CTVA US Spy - "Dangerous Assignment" (1951-52) starring Brian Donlevy

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The Classic TV Archive - US Spy Series

Dangerous Assignment
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Cindy Rumbold, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

Source: Alpha Video DVD ALP 4658D (Art Treasure/Manager Story/ Incident/ Mine Story)
http://www.oldies.com/product-view/4658D.html

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DANGEROUS ASSIGNMENT
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A Don W. Sharpe Presentation
Produced on film by Donlevy Development Co., Inc. and
The National Broadcasting Company
for
First-Run Syndication
Produced by Harold E. Knox
Production Supervisor: Frank Parmenter

US Spy Adventure series 1951-52    39 episodes x 30 min bw
35 episode scripts copyrighted       
18 with prod no. + 17 episodes un-numbered
starring
Brian Donlevy
as Steve Mitchell
Herb Butterfield as Commissioner (recurring)
Premise:
Brian Donlevy stars as Government Agent Steve Mitchell - a part
he originated on radio.
Dangerous Assignment An American agent (Brian Donlevy) travels the world
investigating cases of espionage, sabotage and threats to U.S. security

Other Credits:
Main Director: Bill Karn
Assistant Director: William McGarry
Film Editors include: Maurice Wright and Edward Schroeder
Director of Photography: Lester H. White

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 Syndicated Program

1.1 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE ALIEN SMUGGLER STORY
a.k.a "Alien Smuggling Ring"
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Herb Butterfield ...... The Commissioner (recurring)
Arthur Stowe OR Tiny Stowe .......... Perez
Jane Adams ............ Maria
Ralph Moody ........... Pimental
Jan Arvan ............. Vierra
Paul Marion
Synopsis:
Steve travels to Portugal to help a friend and colleague investigate
a political refugee scam that smuggles aliens into the United States.
Synopsis 2:
Aided by a gangster-turned-informer, Steve sets out to smash an
illegal-entry racket. [RF]

1.2 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE SUBMARINE STORY
DCRE: 1952
script no. 102 / script by Robert Ryf (38 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest cast:
Dayton Lummis ......... Elwood
Paul Dubov ............ Marek
Robert Easton ......... Tennessee
Herb Butterfield ...... The Commissioner (recurring)
Max Wagner ............ Hoffman
Synopsis:
Steve tries to uncover the leader of a gunrunning gang. [RF]

1.3 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE DISPLACED PERSONS STORY
DCRE: 1952
script no. 103 / script by Robert Ryf (38 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest cast:
Paul Dubov ............ Sieta
Herb Butterfield ...... Commissioner (recurring)
Henry Rowland ......... Gorek
Pamela Duncan ......... Zari
Eddie Colebrook ....... Miklos
Arno Frey ............. Larko
Synopsis:
Refugees on a ship bound for a new island home are terrorized by an
unknown saboteur. [RF]

1.4 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE MEMORY CHAIN
DCRE: 1952
script no. 104 / script by Robert Ryf (37 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest cast:
Jeanne Bates .......... Eve
Bob Stevenson ......... Allison
Lynne Roberts ......... Helen
Dan Seymour ........... Gordell
Herb Butterfield ...... Commissioner (recurring)
Stanley Waxman ........ Grippo
Hans Herbert .......... Kreutzer
Norman Budd ........... Clerk
Synopsis:
Steve Mitchell's assignment: smash a spy ring that transmits
information only by word of mouth. [RF]

1.5 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE MANGER STORY or THE MANAGER STORY
[Alpha Video DVD ALP 4658D]
DCRE: 1952
script. no. 105./ script by Robert Ryf (40 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Maria Palmer .......... Wanda
Herb Butterfield ...... The Commissioner (recurring)
Gavin Muir ............ Wakefield
Hugh Beaumont ......... Saunders
Arthur Space .......... Gerber
Paul Frees ............ Friedrich
Peter Brocco .......... Oscar
Otto Riechaw .......... Olaf
Fred Ridgeway ......... Kurt
Sandy Descher ......... Little Girl
Synopsis:
Steve investigates an organization of professors who lecture and
find the one who is running secrets from the United States to Europe.
(re-run 25Aug02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)
Synopsis 2:
In Stockholm, a child is kidnapped to keep his father from exposing a
spy. [RF]
Manager Story:
A European scientist desperate for the safe return of his son gives Mitchell
information that may lead to the capture of an international spy.
[Alpha Video DVD ALP 4658D]

1.6 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE KEY STORY
DCRE: 1952
script. no. 106./ script by Robert Ryf (42 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Stanley Waxman ........ Rudi
Herb Butterfield ...... The Commissioner (recurring)
Hans Herbert .......... Firtz
Suzanne Dalbert ....... Lise
Dan Seymour ........... Baumgartner
Norman Budd ........... Gerlach
William Yetter ........ Otto
Joseph Mell
Synopsis 1:
Steve is sent to retrieve a document that proves the leader of a country
friendly with the United States didn't commit suicide but was murdered.
(re-run 1Sept02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)
Synopsis 2:
Sent to the Swiss Alps, Steve risks his life to recover a secret
document. [RF]

1.7 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE BHANDARA STORY
1952
screenplay by Robert Ryf (43 pages)(1951)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Herb Butterfield ...... The Commissioner (recurring)
Stanley Waxman ........ Bhandara
Leonard Strong ........ Guda
Shep Menken ........... Ahmed
Lee Tung Foo .......... Sen
Hillary Brook ......... Carol
Isabel Randolph ....... Mrs. Trevalyn
Phil Van Zandt ........ Driver
Neyle Morrow .......... Clerk
Paul Fierro
Synopsis:
Steve travels to Bombay, India to try to clear and rescue from prison
an American citizen charged with sabotage.
(re-run 8Sept02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)

1.8 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE SALAMI STORY
screenplay by Robert Ryf (43 pages)(1951)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Elena Verdugo ......... Karen
Ben Wright ............ Duval
Laura Mason ........... Phyllis
Dan Seymour ........... Gluka
Jim Davis ............. Holcomb
Ted Hecht ............. Pierre
Jan Arvan ............. Policeman
Henri Letondal ........ Conductor
Synopsis:
Steve accompanies the head of an American plastics company to a
conference in France and must guard their top-secret reports.
(re-run 15Sept02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)

1.9 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE PAT AND MIKE STORY
1952
script. no. 109 / screenplay by Robert Ryf (38 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Nelson Leigh .......... Pat
John Warburton ........ Mike
Leslie Denison ........ Butcher
Vernon Downing ........ Lipton
Woodrow Strode ........ Native
Crane Whitley ......... Janisek
Synopsis:
Steve travels to an African jungle to stop a man who has been causing
trouble between witch doctors.
(re-run 22Sept02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)

1.10 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE LAGOON STORY
1952
script no. 110/ screenplay by Robert Ryf (42 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Christine Larsen ...... Maria
Patrick O'Moore ....... Lovett
Phillip Tully ......... Somers
John Hoyt ............. Stauffer
Lumsden Hare .......... Frobisher
John Vosper ........... Corrado
John Wengraf .......... Keppler
Adele Jergens ?
Synopsis:
Steve travels to Africa to locate two missing agents who were sent
there to find the secret breeding grounds of a powerful germ culture.
(re-run 29Sep02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)

1.11 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE ITALIAN MOVIE STORY
1951
Screenplay by Robert Ryf and Edmond E. Kelso (44 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Herb Butterfield ...... The Commissioner (recurring)
Jorja Curtwright ...... Carla
Fritz Feld ............ Bonaparte
James Bush ............ Wilkins
Peter Leeds ........... Waldo
Sidney Miller ......... Simms
Martin Garralaga ...... Umberto
Harry Guardino ........ Enrico
Cliff Clark
Synopsis 1:
A foreign agent is killed while stealing a roll of film in Italy.
(re-run 06Oct02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)
Synopsis 2:
Steve goes to Rome to recover vital film footage stolen from a movie
company. [RF]

1.12 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE BLOOD-STAINED FEATHER STORY (verified -RF)
aka ORDER OF THE SACRED DOVE
1951
Producer, Harold E. Knox
Screenplay by Robert Ryf and Charles Condon/ Story by Robert Ryf and Adrian Gendot (36 pages)
Directed by Bill Karn
Music Composed & Conducted by Von Dexter
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Herb Butterfield ...... The Commissioner (recurring)
Martha Wentworth ...... Cookie Gamavitz
Bruce Lester .......... Wethersby
Wyott Ordung .......... Ali
Henry Corden .......... Linacos
Jan Arvan ............. Lt. Aboora
Peter Mamakos ......... Kateb
Peter Coe ............. Zadi
Lyle Talbot .... George Arthur (uncredited)
*
Production Supervisor . Frank Parmenter
Director of photography Lester H. White, A.S.C.
Assistant Director .... William McGarry
Production Designer ... George Van Marter
Set Decoration ........ George Milo
Film Editor ........... Edward Schroeder, A.C.E.
Wardrobe .............. Charles Keehne
Sound ................. Earl Snyder
Makeup ................ David Newell
Casting ............... Harvey Clermont
Production Assistant .. Edward Denault
Special Effects ....... Harry Redmond Jr.
Synopsis 1:
Steve travels to Cairo to dispel the order of the sacred dove, the
most dangerous secret society ever encountered.
(re-run 13Oct02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)
Synopsis 2:
Members of a secret society of assassins play a deadly game with Steve
in Cairo. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
American agent Steve Mitchell gets to go to Cairo and discover this ruthless
clandestine organization, a secret society that had been terrorizing the
entire Middle East. Yes, the entire Middle East is on a powderkeg.

1.13 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE BURMA TEMPLE STORY
1951
Screenplay by Robert Ryf, Sherman Lowe & Al Ward (42 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Elisabeth Fraser ...... Marge
Herb Butterfield ...... Commissioner (recurring)
Eugene Borden ......... Valdare
Ralph Moody ........... Dalai Sing
Lillian Molieri ....... Linya
Arthur Space .......... Chambers
Eric Feldary .......... Khamees
Ted Hecht ............. Lt. Ramat
Steven Geray .......... Lazarus
Ned Crawford .......... Aide
Synopsis 1:
Steve travels to Burma to find out who killed a newspaper correspondent
posing as a political refugee and why.
(re-run 20Oct02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)
Synopsis 2:
A newspaperman's murder in Rangoon is traced to members of a political
-refugee racket. [RF]

1.15 [--] Dangerous Assignment: SOUTH AMERICA - THE SUNFLOWER SEED STORY (verified -RF)
1951
Producer, Harold E. Knox
Screenplay by Robert Ryf and Al C. Ward/
Story by Robert Ryf and Adrian Gendot (45 pages)
Directed by Bill Karn
Music Composed & Conducted by Von Dexter
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Herb Butterfield ...... Commissioner (recurring)
Edgar Barrier ......... Valdez
Steven Geray .......... Ortig
David Wolfe ........... Goya
Donna Martell ......... Dolores
Steve Pendleton ....... Hartley
Ed Colman ............. Benito
Frank Lackteen ........ Manuel
Juan Duval ............ Little Man
*
Production Supervisor . Frank Parmenter
Director of photography Lester H. White, A.S.C.
Assistant Director .... William McGarry
Production Designer ... George Van Marter
Set Decoration ........ George Milo
Film Editor ........... Edward Schroeder, A.C.E.
Wardrobe .............. Charles Keehne
Sound ................. Earl Snyder
Makeup ................ David Newell
Casting ............... Harvey Clermont
Production Assistant .. Edward Denault
Special Effects ....... Harry Redmond Jr.
Synopsis:
Steve travels to South America to resolve the murder of the head of one
of the sparring parties which accuses an American citizen.
(re-run 27Oct02/3Nov02? Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)
Synopsis 2:
Determined to help an innocent man accused of murder, Steve is caught
in a web of South American politics. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
There's an election coming up in three days and theres a lot of murder
and revolting going on. Whats worse, they say an American killed the
Dictator and are (if this is possible) making us look bad in the eyes
of the world. Good luck, Steve Mitchell.

1.16 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE CABOOSE STORY
1951
possibly script no. 116
Screenplay by Robert Ryf & Sherman L. Lowe (41 pages)
Directed by Bill Karn
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Maria Palmer .......... Marta
Frank Gerstle ......... McCloskey
Herb Butterfield ...... Commissioner (recurring)
Lyle Talbot ........... Lt. Ames
Phillip Shawn ......... Duncan
Geraldine Pattison
Peter Coe ............. Stephan
Synopsis 1:
Steve must uncover whether an old girlfriend, who turned out to be
a dangerous spy, is behind the many recent acts of sabotage in Japan.
(re-run 10Nov02? Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)
Synopsis 2:
Steve's forced to set a trap for an ex-girlfriend who may now be a
Japanese spy. [RF]

1.17 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE MISSING DIPLOMAT STORY aka "Incident"
[Alpha Video DVD ALP 4658D]
1951
possibly script no. 117
Screenplay by Robert Ryf & Al C. Ward (36 pages)
Directed by Bill Karn
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Edgar Barrier ......... Majak
Herb Butterfield ...... Commissioner (recurring)
Elena Verdugo ......... Ketti
Rudolph Anders ........ Gelba
Keith Richards ........ Emil
Sidney Miller ......... Xavier
Michael Mark .......... Pepito
Lyle Talbot ........... Lt. Ames
Synopsis 1:
Steve travels to Barcelona to retrieve records of top-secret
conversations from a European diplomat who has disappeared.
(re-run 17Nov02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)
Synopsis 2:
Steve Mitchell travels to Barcelona, Spain to find a missing diplomat
named Gelba, who is carrying important documents being sought by
foreign agents. [SC]
Synopsis 3:
"Incident"(DVD title): A dangerous web of intrigue and deceit unfolds as
Mitchell searches for a missing diplomat and his daughter.
[Alpha Video DVD ALP 4658D]

1.18 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE BRIEFCASE STORY
DCRE: 1951
script no. 118 /screenplay by Robert Ryf & Al C. Ward (37 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
David Leonard ......... Scarbo
Laura Mason ........... Sari
Richard Gaines ........ Robertson
Herb Butterfield ...... Commissioner (recurring)
Eric Feldary .......... Anton
Don Dillaway .......... Comstock
Max Willenz ........... Bartender
Synopsis 1:
Representatives of the United States and Eastern Europe face an attack
in Paris unless Steve can stop the saboteur
Synopsis 2:
Steve must uncover who is trying to sabotage a meeting in Paris between
representatives from the United States and three Eastern European
countries.
(re-run 24Nov02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)

1.19 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE CIVIL WAR MAP STORY
DCRE: 1951
possibly script no. 119
Screenplay by Robert Ryf & Charles R. Condon (36 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Betty Lou Gerson ...... Zoe
Dick Elliott .......... Culley
Herb Butterfield ...... Commissioner
Thurston Hall ......... Carruthers
Waldon Boyle .......... Pettibone
Harry Bartell ......... Corelli
Harry Hayden .......... Conductor
Synopsis 1:
Steve goes to Richmond to find out why Elkman, a foreign agent has
stolen an old Civil War map from the home of Col. Caruthers.
(re-run 01Dec02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)
Synopsis 2:
The murder of a well-known foreign agent is linked to the theft of a
90-year-old American Civil War map. [RF]

1.20 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE PIECE OF STRING STORY
1951
script no. 120
Screenplay by Robert Ryf & Al C. Ward (26 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Lynn Roberts .......... Alice
Guy Kingsford ......... Ferguson
Hugh Beaumont ......... Dean
Ralph Smiley .......... Miguel
Dan Seymour ........... Morales
Steve Pendleton ....... Parker
Robert Williams ....... Slater
Synopsis 1:
Steve travels to Panama to find who has been stealing large quantities
of dynamite.
Synopsis 2:
Steve tries to untangle the connection between a piece of string found
on a corpse and dynamite thefts in Panama.
(re-run 01Dec02 Goodlife TV, Sun 4:00pm EST)

1.21 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE IRON BANNER STORY
1951
script no. 121
screenplay by Robert Ryf & Al C. Ward (41 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Kristine Miller ....... Lilli (recurring)
Lyle Talbot ........... Andrews
Roland Varno .......... Bela
Ivan Triesault ........ Anacos
Fred Nurney
Synopsis 1:
Steve travels to Greece to find out how a man could have recently
been murdered when he was believed to have died six years prior.
Synopsis 2:
The search is on for a cast-iron swastika containing information
on Hitler's secret bank accounts in Greece.

1.22 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE DEAD GENERAL'S STORY
1951
script no. 122
screenplay by Robert Ryf (40 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
John Dehner ........... Captain Riki
Nestor Paiva .......... General Traska
Peter Mamakos ......... Broga
Otto Waldis ........... Tovich
George Slocum ......... Soldier
Helen Chapman ......... Hotel Clerk
Peter Coe ............. Police Sergeant
Synopsis 1:
Steve travels to the Balkans and poses as a journalist so he can
secretly meet with a delegate from one of the Balkan countries.
Synopsis 2;
Steve must locate a murdered general's secret documents before enemy
agents get them.

1.23 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE PARACHUTE STORY
1951
script no. 123
Screenplay by Robert Ryf (37 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Kristine Miller ....... Ilana (recurring)
John Dehner ........... Carson
Larry Blake ........... Linter
Synopsis:
Steve parachutes into Eastern Europe to hunt for a confession that will
clear the U.S. of an international frame.

1.24 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE PARIS SEWER STORY
DCRE: 1951
script no. 124
Original Story and Screenplay by Al C. Ward (42 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Carol Thurston ........ Suzanne
Jim Davis ............. Bill
Leonard Penn .......... Vittorio
Jean Delval ........... De Champs
Robert Bice ........... Lerlec
Synopsis:
The sewers of Paris lead Steve (Brian Donlevy) to the underground
quarters of a spy ring.

1.25 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE ATOMIC MINE STORY
DCRE: 1951
script no. 125
original story and screenplay by Al C. Ward (45 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Laura Mason ........... Minette
Herb Deans ............ Menton
Celeste Clark ......... Claudine
Marcelle Corday ....... Mme. Berlot
Bill Tannen ........... Tim
Roland Varno .......... Manter
Synopsis:
Armed with a Geiger counter, Steve (Brian Donlevy) seeks a
bomb-carrying killer aboard a speeding train.

[26] Dangerous Assignment: THE BODYGUARD STORY aka "Bodyguard Assignment"
DCRE: 1951
script no. 126
Original Story and Screenplay by Russell Bender (45 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
James Flavin .......... Commissioner
Laura Mason ........... Maria
Nestor Paiva .......... Belog
Steven Geray .......... Murat
Michael Ansara ........ Hugo
Alphonse Martell ...... Briand
Ted Hecht ............. Pichon
Synopsis:
In Paris, a bowl of cold stew gives Steve (Brian Donlevy) a clue to a
political assassin's identity.

1.27 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE ART TREASURE STORY [Alpha Video DVD ALP 4658D]
(c)1952
script no. 127
original story and screenplay by Al C. Ward and John Courcier (35 pages)
Directed by Bill Karn
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Adele Jergens ......... Marilyn
Nestor Paiva .......... Brunner
Ted Hecht ............. Varga
Joseph Mell ........... Stoltz
George Wallace ........ Texas Ranger
John Parrish .......... Conductor
Synopsis 1:
Killers seek a hidden trove of art in Mexico owned by the Hapsburgs.
Synopsis 2:
Steve is Mexico-bound in search of stolen information about the hidden
Hapsburg treasures.
Synopsis 3:
A trail of bodies leads Mitchell on a train ride into danger, as he pursues
art thieves holding the key to a stolen Nazi fortune. [Alpha Video DVD ALP 4658D]

1.28 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE BLUE CHIP STORY
(c)1952
script no. 128
original story and screen play by Sydney Rand (49 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Elizabeth Fraser ...... Maya
Douglas Dumbrille ..... Larson
Michael Ansara ........ Chin
Ben Astar ............. Francisco
Peter Coe ............. Sam
Ted Stanhope .......... Art
Edward Clark
Margo Guilford
Synopsis:
Counterfeiters flood the Orient with bogus U.S. currency.
Synopsis 2:
Posing as a crook, Steve tracks down a counterfeiting ring at a casino
in Macao.

1.29 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE RED QUEEN STORY
(no copyright details)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Elena Verdugo ......... Lana
Mabel Paige ........... Mamie
Percy Helton .......... Max
Henry Rowland ......... Beiser
Alfred Santos ......... Malayan
Synopsis 1:
Steve travels to Singapore to find rubber worth $1 million stolen from
the United States.
Synopsis 2:
An elusive woman in Singapore knows the whereabouts of a million-dollar
cache of stolen rubber. [RF]

1.30 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE KNITTING NEEDLE STORY (verified on film)
DCRE: 1952
Producer, Harold E. Knox
Screenplay by Edward Forman/ Story by Robert Ryf & Adrian Gendot (44 pages)
Directed by Bill Karn
Director of Photography, Lester H. White, A.S.C.
Music Composed & Conducted by Von Dexter
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Jim Flavin ............ George Arthur
Jan Arvan ............. Lorenzo
Steve Roberts ......... Mr. Gramati
Fay Baker ............. Countess Todesca
Frances Rafferty ...... Hostess
Clancy Cooper ......... Mattson
William Boyett ........ Joe Smith
Robert Bice ........... Lieutenant
Synopsis 1:
Steve protects someone from the person financing a Mafia organization
that controls voters in Italy.
Synopsis 2:
Murder aboard a transcontinental flight is linked to a Mafia plot.
Synopsis 3:
The Italian journalist Lorenzo has found out that the American mafia
is financially supporting the Italian mafia in its terror campaign
during the present election. He also knows the names of persons
responsible for this, but won`t tell it to anybody before he has
written his articles. Steve Mitchell is commissioned to protect
Lorenzo from being assassinated during his trip back to Rome

1.31 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE ASSASSIN RING STORY (verified -RF)
aka KILL THE KING
DCRE: 1952 / script no. 131
Producer, Harold E. Knox
Screenplay by Philip Sudano & Arthur Towe (on copyright notice) (41 pages)
Screenplay by Larry Rhine/ Story by Robert Ryf and Adrian Gendot (on film)
 Directed by Bill Karn
Director of Photography, Lester H. White, A.S.C.
Music Composed & Conducted by Von Dexter
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Beverly Tyler ......... Safiye
Edgar Barrier ......... Abdul Pasha
Larry Blake ........... Nagovich
Ralph Moody ........... Murad
Alan Wells ............ Selim
Hugh Beaumont ......... Kane
Tito Renaldo .......... Rustem
Jack George ........... King Hamid
John Bleifer .......... Natka
*
Production Supervisor . Frank Parmenter
Director of photography Lester H. White, A.S.C.
Assistant Director .... William McGarry
Production Designer ... George Van Marter
Set Decoration ........ George Milo
Film Editor ........... Edward Schroeder, A.C.E.
Wardrobe .............. Charles Keehne
Sound ................. Earl Snyder
Makeup ................ David Newell
Casting ............... Harvey Clermont
Production Assistant .. Edward Denault
Special Effects ....... Harry Redmond Jr.
Synopsis:
Steve travels to the Middle East to prove that the United States
has nothing to do with the assassination of the king.
Synopsis 2:
Hoping to prevent a rift between Transjordan and the U.S., Steve risks
his life to find an Arab leader's killer.
Synopsis 3: "Kill The King"
Middle East terrorists kill their king and frame an American businessman.
Steve Mitchell is dispatched to the country to try to stem the problem.
Note appearance by Hugh Beaumont, who a few years later would land his
big role as Beaver Cleavers Dad.

1.32 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE DECOY STORY
(no copyright details)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest cast:
Jim Davis ............. Norton
Laura Mason ........... Varna
Peter Brocco .......... Emil
Michael Ansara ........ Kursta
Betty Blythe .......... Countess
Paul Dubov ............ Franz
Synopsis:
An international opportunist masquerades as Steve. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Steve smuggles a wounded U.S. attache out of Eastern Europe. [RF]

1.33 [--] Dangerous Assignment: DEATH IN THE MORGUE STORY
DCRE: 1952
Teleplay adaptation by Lydia Owen, Al Julian (37 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Harry Guardino ........ Ruiz
Francesca de Scaffa ... Gina
Gordon Jones .......... Henderson
Hugh Sanders .......... Benson
Maurice Marsac ........ La Borde
Peter Brocco .......... Peddler
Wyott Ordung .......... Viloc
David Ormont .......... Clerk
Synopsis:
A Moroccan morgue is Steve's headquarters as he probes the sabotaging
of an American air base.

1.34 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE STOLEN LETTER
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Laura Mason ........... Margarita
Nestor Paiva .......... Peralta
Lyle Talbot ........... Ludwig
Elizabeth Fraser ...... Barbara
John Dehner ........... Barriro
Dan Seymour
Jim Davis
Jan Arvan
Synopsis 1:
Steve is sent to South America concerning the reality of a letter.
Synopsis 2:
Steve sets out to expose a South American country's plot against the
U.S. [RF]

1.35 [--] Dangerous Assignment: THE VENETIAN STORY
"The Venetian Incident" (copyright title)
DCRE: 1952
Screenplay by Russell Bender (43 pages)
Directed by Bill Karn
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Noreen Nash ........... Anna ?
Paul Dubov ............ Frank Castrilli
Strother Martin ....... Riri
Jimmy Griffith ........ Ravic OR Radic
Shannon O'Neal ........ Anna Libertini
Larry Dobkin .......... Night Man
John Ridgely .......... Sanders
Synopsis:
Steve travels to Venice to find and buy back a rotor to the agency's
code machines, containing confidential information.

1.36 [--] Dangerous Assignment: BERLIN - THE BLACK HOOD STORY (verified -RF)
aka "Black Hood Society" aka "The Black Stocking Story"
DCRE: 1952
Producer, Harold E. Knox
Screenplay by Robert Ryf/ Story by Robert Ryf & Adrian Gendot (45 pages)
Directed by Bill Karn
Music Composed & Conducted by Von Dexter
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest cast:
Beverly Long .......... Herta
Gloria Eaton .......... Ursula
Joseph Turkel ......... Rudi
Normand Dupont ........ Oscar
John Alvin ............ Travis
John Ridgely .......... Allen
Fred Essler ........... Poppa Schlager
Anthony Jochim ........ Langhof
*
Production Supervisor . Frank Parmenter
Director of photography Lester H. White, A.S.C.
Assistant Director .... William McGarry
Production Designer ... George Van Marter
Set Decoration ........ George Milo
Film Editor ........... Edward Schroeder, A.C.E.
Wardrobe .............. Charles Keehne
Sound ................. Earl Snyder
Makeup ................ David Newell
Casting ............... Harvey Clermont
Production Assistant .. Edward Denault
Special Effects ....... Harry Redmond Jr.
Synopsis 1:
In Berlin, Steve trails masked purse snatchers who have stolen a
valuable brief case.
Synopsis 2:
Steve travels to Berlin to recover confidential papers stolen from
a diplomatic courier. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A diplomatic courier has been jumped and his briefcase stolen. Steve Mitchell
needs to get that case back, and fast. Turns out it was hooligans who took it,
but there are problems nevertheless.

1.37[--] Dangerous Assignment: THE ARCHEOLOGICAL STORY (verified -RF)
 aka DESERT PATROL
DCRE: 1952
Producer, Harold E. Knox
Original story and screenplay by Al C. Ward (42 pages)
Directed by Bill Karn
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest Cast:
Randy Stuart .......... Dr. Bill Mongass
Lyle Talbot ........... Johnny Marshall
Jim Davis ............. Lt. Makam
Henry Corden .......... Manca
Jan Arvan ............. Haba Bey
Rick Vallin ........... Yousef
Peter Coe ............. Gori
*
Production Supervisor . Frank Parmenter
Director of photography Lester H. White, A.S.C.
Assistant Director .... William McGarry
Production Designer ... George Van Marter
Set Decoration ........ George Milo
Film Editor ........... Edward Schroeder, A.C.E.
Wardrobe .............. Charles Keehne
Sound ................. Earl Snyder
Makeup ................ David Newell
Casting ............... Harvey Clermont
Production Assistant .. Edward Denault
Special Effects ....... Harry Redmond Jr.
Synopsis 1:
Steve travels to the Trans-Jordan area to find a missing goddess
and protect her from the wrong hands.
Synopsis 2:
Steve impersonates a professional agitator in Transjordan to match wits
with a fanatic bent on starting a revolt. [RF]

==============================================

[--] Dangerous Assignment: THE PERFECT ALIBI STORY
DCRE: 1952
screenplay by Robert Ryf (40 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest cast:
Byron Kane ............ Fabri
Jan Arvan ............. Umberto
Virginia Christine .... Carla
Dolores Moran ......... Marie
Phillip Van Zandt ..... Angelo
John Doucette ......... Ratko
Hal Girard ............ Scarlatti
Synopsis:
A political informer's murder in Rome leads to the discovery that an
unknown opportunist is impersonating Steve. [RF]

[--] Dangerous Assignment: THE MINE STORY
[Alpha Video DVD ALP 4658D]
DCRE: 1952
revised script Robert Ryf (38 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
Guest cast:
Fritz Feld ............ Yan
Herb Butterfield ...... The Commissioner (recurring)
Joseph Mell ........... Kulac
Robert Boon ........... Vachek
Lester Sharpe ......... Sardov
Michael Ansara ........ Bulga
Synopsis:
Steve is smuggled into a slave labor camp to get vital information.
(Synd: 18Nov56 NBC Sun WSYR-TV Syracuse NY)
Synopsis 2:
In Eastern Europe, Steve is smuggled into a slave-labor camp and then
can't get out. [RF]
Mine Story:
Mitchell journeys to the volatile Middle East to investigate the assassination
of an Arabian leader. [Alpha Video DVD ALP 4658D]

[--] Dangerous Assignment: THE FULL DRESS SUIT STORY
DCRE: 1952
screenplay by Robert Ryf (40 pages)
Starring: Brian Donlevy (as Steve Mitchell)
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