Foreign Intrigue (film)

Foreign Intrigue is a 1956 American Eastmancolor film noir crime film starring Robert Mitchum[2] The film is written, produced and directed by Sheldon Reynolds, who had produced a television series called Foreign Intrigue in 1951.

Foreign Intrigue
Original film poster
Directed bySheldon Reynolds
Produced bySheldon Reynolds
Written bySheldon Reynolds
StarringRobert Mitchum
Geneviève Page
Ingrid Thulin
Inga Tidblad
Music byPaul Durand
CinematographyBertil Palmgren
Edited byLennart Wallen
Sheldon Reynold Productions
Mandeville Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • May 28, 1956 (1956-05-28) (United States)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1 million (US)[1]

Foreign Intrigue was one of the first major Hollywood films to be based on a popular TV series.


Dave Bishop (Robert Mitchum) is a journalist paid by the wealthy Victor Danemore to create false press releases regarding Danemore's life. When Danemore dies suddenly of a heart attack, Bishop enters into a world of espionage and blackmail while uncovering Danemore's secret past - a past that was part of Nazi Germany's plan to conquer the world.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 'The Top Box-Office Hits of 1956', Variety Weekly, January 2, 1957
  2. ^ Foreign Intrigue at the American Film Institute Catalog

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