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"Dangerous Assignment" (1952) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1
Year: 1952


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: The Alien Smuggler Story

1952
Agent Steve Mitchell journeys to Portugal to help his friend and fellow agent bust a human smuggling operation.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)

Jane Adams ... Maria Delgada
Paul Marion ... Bogota
Ralph Moody ... Pimentel
Jan Arvan ... Lt. Vierra
Tiny Stowe ... Perez

Season 1, Episode 2: The Submarine Story

1952
Steve Mitchell is sent to the South China Seas to assume the identity of the mysterious Captain Jaeger with the mission of breaking up a huge gun-running operation.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
Dayton Lummis ... Cmdr Elwood
Paul Dubov ... Mike Marek

Robert Easton ... Tennessee
Max Wagner ... Hoffman
Pamela Duncan ... Colette
Veola Vonn ... Patricia (as Viola Voun)
Paul Frees ... Arthur
Henry Rowland ... Van Zandt

Season 1, Episode 3: Displaced Persons Story

1952
Steve Mitchell is sent to Casablanca to find and stop those responsible for trying to sabotage the relocation of European refugees to their own island in the Mediterranean.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner
Paul Dubov ... John Sieta
Henry Rowland ... Gorek
Pamela Duncan ... Zari
Edward Colebrook ... Miklos (as Eddie Colebrook)
Arno Frey ... Larko
Ralph Moody ... Josef Sieta
Dayton Lummis ... Captain
Jeanine Caruso ... Nina
John Breen ... Helmsman (uncredited)
Sandy Descher ... Little Girl (uncredited)
Edwin Rochelle ... Immigrant (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 4: The Memory Chain

1952
The Commissioner sends Steve to Munich Germany to crack and espionage ring that transmits secret information by word of mouth in order to avoid leaving a paper trail.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner
Robert R. Stephenson ... Curt Allison (as Bob Stevenson)
Jeanne Bates ... Eve Schaeffer (as Jean Bates)
Dan Seymour ... Gordell
Norman Budd ... Clerk
Hans Herbert ... Kreutzer
Lynne Roberts ... Helen Kent (as Lynn Roberts)
Stanley Waxman ... Grippo
Larry J. Blake ... August (as Larry Blake)
John Breen ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: The Manger Story

1952
Steve is sent to Stockholm, Sweden, to investigate a group of European professors who go conduct worldwide lecture tours. One of them is though to be a foreign agent carrying secrets back with him or her. An informant asks Steve to retrieve his son from a boarding school there, but finds the child has disappeared.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
Maria Palmer ... Dr. Wanda Buchek
Gavin Muir ... Dr. Horace Wakefield

Hugh Beaumont ... Saunders
Arthur Space ... Dr. Gerber
Paul Frees ... Dr. Hugo Friedrich
Peter Brocco ... Oscar
Otto Reichow ... Olaf (as Otto Riechaw)
Freddy Ridgeway ... Kurt Gerber (as Fred Ridgeway)
Sandy Descher ... Ilsa (as Sandy Discher)

Season 1, Episode 6: The Key Story

1952
The Commissioner ships Special Agent Steve Mitchell off to the Swiss Alps to recover a document that proves the death of a foreign leader was no accident.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
Stanley Waxman ... Rudi
Hans Herbert ... Fritz
Suzanne Dalbert ... Lise (as Suzanna Dalbert)
Dan Seymour ... Baumgartner
Norman Budd ... Gerlach
William Yetter Jr. ... Otto (as William Yetter)
Joseph Mell ... Conductor
John Breen ... Waiter (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: The Bhandara Story

1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
Neyle Morrow ... Clerk
Leonard Strong ... Guda
Shepard Menken ... Ahmed (as Shep Menken)
Lee Tung Foo ... Sen
Stanley Waxman ... Bhandara
Hillary Brooke ... Carol (as Hillary Brook)
Isabel Randolph ... Mrs. Trevalyn (as Isobel Randolph)
Philip Van Zandt ... Driver (as Phil Van Zandt)
Paul Fierro ... Policeman

Season 1, Episode 8: The Salami Story

1952
Steve hops on a French train to protect the head of an American plastics corporation who's traveling to a foreign conference. He finds the industrialist shot dead and missing are the man's documents detailing a new discovery in weapons. With the help of a French businessman, Steve goes undercover among the passengers looking for a suspect.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Elena Verdugo ... Karen
Laura Mason ... Phyllis Baxter
Dan Seymour ... Gluka
Jan Arvan ... Policeman

Jim Davis ... Holcomb
Ted Hecht ... Pierre
Henri Letondal ... Conductor
Ben Wright ... Duval

Season 1, Episode 9: The Pat and Mike Story

12 May 1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell

Nelson Leigh ... 'Pat'
John Warburton ... 'Mike'
Leslie Denison ... Police Lt. Butcher
Vernon Downing ... Lipton

Woody Strode ... Mongo (as Woodrow Strode)
Crane Whitley ... Janisek
Wesley Gale ... Soldier (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ... Search Party Member (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 10: The Lagoon Story

28 April 1952
Steve packs it up and heads to the Africa to locate two agents who have gone missing while trying to find a deadly strain of parasites that the enemy hopes to use as a weapon.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Christine Larsen ... Maria
Patrick O'Moore ... Lovett
Phil Tully ... Somers (as Phillip Tully)

John Hoyt ... Stauffer
Lumsden Hare ... Frobisher
John Vosper ... Corrado

John Wengraf ... Keppler

Season 1, Episode 11: The Mine Story

1952
Steve is smuggled into an Eastern European labor camp to get intelligence from a one-time Communist bigwig. Passing himself off as one of the uranium miners, Steve gets in and contacts his informer. He runs into unexpected trouble getting out however, as the workers have sabotaged one of the mine shafts to explode.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Cliff Clark ... Deputy Commissioner
Fritz Feld ... Yan
Joseph Mell ... Kulac
Robert Boon ... Vachek

Michael Ansara ... Bulga
Lester Sharpe ... Sardov
Chet Brandenburg ... Miner (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 12: The Italian Movie Story

1952
A foreign agent loses his life trying to steal a reel of film from a low-budget Italian movie. Steve is sent to Rome to find out why this footage is so valuable. He meets the flick's untalented producer, director and screenwriter and screens the film. Steve can't figure out why anyone would want this pretentious collection of shots. Then, the cameraman staggers in with a knife in his back.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Cliff Clark ... Deputy Commissioner
Jorja Curtright ... Carla
Fritz Feld ... Bonaparte
James Bush ... Wilkins
Peter Leeds ... Waldo
Sidney Miller ... Sims
Martin Garralaga ... Umberto

Harry Guardino ... Enrico

Season 1, Episode 13: The Blood-Stained Feather Story

1952
Steve Mitchell is sent to Cairo to track and catch the Order of the Secret Dove. This secret society, with both Arab and European members, is terrorizing the whole Middle East. It is a powder-magazine, which can explode the unstable, political situation in the region. A Greek has some information about the secret order, which he is willing to give Steve on certain conditions.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
Martha Wentworth ... Cookie Gamavitz
Bruce Lester ... Wethersby
Wyott Ordung ... Ali

Henry Corden ... Linacos
Jan Arvan ... Lt. Aboora
Peter Mamakos ... Kateb
Peter Coe ... Zadi

Lyle Talbot ... George Arthur (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Order Member (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 14: The Burma Temple Story

1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
Elisabeth Fraser ... Marge (as Elizabeth Fraser)
Lillian Molieri ... Linya (as Lillian Molieri)
Arthur Space ... Chambers
Eugene Borden ... Valdare
Ralph Moody ... Dalai Sing
Eric Feldary ... Khamees
Ted Hecht ... Lt. Ramat
Steven Geray ... Lazarus (as Steve Geray)
Ned Crawford ... Stranger
James Dime ... Priest (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 15: Sunflower Seed Story

1952
In a small country in South America the leader of the minority party is killed three days before the election. A US citizen, living in the country, is accused of the murder. The US government thinks this is just a frame, made up to put the majority party and their ally, USA, in an unfavourable light, thus rising the chances for the minority party to win the election. US special agent Steve Mitchell is sent down there to find out how it is.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
Edgar Barrier ... Valdez
Steven Geray ... Ortig
David Wolfe ... Goya
Donna Martell ... Dolores
Steve Pendleton ... Hartley
Edward Colmans ... Benito (as Ed Colman)
Frank Lackteen ... Manuel
Juan Duval ... Little Man

Season 1, Episode 16: The Caboose Story

1952
Steve travels to Tokyo to get evidence on an ex-girlfriend who's suspected in an outbreak of sabotage. He finds Marta as charming and dangerous as ever; an agent and a soldier who figured her out soon join her husband in death. Once Steve accuses her of sabotage and murder, he's in line to be her next victim.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Herbert Butterfield ... Commissioner (as Herb Butterfield)
Maria Palmer ... Marta
Frank Gerstle ... McClosky

Lyle Talbot ... Lt. Ames
Patrick Waltz ... Sgt. Duncan (as Phillip Shawn)
Geraldine Pattison ... Wac
Peter Coe ... Stephan
Paul Cristo ... Casino Patron (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 17: The Missing Diplomat Story

1952
Steve's assignment is to find a missing diplomat, who is believed to be traveling in Barcelona, Spain.

Season 1, Episode 18: The Briefcase Story

1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell

Lyle Talbot ... Commissioner George
David Leonard ... Szabo
Laura Mason ... Sari Todescue
Richard Gaines ... Robertson
Max Willenz ... Bartender
Eric Feldary ... Anton
Don Dillaway ... Comstock
Waclaw Rekwart ... Diplomat (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 19: The Civil War Map Story

1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Betty Lou Gerson ... Zoe

Lyle Talbot ... George
Thurston Hall ... Carruthers
Dick Elliott ... Culley
Harry Hayden ... Conductor
Walden Boyle ... Pettibone
Harry Bartell ... Corelli

Season 1, Episode 20: The Piece of String Story

1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Lynne Roberts ... Alice Gaines (as Lynn Roberts)

Hugh Beaumont ... Dean
Ralph Smiley ... Miguel
Guy Kingsford ... Ferguson
Dan Seymour ... Morales
Steve Pendleton ... Parker
Robert Williams ... Jim Slater

Season 1, Episode 21: The Iron Banner Story

1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Kristine Miller ... Lilli Terrescu

Lyle Talbot ... Jim Andrews

Roland Varno ... Bela
Ivan Triesault ... Dr. Anacos
Fred Nurney ... Karis

Season 1, Episode 22: The Dead General Story

1 October 1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell

John Dehner ... Capt. Riki
Nestor Paiva ... Gen. Traska
Peter Mamakos ... Broga
Otto Waldis ... Tovich
Peter Coe ... Police Sergeant
Helen Chapman ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
George Slocum ... Soldier (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 23: The Parachute Story

1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Kristine Miller ... Ilana Draska

John Dehner ... Carson
Peter Coe ... Soldier
Paul Dubov ... Sergeant
Larry J. Blake ... Linter (as Larry Blake)
Max Wagner ... Hood (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 24: The Paris Sewer Story

9 June 1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Carol Thurston ... Suzanne
Leonard Penn ... Vittorio
Henri Letondal ... Inspector Murat
Jean Del Val ... De Champs (as Jean Delval)
Robert Bice ... Lerlec

Jim Davis ... Bill Norton

Season 1, Episode 25: The Atomic Mine Story

31 March 1952
An land mine is stolen from a U.S. atomic testing lab in the Nevada desert. Steve hops on the next train out of the nearest town, believing the thief is escaping on board the Snowbird, the only transportation out of the area. What the robber and the other passengers don't realize is that the mine is armed and set to automatically explode in just a few hours.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Laura Mason ... Minette
Celeste Clark ... Claudine (as Lisa Clark)
Herbert Deans ... Dr. Menton
Cliff Clark ... Conductor
Marcelle Corday ... Mlle. Berlot
William Tannen ... Tim
Ken Christy ... Passenger

Roland Varno ... Manter
Herb Vigran ... Barney (as Herburt Vigran)

Season 1, Episode 26: The Bodyguard Story

10 March 1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
James Flavin ... Commissioner
Laura Mason ... Maria Gabrielle
Nestor Paiva ... Belog
Steven Geray ... Murat

Michael Ansara ... Hugo
Eugene Borden ... Cab Driver
Alphonse Martell ... Briand
Ted Hecht ... Pichon
Margot Guilford ... Celeste (as Margo Guilford)
Paul Bradley ... Cafe Patron (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 27: The Art Treasure Story

17 March 1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Adele Jergens ... Marilyn
George Wallace ... Texas Ranger
Nestor Paiva ... Brunner
Joseph Mell ... Stoltz
John Parrish ... Conductor
Ted Hecht ... Varga

Season 1, Episode 28: The One Blue Chip Story

14 April 1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Elisabeth Fraser ... Maya (as Elizabeth Fraser)

Douglass Dumbrille ... Larsen (as Douglas Dumbrille)

Michael Ansara ... Chin
Ben Astar ... Commissioner Francisco (as A. Ben Astar)
Peter Coe ... Sam
Edward Clark ... Pete
Ted Stanhope ... Art
Margot Guilford ... Airline Hostess (as Margo Guilford)
Spencer Chan ... Man at Airport (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 29: The Red Queen Story

7 April 1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Elena Verdugo ... Lana
Mabel Paige ... Mamie Wong
Percy Helton ... Max
Henry Rowland ... Rudolph Beiser
Alfredo Santos ... First Malay (as Alfred Santos)

Season 1, Episode 30: The Knitting Needle Story

2 June 1952
The Italian journalist Lorenzo has found out that the American mafia is financially supporting the Italian mafia in its terror campaign during the present election. He also knows the names of persons responsible for this, but won't tell it to anybody before he has written his articles. Steve Mitchell is commissioned to protect Lorenzo from being assassinated during his trip back to Rome.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
James Flavin ... George Arthur (as Jim Flavin)
Jan Arvan ... Lorenzo
Stephen Roberts ... Mr. Gramati (as Steve Roberts)
Fay Baker ... Countess Todesca
Frances Rafferty ... Hostess
Clancy Cooper ... Mattson
William Boyett ... Joe Smith
Robert Bice ... Lieutenant
Leon Alton ... Airplane Passenger (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 31: The Assassin Ring Story

21 April 1952
In a country in the Middle East the king is assassinated by a secret organization on behalf of a neighboring country. The assassination is arranged in such a way that all clues will point at USA as the principal behind the crime. But this is just a frame, made up by the neighboring country to get the contract for some oil-fields instead of the Americans. US agent Steve Mitchell knows who the real assassins are, but he has to find a way to prove this for the local government.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Beverly Tyler ... Safiye
Edgar Barrier ... Abdul Pasha
Larry J. Blake ... Nagovich (as Larry Blake)
Ralph Moody ... Murad
Alan Wells ... Selim

Hugh Beaumont ... Bill Kane
Tito Renaldo ... Rustem
Jack George ... King Hamid
John Bleifer ... Natka (as John Bleiffer)

Season 1, Episode 32: The Decoy Story

16 June 1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Laura Mason ... Varna

Jim Davis ... Walter Norton

Michael Ansara ... Kursta (as Mike Ansara)
Paul Dubov ... Franz Esterhazy
Robert Bice ... Capt. Rustov

Betty Blythe ... Countess Esterhazy
Eva Pearson ... Servant
Russell Custer ... Soldier (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 33: The Death in the Morgue Story

24 March 1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Francesca De Scaffa ... Gina Molieri (as Franchesca De Scaffa)

Harry Guardino ... Emilio Ruiz
David Ormont ... Clerk
Peter Brocco ... Peddler
Hugh Sanders ... Benson
Gordon Jones ... Henderson (as Gordon W. Jones)
Maurice Marsac ... Captain Laborde
Wyott Ordung ... Viloc
Hans Moebus ... Passerby (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 34: The Stolen Letter

1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Laura Mason ... Margarita
Nestor Paiva ... Col. Peralta

Lyle Talbot ... Baron Ludwig
Elisabeth Fraser ... Barbara Dawson (as Elizabeth Fraser)
Dan Seymour ... Barriro

Jim Davis ... Guard
Jan Arvan ... Dr. Avila
Paul Bradley ... Cardoza (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 35: The Venetian Story

1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Shannon O'Neal ... Anna Libertini
Lawrence Dobkin ... Night Man (as Larry Dobkin)

Strother Martin ... Riri

James Griffith ... Ravic (as Jimmy Griffith)
Paul Dubov ... Frank Castrilli
John Ridgely ... Sanders
Leon Alton ... Diner Patron (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 36: The Black Hood Story

5 May 1952
After the war a lot of orphaned teenagers are drifting about in Berlin. Some of them have formed a gang of young criminals, who cover their faces with black hoods when doing their robbery. One of their victims happens to be a diplomatic courier, who loses his briefcase with secret papers to the gang. Steve Mitchell is commissioned to find the stolen briefcase before one of the other occupying powers in Berlin seize it.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Beverly Long ... Herta
Gloria Eaton ... Ursula

Joe Turkel ... Rudi (as Joseph Turkel)
Norman Dupont ... Oskar (as Normand DuPont)
John Alvin ... Travis
John Ridgely ... Allen
Fred Essler ... Poppa Schlager
Anthony Jochim ... Langhof

Season 1, Episode 37: The Archeological Story

23 June 1952
In the subterranean passages of a ruined castle in Transjordan, built by the Crusaders in 1140, US agent Johnny Marshall has found a statuette of a goddess, which had been hidden there for centuries. The local robber chief Haba Bey wants to lay hands on the statuette, because he could use this as a sign to drive the crowds into a frenzy and an uprising, which will overthrow the government. Haba Bey captures Marshall and tortures him. US special agent Steve Mitchell is sent to the region to find and release Mitchell.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Randy Stuart ... Dr. Bill Mongoss

Lyle Talbot ... John Marshall

Jim Davis ... Lt. Makam

Henry Corden ... Karl Manca
Jan Arvan ... Haba Bey
Rick Vallin ... Yousef
Peter Coe ... Gori
Franklyn Farnum ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgeway ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 38: The Havana Microfilm Story

1952


Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Jeanne Tatum ... Betty Frome
Howard Joslin ... Mivani

Lyle Talbot ... Commissioner
Edward Colmans ... Jose
Ben Astar ... Alfredo (as A. Ben Astar)
Gil Warren ... Fisherman
Don C. Harvey ... Grimes (as Don Harvey)
Leonard Penn ... Police Captain (as Leonard M. Penn)
Robert Robinson ... Hood (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 39: The Perfect Alibi

26 May 1952
A political informer's murder in Rome leads to the discovery that an unknown opportunist is impersonating Steve.

Brian Donlevy ... Steve Mitchell
Virginia Christine ... Carla Fabri
Byron Kane ... Vittorio Fabri
Jan Arvan ... Umberto
Dolores Moran ... Marie Picard (as Delores Moran)
Philip Van Zandt ... Angelo (as Phil Van Zandt)

John Doucette ... Armand Ratka
Hal Girard ... Scarlatti (as Hal Girad)

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