnapped, which leads to a chase across Holland and beyond, making Jones/Haverstock realise he can trust no one. The film was, in part, an appeal for America to enter the war but is also one of the director's most exciting films, packed full of Hitchcockian set-pieces and sly humour.

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