Stolen Assignment
Directed byTerence Fisher
Written byKenneth Hayles
Produced byFrancis Searle
StarringJohn Bentley
CinematographyWalter J. Harvey (as Jimmy Harvey)
Edited byJohn Pomeroy
Association of Cinema Technicians (A.C.T.)
Distributed byBritish Lion Film Corporation (UK)
Release date
  • August 1955 (1955-08) (UK)
Running time
62 min.
CountryUnited Kingdom

Stolen Assignment is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Terence Fisher and starring John Bentley and Hy Hazell.[1][2] The film was produced by Francis Searle for Act Films Ltd,[3] and was a sequel to Fisher's Final Appointment of the previous year, featuring sleuthing journalists Mike Billings and Jenny Drew.[4]


When an artist's wife is murdered, rival reporters compete to solve the crime and win a scoop.



  1. ^ "Stolen Assignment (1955)".
  2. ^ "Stolen Assignment (1955) - Terence Fisher | Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related | AllMovie".
  3. ^ Action! Fifty Years in the Life of a Union. Published: 1983 (UK). Publisher: ACTT. ISBN 0 9508993 0 5. ACT Films Limited - Ralph Bond p81 (producer listed as Francis Searle)
  4. ^ "Final Appointment 1954 | Britmovie | Home of British Films". Archived from the original on 25 August 2012.