Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Running Time: 2 hr.
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Romance, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Theater Release: Jan 01, 1940
DVD Release: Sep 07, 2004
Fourteen scriptwriters spent five years toiling over a movie adaptation of war correspondent Vincent Sheehan's Personal History before producer Walter Wanger brought the property to the screen as Foreign Correspondent. What emerged was approximately 2 parts Sheehan and 8 parts director Alfred Hitchcock--and what's wrong with that? Joel McCrea stars as an American journalist sent by his newspaper to cover the volatile war scene in Europe in the years 1938 to 1940. He has barely arrived in Holland