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Stolen Assignment (1955)

 |  Comedy, Crime  |  August 1955 (UK)
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A young female reporter, tired of the lightweight "womens" stories her editor keeps assigning her, pesters him to give her an assignment with more substance. When an artist's rich wife is ... See full summary »

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A young female reporter, tired of the lightweight "womens" stories her editor keeps assigning her, pesters him to give her an assignment with more substance. When an artist's rich wife is murdered, the pair try to help a detective--who doesn't want their help at all--solve the case. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Die Spur führt nach Ambledown  »

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13 December 2012 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This is a strictly routine thriller which leaves no cliché unturned.Hy Hazell and John Bentley play reporters on the same newspaper who are rivals for scoops on the murder investigation.Eddie Byrne is the detective who is pestered by the duo and tries to thwart their best efforts,There are a number of red herrings thrown in to put you off the scent.It is though all rather ruotine.One can only be grateful that the leads are not played by the usual American has beens.Hy Hazells only real claim to fame is her rather dramatic death,choking to death on a steak in a restaurant.Probably for devotees of the genre or the actors only.


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