Hong Kong Confidential (1958 film)

Hong Kong Confidential is a 1958 American film noir crime film directed by Edward L. Cahn starring Gene Barry, Beverly Tyler and Allison Hayes.[1]

Hong Kong Confidential
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Directed byEdward L. Cahn
Screenplay byOrville H. Hampton
Produced byRobert E. Kent
StarringGene Barry
Beverly Tyler
Allison Hayes
CinematographyKenneth Peach
Edited byEdward Mann
Music byEmil Newman
Production
company
Vogue Pictures
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • October 1958 (1958-10)
Running time
69 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

PlotEdit

Agent Casey Reed is tasked to find a missing prince (played by an un-credited Michael Barry) of the small Arab nation Thamen who was kidnapped by Communists who want to prevent him from signing an agreement that would allow the United States build a missile base there. Reed masquerades as a singer in a nightclub, but he is captured by the Communists, who plan to kill the two of them in order to blame the kidnapping on the Americans.

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ReceptionEdit

Leonard Maltin described it as a "Harmless B film about Anglo-American agents rescuing a kidnapped Arabian prince.", while giving it 2.5 out of 4 stars.

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