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A Foreign Affair (1948)

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116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi café singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.
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Writers
Charles Brackett (screenplay) | Billy Wilder (screenplay) | Richard L. Breen (screenplay) | Robert Harari (adaptation) | David Shaw (original story)
Composer
Friedrich Hollaender (as Frederick Hollander)
Cinematographer
Charles Lang (as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
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Budget
$1,500,000
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Release date
Aug 20, 1948 (United States)

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Jean Arthur
Congresswoman Phoebe Frost Congresswoman Phoebe Frost   See fewer
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Marlene Dietrich
Erika Von Schluetow Erika Von Schluetow   See fewer
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John Lund
Captain John Pringle Captain John Pringle   See fewer
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Millard Mitchell
Colonel Rufus J. Plummer Colonel Rufus J. Plummer   See fewer
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Peter von Zerneck
Hans Otto Birgel Hans Otto Birgel   See fewer
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William Murphy
Joe (as Bill Murphy) Joe (as Bill Murphy)   See fewer
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Raymond Bond
Congressman Pennecot Congressman Pennecot   See fewer
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Boyd Davis
Congressman Giffin Congressman Giffin   See fewer
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Robert Malcolm
Congressman Kramer Congressman Kramer   See fewer
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Charles Meredith
Congressman Yandell Congressman Yandell   See fewer
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Michael Raffetto
Confressman Salvatore Confressman Salvatore   See fewer
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Damian O'Flynn
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Frank Fenton
Major Mathews Major Mathews   See fewer
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James Lorimer
Lieutenant Hornby (as James Larmore) Lieutenant Hornby (as James Larmore)   See fewer
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Harland Tucker
General McAndrew General McAndrew   See fewer
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Bill Neff
Lieutenant Lee Thompson (as William Neff) Lieutenant Lee Thompson (as William Neff)   See fewer
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George M. Carleton
General Finney (as George Carleton) General Finney (as George Carleton)   See fewer
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Gordon Jones
Military Policeman Military Policeman   See fewer
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Gerhardt Maier (uncredited) Gerhardt Maier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Damron
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Russian (uncredited) Russian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Len Hendry
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7.4 / 10 | 6,239 votes