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Assignment: Paris (1952)

 -  Drama  -  4 September 1952 (USA)
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Cold war intrigue in France and Hungary.

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Jimmy Race
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Jeanne Moray
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Nicholas Strang
Audrey Totter ...
Sandy Tate
Sandro Giglio ...
Gabor Czeki, alias Grisha
Donald Randolph ...
Anton Borvitch
Herbert Berghof ...
Prime Minister Andreas Ordy
Ben Astar ...
Minister of Justice Vajos
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Biddle, an Editor
Earl Lee ...
Dad Pelham
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Mari Blanchard ...
Wanda Marlowe (scenes deleted)
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Cold war intrigue in France and Hungary.

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Gabor Czeki, alias Grisha: There is no sanctuary on earth for a man like me. Stalin reached all the way from Moscow to Mexico City for Leon Trotsky.
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Assignment:Parrish
7 July 2010 | by See all my reviews

Half of the movie takes place in Paris ,like the title reads;the other half ,which was obviously NOT filmed on location takes place in Hungaria Based on a true story ,we are told ,but the script is really one-sided .A cold war thriller,it's one of the most anti-commies movie I know,this side of "the red Danube" (1949)Americans are loyal,nice,chivalrous ,full of abnegation whereas -with the exception of Gabor- the commies are sinister-looking,cruel ;to think that they would not think twice before killing an innocent child!and they ill-treat a patient in a hospital!and what they do with the tape is not fair play!and they torture you,physically or mentally!And their long fingers are everywhere ,even in our sweet Paris.However,in 1952,if my memory serves me well,some Americans were having a bad time in their own country too.

Dana Andrews does not find here one of his best parts but his talent partly saves the movie and the supporting cast follows suit.I particularly like the coded messages in the conversations or in the phone calls."The little match girl" is a good idea.


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