The House on 92nd Street

TitleThe House on 92nd Street
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1945
AuthorsHathaway, Henry
Running Time1h 28min
Date Released09/10/1945
Distributor20th Century Fox
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish

The House on 92nd Street is a 1945 black-and-white American spy film in a  semidocumentary style. The movie, shot mostly in New York City, was released shortly after the end of World War II. The House on 92nd Street was made with the full cooperation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), whose director, J. Edgar Hoover, appears during the introductory montage. Also, the FBI agents shown in Washington, D.C. were played by actual agents. Nazi spies in New York City try to recruit German-American college student Bill Dietrich (William Eythe). Dietrich instead offers his services to the FBI as a double agent. Infiltrating the spy ring, which is headquartered in an East 92nd Street townhouse, Dietrich must contend with the house's beautiful owner (Signe Hasso) and, ultimately, a cache of smuggled atomic secrets that could derail the entire American war effort.

Entry by GWC Assistants / Work by GWC Assistants : 

Time Period:

Library Location: 
Call Number: