"Yeah, danger is my assignment. I get sent to a lot of places I can't even pronounce. They all spell the same thing, though: trouble."
Groundbreaking 1950s Spy Show Available on DVD as a Complete Collection for the First Time Ever in Five-Disc Collector's Set May 20th
LOS ANGELES - May 1, 2008 - For Immediate Release - Dangerous Assignment, the suspense-driven, action-packed television series which aired on NBC from 1952-53, featured globe-trotting excitement and intrigue in every episode. Now you can now own all 39 episodes of this classic TV treasure - digitally remastered for unparalleled picture and audio quality - in this five-disc DVD collector's set, Dangerous Assignment: The Complete Television Collection, in stores May 20th from Infinity Entertainment Group.
Based on the international spy series, broadcast on NBC Radio from 1949-53, Dangerous Assignment followed the adventures of U.S. Government agent Steve Mitchell (film actor Brian Donlevy, who originated the role on radio) as he traveled the globe investigating cases of espionage, sabotage and other threats to national security. The dashing international operative had two prime directives: Get in and out of danger!
The series co-starred Herb Butterfield as The Commissioner, a taskmaster shrouded in secrecy who, like James Bond's "M," served up missions his ace agent never seemed to refuse.
Infinity Entertainment Group, headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., is a multi-service home entertainment retail distributor, specializing in independent films, television programming, special-interest, documentaries, anime and music. Clients include MOJO on INHD, Falcon Picture Group, Bandai Entertainment, Retromedia Entertainment and Stone Cutter Productions. The company was launched in 2006 and is a division of Infinity Resources, Inc., a privately-held, multi-channel marketing and service enterprise with general offices based in suburban Chicago, Ill.
Dangerous Assignment: The Complete Television Collection
Infinity Entertainment Group
Genre: Classic TV/B&W
# of Discs: 5
Format: DVD Only
Running Time: Approx. 17 Hours (39 Episodes/26 Minutes Each)
Suggested Retail Price: $39.98
Street Date: May 20, 2008
Catalog #: IEG2015
UPC Code: #617742201598