Foreign Correspondent: An International Thriller

The Oscar-nominated Foreign Correspondent was Alfred Hitchcock’s first large-scale international thriller to be released in theaters. The New York Morning Globe appoints Johnny Jones (Joel McCrea) to serve as a foreign correspondent under the name Huntley Haverstock.  On assignment to interview Universal Peace Party leader Stephen Fisher (Herbert Marshall), Jones encounters Dutch diplomat named Van Meer (Albert Bassermann).  Meanwhile, he meets Fisher’s daughter, Carol (Laraine Day), at the party. When Van Meer is shot at…

"Foreign Correspondent: An International Thriller"

Confessions of a Nazi Spy: A Huge Risk

Confessions of a Nazi Spy was seen as a huge risk for Warner Bros. at the time because it dared speak out against Nazi Germany at the time. When Dr. Karl Kassel (Paul Lukas) makes his way to the United States, his main goal is to persuade German Americans to support the Nazi cause.  Kurt Schneider (Francis Lederer), unemployed at the time, ends up joining the cause and becomes a spy.  Schneider sends a letter…

"Confessions of a Nazi Spy: A Huge Risk"