CTVA Europe - Foreign Intrigue (2) - "Overseas Adventure" (Sheldon Reynolds)(1953-54) starring James Daly, Anne Préville

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - Europe

Foreign Intrigue (1) "Dateline Europe (1951-53) - Jerome Thor, Sydna Scott 
 Foreign Intrigue (2) "Overseas Adventure" (1953-54) - James Daly, Anne Preville  
Foreign Intrigue (3) "CrossCurrent" (1954-55) - Gerald Mohr
"Sherlock Holmes"(1954)
  "Dick & the Duchess" (1957-58)
Sheldon Reynolds Production of
Foreign Intrigue 2: Overseas Adventure

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King, New York (EGans64636@aol.com)
Bertil Lundgren, Sweden (bertil.lundgren@swipnet.se)
Hank Moore, Houston, Texas (Hank_Moore@selec.net)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

 DVD 1  /   DVD 2
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FOREIGN INTRIGUE format (2) syndicated as OVERSEAS ADVENTURE
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(1959 syndication title "World Away" - ABC Daytime)
Sheldon Reynolds production  / Official Films Release
for First-Run Syndication
Associate Producer John Padovano
European mystery-adventure series 1953-54 39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
James Daly as Michael Powers (1953-54)
Anne Préville as Pat Bennett (1953-54)
with
John Padovano as Tony Forest (1951-55) (also doubled as associate producer)
Nicole Milinaire as Their Aide in Paris (1953-54)

Background: Europe. The experiences of Michael Powers and Patricia Bennett,
Foreign Correspondents for the "Associated News" in Europe after WWII.

Sponsors message:
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"An exciting television drama played against the tense background of present-day (1950's) Europe"
3 formats with 3 syndication titles - total 156 episodes x 30 min
(1) 'Dateline: Europe' (1951-53) (78 episodes) [001-078]
(2) 'Overseas Adventure' (1953-54) (39 episodes) [079-117]
(3) 'Cross Current' (1954-55) (39 episodes) [118-156]

Theme music by Charles Norman and Ervin Drake (all 3 formats)

Directors include:
Sheldon Reynolds, Steve Previn, Marcel Cravenne, Eugene Lourie _AKA_ Gene Lourie
Jack Gage, Lars-Eric Kjellgren, Hans Lagerkvist, Tom Younger

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Season 3 Airdates from:
WCAU Philadelphia, Channel 10 Thursdays 10:30 pm

 3.01 [079] Foreign Intrigue: INTERNATIONAL SPIES
1Oct53
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
guest cast:
Francois Provist ........ Night club singer
Synopsis:
In Paris, a fellow correspondent of Michael Powers is kidnapped to save him, Powers deliberately walks into
a trap set by an international spy ring.

3.02 [080] Foreign Intrigue: THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
8Oct53
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
guest cast:
Nicole Courcel ........ underground leader
Synopsis:
Michael Powers decides that the only way to get an authentic story of escape from behind the Iron Curtain is
to go there and escape himself.

3.03 [081] Foreign Intrigue: THE CRIME SYNDICATE
15Oct53
(rerun on "World Away" 02Nov59 ABC Daytime 1:30PM)
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest cast:
Roger Treville
Synopsis:
A series of murders, apparently without any motive, baffles the police. Michael Powers pursues "the executioner"
to a deserted Parisian theater and matches wits with the hired killer. [JK/RF]

3.04 [082] Foreign Intrigue: THE WATERFRONT STORY
airdate unknown

3.05 [083] Foreign Intrigue: THE TEST FLIGHT
29Oct53
(rerun on "World Away" 04Nov59 ABC Daytime 1:30PM)
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Synopsis 1:
Michael Powers becomes involved with foreign agents at a house party
Synopsis 2:
An invitation to cover the test flight of a new jet fighter leads Michael Powers to a scoop in more ways than one. [RF]

3.06 [084] Foreign Intrigue: HALL OF JUSTICE
[verified on DVD -RBH]
Source: Alpha Video DVD Volume 1 – Catalog # ALP4833D
5Nov-1953  (rerun on "World Away" 05Nov59 ABC Daytime 1:30pm)
Produced by Sheldon Reynolds
Original Story by James C. Sheers and Hamilton Keener; Adaptation by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Marcel Cravenne
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Maurice Marsac ......... Savage
Gregoire Aslan ......... Police Chief
Gilbert Robin .......... Rudolph
Lou Van Burg ........... Panaro
Marcel Journet ......... Sundane
Synopsis (from DVD):
Newly found democratic justice is put to the test as a powerful war criminal is tried for his crimes. [RBH]
Note:
The vast majority of the people listed on the production credits for this episode also worked on
Sheldon Reynolds production of “Sherlock Holmes.” [RBH]
Synopsis:
Michael Powers, unhampered by the more conventional methods used by the police, hunts down the end to a big story.
("World Away")[RF]

3.7 [085] Foreign Intrigue: JET PLANES
12Nov53 (rerun on "World Away" 06Nov59 ABC)
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Synopsis 1:
Aboard a speeding train, a nervous fellow passenger gives Michael Powers secret jet plane plans, then hurls himself
through the window. Powers now becomes the target for secret agent of foreign powers. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Aboard a speeding train Michael Powers inadvertently becomes an informant for an underground spy ring when a
fellow passenger takes him into his confidence. ("World Away") [RF]

3.8 [086] Foreign Intrigue: THE GENERAL STAFF
[verified]
19Nov53
Produced by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original screenplay by Harold Jack Bloom & Sam Rolfe
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Eugene Deckers ........ Carl Weimer
Francois Martin .......... Johann
Eleonore Hirt ......... Helly Bramm
Paul Bonifas ........... Mr. Weimer
Frederick O'Brady ........ Wormser
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Sacha Kamenka
Film Editor: Steve Previn
Music: Paul Durand
Set Designer: Raymond Druart
Sound Equipment: Poste Parisien
Engineer: Tony Leenhardt

Synopsis:
Michael Powers assists an attempts to capture a Nazi war criminal.

3.9 [087] Foreign Intrigue: BLACKMAIL
[verified] (featured on "Serie Noire")
26Nov53
Produced by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original screenplay by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers), Anne Préville (as Patricia Bennett)
Guest Cast:
Yves Brainville ....... Prager
Pierre Gay ............ Vestey
Marcel Journet ........ Sarnow
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Sacha Kamenka
Film Editor: Steve Previn
Music: Paul Durand
Set Designer: Raymond Druart
Sound Equipment: Poste Parisien
Engineer: Tony Leenhardt

Synopsis 1:
A member of a professional spy ring tries to give his story to Michael Powers.
Synopsis 2:
Michael Powers (James Daly) searches for news about a shooting incident in a back street of Paris and
uses his journalistic skills to piece together the mystery.

3.10 [088] Foreign Intrigue: THE HOMICIDE BUREAU
3Dec53
Starring: Anne Préville (as Patricia Bennett)
Synopsis:
Patricia Bennett (Anne Préville) acts as bait for a murderer.

3.11 [089] Foreign Intrigue: NAPLES
17Dec53
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Sheldon Reynolds (who is also Executive Producer)
Synopsis:
Michael Powers searches for the murderer of a fellow reporter.

3.12 [090] Foreign Intrigue: THE STAR OF GHIZA
[verified]
24Dec53
Produced, Adapted and Directed by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original screenplay by Joseph Victor
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Georges Tabet ......... Rahib
Emilio Carrer ........ Fergazi
Jacques Hilling ........ Cabdriver
J.P.Mocky ............ Akhmet
Ariane Dufy ......... Miss Ramanekh
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Sacha Kamenka
Film Editor: Francoise Javet
Music: Paul Durand
Set Designer: Raymond Druart
Sound Equipment: Poste Parisien
Engineer: Tony Leenhardt

Synopsis:
Michael Powers invades a Paris rendezvous for Middle Easterners after a beautiful informant is murdered.

3.13 [091] Foreign Intrigue: THE FLIGHT TO GENEVA
[verified]
31Dec53
Produced by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original story by Tom Younger & Edward Mazzocco / Screenplay by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Michel Bernheim
Starring: Anne Préville (as Patricia Bennett)
Guest Cast:
Roger Treville ........ Nile
O'Brady ........... Chester
E.Deckers .......... Passenger
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Sacha Kamenka
Film Editor: Steve Previn
Music: Paul Durand
Set Designer: Raymond Druart
Sound Equipment: Poste Parisien
Engineer: Tony Leenhardt

Synopsis:
Patricia Bennett (Anne Préville) undertakes to deliver a message to a courier, only to find that her presence
aboard the plane marks the flight for death.

3.14 [092] Foreign Intrigue: THE BORDER
7Jan54
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
guest cast:
Roger Treville .......... Nicoli
Bernard Farrell ......... Doctor
Synopsis:
Michael Powers joins what looks like a routine reporters' survey of hospital facilities and ends up aiding an
underground agent in an escape from behind the Iron Curtain.

3.15 [093] Foreign Intrigue: THE BADGER GAME
21Jan54
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Synopsis:
Just before an election, a prime minister is threatened by a scandal engineered by subversive agents.

3.16 [094] Foreign Intrigue: FIRE BOMBS -aka- Six Fire Bombs
[verified] (featured on "Serie Noire")
28Jan54
Produced by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original Story by Sydney Morse / Screenplay by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: Anne Préville (as Patricia Bennett), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Roger Treville ......... Larman
O'Brady ............ Gordean
Michel André ........... Tom
Pierre Gay .......... Fire Chief
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Sacha Kamenka
Film Editor: Steve Previn
Music: Paul Durand
Set Designer: Raymond Druart
Sound Equipment: Poste Parisien
Engineer: Tony Leenhardt

Synopsis:
Patricia Bennett (Anne Préville) comes to suspect that a series of apparently unrelated fires have been set by
subversive agents, in order to disrupt the Western aid program.

3.17 [095] Foreign Intrigue: PROPAGANDA -aka- The Coat
[verified]
4Feb54
Produced and Adapted by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original story by Tom Younger and Edward Maze
Screen Play by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Henrik Schildt ......... Anton
Gösta Prüzelius ......... Bruno
Martin Söderhjelm ......... Gant
Inga Landgré .......... Anna
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
A diplomatic courier uses Michael Powers' top coat to hide an important document in Stockholm.

3.18 [096] Foreign Intrigue: DISASTER RELIEF -aka- The Benefactor
[verified]
18Feb54
Produced and adapted by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original story by J.C.Sheers and Hamilton Keener
Screen Play by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Stig Järrel .......... Fleming
Alain Blair .......... Inspector
Lars Egge ............ Captain
Keve Hjelm ........... Sailor
Bambi Björklund ...... Boy
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Charles Redland
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Michael Powers becomes suspicious when a disaster relief shipment is hurried through customs
Alternative Synopsis:
Checking out a small fire at the docks, Michael Powers has an adventure that ends up in a quick swim.

3.19 [097] Foreign Intrigue: THE GEIGER COUNTER aka - Cul-du-Sac
[verified]
25Feb54
Produced and Adapted by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original Screen Play by George and Gertrude Fass
Directed by Marcel Cravenne
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers), Anne Préville (as Patricia Bennett)
with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Sven-Eric Gamble ......... Sievert
Christian Bratt ........... Henri
Martin Söderhjelm ........ Policeman
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Charles Redland
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Michael Powers is cornered in a radio-logical laboratory by a desperate thug.

3.20 [098] Foreign Intrigue: DYNAMITE -aka- Closed City
[verified]
4Mar54
Produced and Adapted by Sheldon Reynolds/ Associate Producer John Padovano
Original story by Edward Pope
Screen Play by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Henrik Schildt ........ Inspector
Erik Strandmark .......... Marcel
Ivar Wahlgren ......... Cloche
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Erik Nordgren
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
A truck loaded with dynamite is planted by subversive agents in a city west of the Iron Curtain.

3.21 [099] Foreign Intrigue: THE LABORATORY -aka- The Doctor
prod. no. FA-99 / 11Feb54
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Signe Hasso
Synopsis:
A woman becomes jealous of her husband's scientific achievements and endangers Sweden's defense program.

3.22 [100] Foreign Intrigue: PLASTIC SURGERY -aka- Plastic Surgeon / -aka- Double Exposure
[verified]
prod. no. FA-100 / 10Dec53
Produced and Adapted by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original story by Tom Younger
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Lauritz Falk .......... Boumann
Ivar Wahlgren ......... Hönig
John Starck ........... Bruno
Claes Thelander ....... Courvelle
Keve Hjelm ............ Kurt
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Michael Powers finds his vacation in Sweden is upset when a fellow bus passenger disappears and is found slain.

3.23 [101] Foreign Intrigue: AT THE AIRPORT -aka- Insurance For Death
prod no. FA-101 / 10Jun54 NBC Thurs  (rerun on "World Away" 21Dec59 ABC)
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers), Anne Préville (as Patricia Bennett)
Synopsis:
Patricia Bennett (Anne Préville) witnesses the murder of a courier carrying secret documents, so she is kidnapped.
Michael Powers tries to rescue her but is slowed down by a strange coincidence.
 
3.24 [102] Foreign Intrigue: BOGUS CURRENCY -aka- Lombardo
[verified]
prod. no. FA-102 / 14Jan54
Produced and adapted by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original story by Joseph Victor / Screen Play by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Signe Hasso ....... Mrs.Lombardo
Leif Amble-Naess ....... Lombardo
Lauritz Falk ....... Inspector
Kopeck...Ivar Wahlgren ...... Kopeck
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Michael Powers investigates some economic defense pacts which are threatened.
Note: Anne Préville is NOT in this episode.

3.25 [103] Foreign Intrigue: Overseas Adventure: INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
[verified] (featured on "Serie Noire")
prod. no. FA-103 / 18Mar54, WCAU Philadelphia, Channel 10 Thursday 10:30 pm
Produced and Adapted by Sheldon/ Reynolds Associate Producer John Padovano
Original Story by Joseph Victor/ Screenplay by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers), Anne Préville (as Patricia Bennett)
Guest Cast:
Uno Henning ............. Imposter (of Zachary)
Lauritz Falk ............ Moretto
P.G. Holmgren ........... Ponti
Gösta Prüzelius ......... Major Domo
Tyne Daly* .............. Girl
[*Tyne Daly was James Daly's daughter, better known for her U.S. police series "Cagney and Lacey" (1981-1988)
other credits:
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Sixten Liedbeck
Set Design: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen
Synopsis:
Michael Powers is held prisoner in the home of Andre Zachary,a rich man who had announced he would sell all of
his worldly belongings, including Zachary Enterprises.

3.26 [104] Foreign Intrigue: PERJURED EVIDENCE -aka-?? - The Fix
25Mar54
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Synopsis:
On the eve of an election, Michael Powers becomes suspicious when a democratic prime minister is accused of murder.

3.27 [105] Foreign Intrigue: PROPHECIES -aka- The Prophet
[verified]
prod. FA-105 / 11Mar54
Produced and Adapted by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer: John Padovano
Original story by J.C.Sheers and Hamilton Keener
Screen Play by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Marcel Cravenne
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Henrik Schildt ........ Feo
Åke Ohberg ............ Torsus
Ivar Wahlgren ......... Reghin
Leif Amble-Naess ...... Myrik
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Charles Redland
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Subversives use a blind storekeeper's prophesies to overthrow a government. Michael Powers thinks its strange that the
predictions only cover political matters.

3.28 [106] Foreign Intrigue: NARCOTICS -aka- Mona
1Apr54
Produced and Adapted by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer: John Padovano
Original screen play by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Alf Kjellin ............ Burt
Margareta Fahlén .......... Mona
Alan Blair .......... Inspector
Martin Söderhjelm ........ Max
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Sixten Liedbeck
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Michael Powers has his own methods of breaking up a narcotics ring when police are unable to prosecute the leader
of the gangs of smugglers.

3.29 [---] Foreign Intrigue: THE BRIDGE -aka- ?? The Mills of God
8Apr54
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Synopsis:
Michael Powers comes to the aid of an underground agent trying to escape from a totalitarian state

3.30 [108] Foreign Intrigue: MOUNTAIN CLIMBING -aka- Mont Albino
[verified]
prod. no. FA-108 / 29Apr54
Produced by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer: John Padovano
Original story by George and Gertrude Fass
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Lauritz Falk ............ Brodin
Ivar Wahlgren ........... Schwindt
Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz ...... Brita
Torsten Lilliecrona ...... Mansell
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Erik Nordgren
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Michael Powers' vacation is interrupted when the daughter of a prime minister is kidnapped.

3.31 [109] Foreign Intrigue: KIDNAPPING -aka- Secretary Philips
[verified]
15Apr54
Produced and Adapted by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer: John Padovano
Original story by Robert A.Cinader
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Margareta Fahlén ....... Nancy
Åke Ohberg ........ Philips
Sven B.Nordberg ....... Inspector
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Erik Nordgren
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
A highly place official informs Michael Powers that his life has been threatened in connection with a vote on the
location of some western air bases

3.32 [110] Foreign Intrigue: THE BROTHERHOOD
 [verified]
(orig airdate not known) (rerun 03Nov59 ABC Daytime 1:30pm)
Produced, Adapted and Directed by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer: John Padovano
Original Story by George and Gertrude Fass
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Stars:
Nicole Courcel ....... Annette
Jim Gerald ........... Old Man
Paul Bonifas ......... Herzog
Jo Dest .......... Gantner
Yves Brainville ....... Inspector
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Sacha Kamenka
Film Editor: Francoise Javet
Music: Paul Durand
Set Designer: Raymond Druart
Sound Equipment: Poste Parisien
Engineer: Tony Leenhardt

Synopsis:
A mysterious letter gives foreign correspondent Michael Powers a lead on a big story about underground
fascist activity. ("World Away")[RF]

3.33 [111] Foreign Intrigue: THE MISSING OFFICIAL -aka- The Man Who Was Almost There
[verified]
6May54 (rerun on "World Away"  14Dec59 ABC)
Produced and Adapted by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer: John Padovano
Original Story by Tom Younger and Ed.Mazzacco
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Isa Quensel ........ Mrs. Bartok
Alan Blair ........ Capt. Maurii
Leif Hedenberg ......... Hotel Clerk
John Widborg ........ Colonel
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Charles Redland
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Michael Powers is about to interview a government official and finds that he has disappeared.
Synopsis:
Michael Powers is about to interview a government official when he learns that the man has disappeared. [RF]

3.34 [112] Foreign Intrigue: THE TIME BOMBS -aka- Bomb / -aka- Sabotage
[verified]
13May54  (rerun on "World Away"  15Dec59 ABC)
Produced by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer: John Padovano
Original Screen Play by Kay Robert Krausse
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Inga Landgré ........ Marta
Tord Stål ....... Dorfmann
Olle Huddén ........ Karl
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager: Hans Lagerkvist
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Eric Nordgren
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Michael Powers investigating a factory fire, has a chance meeting with a terrified secretary, and is plunged
into a conspiracy to wreck a country's industrial potential.
Synopsis:
Michael Powers' investigation of a factory fire and his chance meeting with a terrified secretary uncover
a conspiracy to wreck a country's industrial potential. ("World Away") [RF]

3.35 [113] Foreign Intrigue: THE JAIL SENTENCE -aka- Confession
prod. no. FA-113 / 20May54  (rerun on "World Away"  16Dec59 ABC)
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Tord Stal
Elisaveta
Claes Thelander
Helge Hayerman
Synopsis:
Michael Powers does a story on a released convict and discovers some contraband shipping.
Synopsis:
Michael Powers and an ex-convict have to join forces to fight an international gang dealing in contraband shipping. ("World Away") [RF]

3.36 [114] Foreign Intrigue: THE SECRET DOCUMENTS
27May54  (rerun on "World Away" 17Dec59 ABC)
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Synopsis:
Michael Powers discovers that a professional spy ring has kidnapped two top scientists.
Synopsis:
Michael Powers discovers that a professional spy ring kidnaped the son of an important scientist. ("World Away") [RF]

 3.37 [115] Foreign Intrigue: THE RANSOM
[verified]
3Jun54  (rerun on "World Away" 18Dec59 ABC)
Produced by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer: John Padovano
Original Screen Play by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Ralph Browne ....... Inspector
Inga Landgré ........ Mrs. Tanner
Göran Lundkvist ........ Johnny
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Charles Redland
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Michael Powers learns that an international espionage ring is holding a man as hostage, to be given up
in return for defense secrets
Synopsis:
An international espionage ring holds a man as hostage and offers to give him up in return for
defense secrets. ("World Away") [RF]

3.38 [116] Foreign Intrigue: THE ALIBI
[verified]
17Jun54  (rerun on "World Away" 22Dec59 ABC)
Produced by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original Screen Play by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Alf Kjellin ......... Inspector
Rangvi Lindblad ....... Nina
Kerstin Wibom ........ Anna
Ulf Johansson ........ Julio
Märta Dorff ........ Mrs. Eckhart
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Charles Redland
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen

Synopsis:
Michael Powers gives evidence which threatens a political party's position, not knowing that the evidence was a
dying man's cover up.
Synopsis:
Michael Powers unwittingly gives out some important evidence. ("World Away") [RF]
 
3.39 [117] Foreign Intrigue: THE TOURIST -aka- Visiting Forewoman / -aka- The Mix-up
[verified]
24Jun54 (rerun on "World Away" 23Dec59 ABC)
Produced by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer: John Padovano
Original Screen Play by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring: James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Ralph Browne ........ Vigness
Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz ....... Elsa
Tord Stål ......... Inspector
Bengt Blomgren ......... Steffo
Gisella Vallen .......... Lenore
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmgren
Assistant Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Erik Nordgren
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Sven Hansen
Synopsis:
Michael Powers is trying to protect a girl from killers, though she doesn't know it. The suspense mounts as he pretends
to take her on a sight seeing tour.

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Theme: "Foreign Intrigue Theme"
[aka: Theme from the TV series "Foreign Intrigue";
aka: Foreign Intrigue Concerto
aka: Concerto and Theme from "Foreign Intrigue"] Foreign Intrigue:
[Theme from TV series was also used for the 1956 motion picture.] Foreign Intrigue:

Composer: Charles Norman (ASCAP)
Original Publisher: Leeds Music Corp. (ASCAP), of
New York, NY
Current Publisher: MCA Music Publishing (ASCAP), a div. of
Universal Studios, Inc., of
Los Angeles, CA
Copyright Date: [unpublished] Foreign Intrigue: Nov. 16, 1953; Eu 338230
[published version] Foreign Intrigue: Nov. 10, 1954; Ep 84862
[copyright info courtesy researcher Tom Perrone] Foreign Intrigue:
Recording:
45rpm single: "Foreign Intrigue Concerto"
Paul Durand
MGM K-12281 [1956] Foreign Intrigue:

45rpm single: "Concerto and Theme from Foreign Intrigue"
Les Baxter
Capitol F-3478 [1956] Foreign Intrigue:

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