Johnny Jones is an action reporter on a New York newspaper. The editor appoints him European correspondent because he is fed up with the dry, reports he currently gets. Jones' first assignment is to get the inside story on a secret treaty agreed between two European countries by the famous diplomat, Mr. Van Meer. However things don't go to plan and Jones enlists the help of a young woman to help track down a group of spies.
policeman, year 1939, rescue, plane shot down, typewriter, new york city, pacifism, amsterdam netherlands, world war two, 1930s, escape, windmill, fuzz, pig, bacon, reporter, editor, diplomat, spy, newspaper
This film contains one of Hitchcock's most famous set pieces -- an assassination in the rain -- but otherwise remains a second-rate effort, as immensely enjoyable as it is.
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