CTVA Europe - Foreign Intrigue (3) -"Cross Current" (Sheldon Reynolds)(1954-55) starring Gerald Mohr

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) "Cross Current" (1954-55) - Gerald Mohr
"Sherlock Holmes"(1954)
  "Dick & the Duchess" (1957-58)
Sheldon Reynolds Production of
Foreign Intrigue 3: Cross Current

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 (3) syndicated as CROSS CURRENT
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Sheldon Reynolds production / Official Films Release
for U.S. Syndication
Filmed in Vienna
Associate Producer John Padovano
European mystery adventure series 1954-55 39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Gerald Mohr as Christopher Storm (1954-55)
with
John Padovano as Tony Forest (1951-55) (also associate producer)
recuring characters:
Gilbert Robin as Dodo
John Stark as Starky

Background: Vienna. The story of Christopher Storm, owner of the
"Hotel Frontier" who aides the distressed against the international underworld.

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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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  4.1 [118] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: FORGED PLATES -aka- Counterfeit Plates / -aka?- Counterfeit Money [verified]
30Sep54 NYC
Produced, Written and Directed by Sheldon Reynolds
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm), James Daly (as Michael Powers), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Francoise Prevost ........ Janine
Gregoire Aslan ......... Tomberg
John Stark ........... Starky
*
Director of Photography Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager Sven Sjönell
2nd Unit Director Tom Younger
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Nils Kyndel
Set Designer Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer Lennart Unnerstad

Synopsis:
Helping an American newspaperman get a headline story, Christopher Storm takes a backstreet tour of Vienna in
search of counterfeit plates.

4.2 [119] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: INTERNATIONAL DIAMOND SMUGGLERS -aka- The Model from Holland
7Oct54 NYC
Directed by Sheldon Reynolds
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
guest cast:
Ingrid Thulin ....... The Model
Christopher Storm becomes the reluctant guardian of a beautious visiting blonde when the underworld suspects she
has smuggled a million dollars worth of contraband diamonds out of Vienna.

4.3 [120] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE BOXING GAME -aka- The Fighter
[verified]
14Oct54 NYC
Produced and Directed by Sheldon Reynolds / Associate Producer John Padovano
Original screen play Harold Jack Bloom
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm) James Daly (as Michael Powers)
Guest Cast:
Ralph Brown .......... Rauol
Frank Sundström ......... Riker
Gilbert Robin ............ Dodo
John Stark ........ Starky (recurring)
Kurt Masreliez ......... Pepe
*
Director of Photography Gunnar Fischer
Production Manager Sven Sjönell
2nd Unit Director Tom Younger
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Erland von Koch
Set Designer Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
Aroused by the undue interest of a newspaperman and the peculiar behaviour of those connected with a seemingly
unimportant bout. The life of an old friend, a boxing champ, has been endangered by his conniving manager.

4.4 [121] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE CONFIDENCE GAME -aka- The Con Game
21Oct54 NYC
Directed by Sheldon Reynolds
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
guest cast:
Gunnel Brostrom ....... Nita
Synopsis:
Christopher Storm aids one of his guests when he gets involved in an innocent card game with a group of gangsters
which results in murder. Chris discovers a wallet lost and quickly returned establishes the identity of the victim
of an international racket

4.5 [122] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE EMPTY ROOM -aka?- The Avenger
28Oct54 NYC
Directed by Sheldon Reynolds
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Synopsis:
After years of pursuit, a would-be killer wounds his victim in front of Christopher Storm's "Hotel Frontier". Collapsing
in Storm's arms, the exhausted man inadvertently involves Storm in a deadly feud with death as the easiest way out.

4.6 [123] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE THIRD PARTNER -aka- The Trumpet Player
4Nov54 NYC
Directed by Marcel Cravenne (to be verified)
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Synopsis:
A blues singer in a French cafe seeks the aid of Christopher Storm when her husband, burdened with gambling debts, goes
into hiding. Chris Storm finds himself in the middle of a complicated chase when he helps the jazz trumpeter escape
from the would-be killers.

4.7 [124] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: INTERNATIONAL ROBBERY
[verified]
(a.k.a. "The Little Girl") (featured on "Serie Noire")
11-Nov-1954 NYC
Original screen play Harold Jack Bloom / Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Ralph Browne .......... Kiley
Gunnel Broström ...... Margo
Gunlog Hagberg ....... Lise
*
Director of Photography: Gunnar Fischer
Production Manager: Sven Sjönell
2nd Unit Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music: Erik Nordgren
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
A frightened girl on a particular errand leads Christopher Storm to the hideout of a British bank robber who is hiding
a teenage girl and her mother incommunicado.

4.8 [125] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE STAMP COLLECTOR -aka?- Off Beat
[verified] (featured on "Serie Noire")
18-Nov-1954 NYC
Original Screenplay by Gene Levitt
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Ingrid Thulin ......... Ilsa
Alf Kjellin ........... (Gerard) Brenner
Folke Sundquist ....... Tendler
John Stark ............ Starky (recurring)
*
Director of Photography: Bertil Palmren
Production Manager: Sven Sjönell
2nd Unit Director: Tom Younger
Film Editor: Lennart Wallén
Music Charles: Redland
Set Designer: Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer: Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
Christopher Storm becomes suspicious when one of his guests, (Gerard Brenner) who is traveling incognito, lists
a name which does not correspond with the initials on his luggage. ("A de R"). Chris outwits international
thieves who plan the theft of the guest's priceless stamp collection.

4.9 [126] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE JEWEL THIEF -aka- Pocketful of Bracelet
25Nov54 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Synopsis:
Shortly after his conversation with a sultry beauty, Christopher Storm finds a priceless diamond necklace stuffed
into his pocket. Chris is given one hour to prove that he did not actually steal the necklace.

4.10 [127] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE POISONED TEACUP -aka- Witness at Large
2Dec54 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
guest cast:
Ingrid Thulin .......... Crystal
Gunwar Sjoberg ......... Drexel
Tordsten Liliencrona ... Paul
Gilbert Rolen .......... Dodo
Synopsis:
Christopher Storm is poisoned by a strange woman who mistakes him for the main witness in a murder trial

4.11 [128] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE PLAYFUL PRINCE -aka- The Prince and I
9Dec54 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Synopsis:
A Balkan Prince, traveling incognito, come to Christopher Storm's Hotel Frontier on a vacation holiday
from his royal duties.

4.12 [129] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: BULLFIGHTER'S WOMAN -aka- The Woman
16Dec54 NYC
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
guest cast:
Sonja Wiggert ......... Elsa
Emilo Carrer .......... Tomacho
Synopsis:
Christopher Storm, vacationing in sunny Spain, proves instrumental in reuniting an ex-bullfighter and his old
Austrian flame. Chris comes to the matador's aid when he is accused of murdering his former sweetheart's boyfriend.

4.13 [130] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE STATE SECRETS -aka- The Witness
23Dec54 NYC
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Guest Cast:
Mai Britt* (according to TV Guide)
*Note:
It's not the Mai Britt (May Britt Wilkens) (1934 - ), who married the late Sammy Davis, Jr.!
Instead, it's Maj-Britt Nilsson (1924 - ), who was in a couple of Ingmar Bergman movies [BL]

Synopsis:
An undercover agent carrying state secrets is found stabbed to death in Christopher Storm's "Hotel Frontier".
The key witness, an attractive French girl refuses to talk. Chris Storm starts off to bring the murderer to justice.

(Moves to Wed 9:30 on Channel 7 New York City)

4.14 [131] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE SPEED DEMONS -aka- The Girl Who Wasn't There
[verified]
29Dec54 NYC
Original screen play Gene Levitt
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Guest Cast:
Doris Svedlund ........... Nancy
Börje Mellvig .......... Inspector
Gilbert Robin .......... Dodo
Stig Järrel .......... Felix
*
Director of Photography Gunnar Fischer
Production Manager Sven Sjönell
2nd Unit Director Tom Younger
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Charles Redland
Set Designer Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

synopsis 1:
When Christopher Storm returns a handbag to Maria Dona, an important lady secretary that he hit in a freak
auto accident, he finds another woman in the apartment claiming the same name.
synopsis 2:
Two women both bearing the same name "Maria Dona" have Storm doubting his sanity. After knocking one of them down
in a weird auto mishap, she completely disappears and the other "Maria" takes her place.

4.15 [132] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE SPY RING -aka- Souvenir de Paris
[verified]
5Jan55 NYC
Original screen play Gene Levitt
Directed by Tom Younger
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Guest Cast:
Ulf Palme .......... Jens
Ulla Sjöblom ......... Grete
Gilbert Robin ........ Dodo
John Stark ......... Starky
*
Director of Photography Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager Sven Sjönell
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Nils Kyndel
Set Designer Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
A pleasure trip to Copenhagen turns out to be strictly business for Christopher Storm. He is led into a carefully
laid trap, set by a European spy ring, that is designed to aquaint him with a female spy. The ring plan to use
Chris as an unwitting courier for top secret defense plans

4.16 [133] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: APPOINTMENT AT FIVE -aka- Five O'Clock Sharp
[verified]
12Jan55 NYC
Original screen play Gene Levitt
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Guest Cast:
Gunvor Pontén ....... Miss Steiner
Allan Blair ............. Marble
Stig Järrel ........ Salesman
Märta Dorff ........ Operator
Ulla Padovano ....... Nurse
*
Director of Photography Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager Sven Sjönell
2nd Unit Director Tom Younger
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Charles Redland
Set Designer Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
Christopher Storm concludes an innocent luncheon date and then learns that his luncheon companion, a respectable
Viennese businessman who works for Western Intelligence on the side, is the unwitting target for two shadowy killers
at five o'clock that evening.

4.17 [134] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE WAYWARD BROTHER -aka- The Kid [verified]
19Jan55 NYC
Original screen play Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Guest Cast:
Acke Carlsson .......... Teddy
Robert Cunningham ........ Fenner
Rangvi Lindbladh ........... Hilda
Börje Mellvig .......... Inspector
*
Director of Photography Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager Sven Sjönell
2nd Unit Director Tom Younger
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Charles Redland
Set Designer Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
Christopher Storm steps out of his role as a Vienna hotel owner to get involved with a juvenile delinquent and his
doting sister. The delinquent, a part-time boot black, starts a mess of trouble by stealing a packet of narcotics
from a gangster's office in Vienna.

(Channel 7 New York City - moves to Saturday 9:30 - starting 29Jan55)

4.18 [135] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE MISSING SCHOOLTEACHER aka - Schoolteacher Story
29Jan55 NYC
Directed by Jack Gage
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
guest cast:
Lucille Vines .......... the school teacher
Synopsis:
An Iowa school teacher has an innocent aperitif with a nice young man in Vienna and finds herself kidnapped
by a man hunted by the international police.

4.19 [136] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: BLIND MAN'S BLUFF
5Feb55 NYC
Directed by Eugene Lourie
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
guest cast:
Alf Kjellin ............ Carl
Olaf Bergstrom ......... Hans
Synopsis:
Christopher Storm is led into a deadly game of hide and seek when a blind man's hallucinations turn out to
be the real thing. The old man believes that he is going to be killed.

4.20 [137] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE MAD GUNMAN -aka??- The Young Assassin
12Feb55 NYC
Directed by Marcel Cravenne
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Synopsis:
Hotel owner Christopher Storm is the victim of a surprise gun attack by a vindictive youth who blames him for his
imprisonment. When Chris finds who the gunman is, he runs into another problem with the man's sister.

4.21 [138] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE DIAMOND ALLERGY -aka- Mr. Landstrasse-Hauptsta
[verified]
19Feb55 NYC
Original Screen Play Gene Levitt
Directed by Eugène Lourié
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Guest Cast:
Sven Eric Gamble .......... Jan
Catrin Westeröund ........ Helene
Margareta Krook ........ Miss Phipps
Gilbert Robin ......... Dodo (recurring)
John Stark ........ Starky (recurring)
*
Director of Photography Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager Sven Sjönell
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Nils Kyndel
Set Designer Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
Two lovers who cannot get married because of financial difficulties, plan to part. Jan, the boy finds a diamond
necklace, dropped by a fleeing thief near Chris Storm's "Hotel Frontier" and feels his luck has changed.

4.22 [139] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: A GAME OF CHANCE -aka- The Model Lady
[verified]
26Feb55 NYC
Directed by Eugène Lourié
Original screen play Gene Levitt
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Guest Cast:
Eva Dahlbeck ........ Barbara (Vale)
Egon Larsson ........ Saloon-keeper
Gunvor Pontén ...... Model
Henrik Anker-Steen ........ Mace
John Stark ....... Starky (recurring)
Gilbert Robin ..... Dodo (recurring)
*
Director of Photography Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager Sven Sjonell
2 Unit Director Tom Younger
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Nils Kyndel
Set Designer Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
A beautiful girl sneaks out of Christopher Storm's Viennese Hotel without paying her bill. The girl leaves behind a
suitcase with $75,000 inside. Chris recognizes her as a fashion model and gets involved with a case of blackmail
when he tracks her down.

4.23 [140] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE PEARL NECKLACE -aka- Wild Party / possible aka - Maitre d'
[verified]
5Mar55 NYC
Original screen play Gene Levitt
Directed by Eugène Lourié
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Guest Cast:
Ragni Lindblad ....... Lotte
Renee Björling ....... Mrs. Schiller
Georg Rydeberg ........ Butler (Maitre D')
Gilbert Robin ...... Dodo (recurring)
Henrik Schildt ....... Detective
*
Director of Photography ... Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager ........ Sven Sjonell
2nd Unit Director ......... Tom Younger
Film Editor ............... Lennart Wallén
Music ..................... Charles Redland
Set Designer .............. Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer ............ Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
A young secretary-companion steals a pearl necklace from her employer in order to help her brother. When the girl
tries to return the jewelry, she can't find the opportunity, so Chris Storm dons the guise of a French waiter to
return the necklace. 

4.24 [141] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE BOY IN THE PARK -aka?- Only Copy
9Apr55 NYC
Directed by Eugene Lourie
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Synopsis:
A cryptographer finally breaks an important code while resting in a quaint Viennese park. When he suffers a heart attack,
a small boy picks up the paper he was working on and uses it to make a paper airplane. Chris is sent to find this
very valuable toy.

4.25 [142] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: TWO MEN FROM ZURICH -aka- Stolen Pearls (Verified)(featured on "Serie Noire")
prod. no. FA-142 / 12Mar55 NYC
Original Screenplay by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Guest Cast:
Naomi Chance .............. Penelope
Frank Sundström ........... Inspector
Lauritz Falk .............. Harry
Gilbert Robin ............. Dodo (recurring)
*
Director of Photography ... Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager ........ Sven Sjönell
2nd Unit Director ......... Tom Younger
Film Editor ............... Lennart Wallén
Music ..................... Charles Redland
Set Designer .............. Nils Svenwall
Sound Engineer ............ Abby Wedin

Synopsis:
Chris Storm and a friend are in the United States when they learn of a fur robbery. They tip off the insurance people.
Back in Vienna the two are the object of a hunt by the fur thieves; a sweet feminine voice invites Christopher Storm to
a date in a hotel room. This date involves Chris in the fur theft and murder.

4.26 [143] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE CONCERT PIANIST -aka?- The Kurt Hallen Story
prod. no. FA-143 / 26Mar55 NYC
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Directed by Steve Previn
Synopsis 1: (New York City station)
A famed concert pianist flees in terror from the Viennese police - accused of a brutal murder. The man is innocent
but fears an investigation into his past because he was once in jail.
Synopsis 2: (Philadelphia station)
A pianist is being blackmailed by someone who knows he was once in jail. The musician wants to kill his tormentor.
Chris Storm learns of the trouble and investigates.

4.27 [144] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE BROKEN WISHBONE -aka- Nina
prod. no. FA-144 / 19Mar55 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
guest cast:
Eva Dahlbeck .... Nina Richter
Synopsis:
Chris Storm falls in love with an artist, but is unaware of the tragedy of her past. Chris tackles a mystery; the elements
of which are, an unsolved Christmas Day murder, a confession of love from a grief stricken man, a small artists colony on
the outskits of Vienna, and a quiet funeral parlor. The clue to the young artist's mystery lies in a charm bracelet she
wears that has one charm missing.

4.28 [145] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE SECRET PLANE -aka- Night Fighter
prod. no. FA-145 / 2Apr55 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Synopsis:
The love for a girl and the desire for quick money compell a well-known test pilot, who is slowly losing his vision,
to make his last flight a secret flight for foreign agents to Switzerland.

4.29 [146] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE DIPLOMAT
[verified]
prod. no. FA-146 / 23Apr55 NYC
Original Screenplay Gene Levitt
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Guest Cast:
Frank Sundström ......... Lork, (the diplomat)
Ingrid Thulin ........ Karin (member of the ring)
Arne Källerud ....... Nestor
Lars Kåge ........ Custom Man
*
Director of Photography Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager Sven Sjönell
2 Unit Director Tom Younger
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Charles Redland
Set Designer P.A.Lundgren
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
A diplomat friend of Chris Storm plans to double-cross the government by turning important papers over to a foreign
power. He uses the unsuspecting Storm to transport the papers to Stockholm. Chris comes face to face with death while
preventing the valuable secrets from falling into the hands of the Foreign power.

4.30 [147] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: REVENGE -aka- Sweet Revenge
prod. no. FA-147 / 16Apr55 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Synopsis:
Christopher Storm gives information about a black market medicine ring to the authorities. Before he can place the
ring leader in the hands of the police, he finds himself accused of a vicious murder, the victim of a police hoax
and receives a brutal beating.

4.31 [148] Foreign Intrigue: FULL CIRCLE
prod. no. FA-148 / 7May55 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
guest cast:
Henrick Ankar Steen .... the convict
Sonja Stjerquist ....... the girl
Synopsis:
Christopher Storm and his beautiful companion are taken hostage by a desperate convict and his cohort. They force
Storm and his companion to lead them to the border and their escape.

4.32 [149] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: LITTLE ROMEO
[verified] (featured on "Serie Noire")
prod. no. FA-149 / 30Apr55 NYC
Original Screenplay by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
guest cast:
Sven-Eric Gamble ........ Romeo
Penny Portrait .......... Tina
Birger Malmsten ......... Zinner
John Stark .............. Starkey (recurring)
Bob Layton .............. Pianist
*
Director of Photography ... Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager ........ Sven Sjönell
2nd Unit Director ......... Tom Younger
Film Editor ............... Lennart Wallén
Music ..................... Charles Redland
Set Designer .............. P.A. Lundgren
Sound Engineer ............ Abby Wedin
RCA Sound

Synopsis:
European winters fail to dampen the spirits of the unstable teen-age society of Vienna - and the activities of a
ruthless narcotics ring. When a small time pedler passes some narcotics in Chris Storm's "Hotel Frontier" that results
in tragedy, Storm decides to clean up the racket.

4.33 [150] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: BIG BROTHER
prod. no. FA-150 / 14May55 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
guest cast:
Martine Alexis ......... the girl
Synopsis:
An honest, but misguided young man seeks revenge for the cold blooded murder of his younger brother by smugglers. Chris
Storm is asked to help find the murderer and discovers he must protect the culprit from the dead man's brother.

4.34 [151] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: MISS FORTUNE
[verified]
prod. no. FA-151 / 21May55 NYC
Original screen play by Harold Jack Bloom
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Guest Cast:
Alf Kjellin ....... Karl
Martine Alexis ..... Claudine
Birger Malmsten ....... Lauritz
Tord Stål ............ Leon
Gilbert Robin ........ Dodo (recurring)
John Starck ......... Starky (recurring)
*
Director of Photography Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager...Sven Sjönell
2 Unit Director Tom Younger
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Charles Redland
Set Designer P.A.Lundgren
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
Robbery leads to blackmail and murder in this tale of Viennese intrigue. A young woman starts the whole affair
by stealing from two jealous brothers.

4.35 [152] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE RELUCTANT KILLER
prod. no. FA-152 / 28May55 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Synopsis:
The only person who can recognize a ruthless killer is Christopher Storm. As a result of a murder committed in
"Hotel Frontier". Storm is plunged into the midst of state secrets and blackmail when he is persuaded to be a clay
pigeon to trap the murderer.

4.36 [153] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: THE BEAUTY
prod. no. FA-153 / 4Jun55 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
Synopsis:
A diplomat's secretary steals an envelope containing some top secret papers from Christopher Storm and threatens his life.

4.37 [154] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: FIRST BLUSH -aka- The Blush
[verified]
prod. no. FA-154 / 11Jun55 NYC
Original screen play Gene Levitt
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm)
guest cast:
Gaby Stenberg ....... Shana
Hasse Ekman ........ Eridatti
Ivar Wahlgren ....... Strandman
Gilbert Robin ....... Dodo (recurring)
*
Director of Photography Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager Sven Sjonell
2 Unit Director Tom Younger
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Charles Redland
Set Designer P.A.Lundgren
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
Christopher Storm encounters a strange collection of people, and objects when a successful Viennese business woman seeks
his help in investigating the brutal murder of her partner.
(UK airdate: 15May58 A-R London, Thur 11pm)

4.38 [155] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: DELORES -aka- Dolores
prod. no. FA-155 / 25Jun55 NYC
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
Synopsis:
Christopher Storm and his newspaper pal Tony Forest, start playing detective when they learn of a strange and interesting
coincidence. The three former fiancees of a lady circus owner have met with death under the big top. Helping Chris is a
circus elephant.

4.39 [156] Foreign Intrigue: Cross Current: RUNAROUND -aka- Run Around
[verified] (final episode)
prod. no. FA-156 / 18Jun55 NYC
Written and produced by Sheldon Reynolds
Directed by Steve Previn
Starring Gerald Mohr (as Christopher Storm), with John Padovano (as Tony Forest)
cast:
Keve Hjelm ....... Streeter
Tom Younger ........ Kerner
Håkan Westergren ....... Inspector
Erik Strandmark ......... Unger
*
Director of Photography Bertil Palmgren
Production Manager Sven Sjönell
2nd Unit Director Tom Younger
Film Editor Lennart Wallén
Music Charles Redland
Set Designer P.A.Lundgren
Sound Engineer Aaby Wedin

Synopsis:
Hotel owner Christopher Storm becomes a very important man in the eyes of the Viennese police after word leaks
out that he has some important stolen plans in his possession.

Foreign Intrigue (1956) trailer  - 1956  Movie Starring Robert Mitchum

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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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