I Was an American Spy Poster

Release Date: 1951

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
In this fact-based film, Claire Phillips (Douglas Kennedy) is an American nightclub performer living in Manila, Philippines, who is married to John (Gene Evans), a U.S. soldier. When her husband is killed in combat during the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, she is convinced by John Boone (Ann Dvorak), a U.S. secret agent, to assist in collecting and transmitting information to aid the the war effort. However, things take a dark turn for Claire when she's captured by Japanese operatives.

Cast: Ann Dvorak, Gene Evans, Douglas Kennedy, Richard Loo, Leon Lontoc, Chabing , Philip Ahn, Marya Marco

Director: Lesley Selander

Genres: Historical drama, War

Production Co: Allied Artists Pictures Corporation

Keywords: Tense, Marriage, Sacrifice, Escape, Prison, Soldier, 1940s, Rescue