skip navigation
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) This Genial Reception

title details and video sharing options

  1. now playing

    Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) This Genial Reception

    The delegation dominated by Congresswoman Frost (Jean Arthur) is received in Berlin by Col. Plummer (Millard Mitchell) and Capt. Pringle (John Lund) in Billy Wilder's A Foreign Affair, 1948.

    View the TCMDb entry for A Foreign Affair (1948)


  2. share video
This Month
Meet John Doe (1941) — (Movie Clip) The Greed, The Lust, The Hate, The Fear
Staff-slashing editor Connell (James Gleason) doesn’t know...
Play | SHOP

Meet John Doe (1941) — (Movie Clip)... Staff-slashing editor... MORE > $11.95 Regularly $10.99 Buy Now

2010 (1984) — (Movie Clip) We Have Often Spoken About HAL
Star Roy Scheider is not seen here, as he’s busy...
Play | SHOP

2010 (1984) — (Movie Clip) We Have... Star Roy Scheider is not... MORE > $7.46 Regularly $5.98 Buy Now

Lost Weekend, The (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Vicious Circles
New York alcoholic Don (Ray Milland), scheming to keep up...
Play | SHOP

Lost Weekend, The (1945) -- (Movie... New York alcoholic Don... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Meet Me In Las Vegas (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Frankie And Johnny
From the last big number, which MGM boss Dore Schary...
Play | SHOP

Meet Me In Las Vegas (1956) --... From the last big number,... MORE > $14.95 Regularly $19.99 Buy Now

Streetcar Named Desire, A (1952) -- (Movie Clip) You Must Be Stanley
Stanley (Marlon Brando) arrives home from bowling to meet...
Play
Gunga Din (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Very Regimental!
Famous scene in which Cutter (Cary Grant) supports Sam...
Play | SHOP

Gunga Din (1939) -- (Movie Clip)... Famous scene in which... MORE > $15.79 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) -- (Movie Clip) Real Christmas Spirit
Frolicking with snowmen, Christmas 1903, brother Lon...
Play | SHOP

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) --... Frolicking with snowmen,... MORE > $21.95 Regularly $26.98 Buy Now

Strange Love Of Martha Ivers, The -- (Movie Clip) All Life Is A Gamble
Walter (Kirk Douglas) receives unexpected old pal rogue...
Play | SHOP

Strange Love Of Martha Ivers, The... Walter (Kirk Douglas)... MORE > $6.95 Regularly $8.99 Buy Now

Christmas in Connecticut (1945) -- (Movie Clip) If I Wasn't Married...
The rightly suspicious publisher Mr. Yardley (Sydney...
Play | SHOP

Christmas in Connecticut (1945) --... The rightly suspicious... MORE > $4.95 Regularly $9.98 Buy Now

Shop Around The Corner, The (1940) — (Movie Clip) Matuschek And Company
Under Ernst Lubitsch’s direction from Samson Raphaelson’s...
Play
Going My Way (1944) -- (Movie Clip) Silent Night
Still in his warm-ups from his beloved St. Louis Browns,...
Play | SHOP

Going My Way (1944) -- (Movie Clip)... Still in his warm-ups... MORE > $7.95 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Scrooge (1970) -- (Movie Clip) I Hate People/Farver Christmas
Two songs by Leslie Bricusse ("I Hate People" performed by...
Play | SHOP

Scrooge (1970) -- (Movie Clip) I... Two songs by Leslie... MORE > $6.75 Regularly $12.98 Buy Now

Sunshine Boys, The -- (Movie Clip) Amanda And Sipke
We're just meeting Walter Matthau as vaudeville veteran...
Play | SHOP

Sunshine Boys, The -- (Movie Clip)... We're just meeting... MORE > $14.36 Regularly $17.99 Buy Now

Postman Always Rings Twice, The (1946) -- (Movie Clip) He's Hooked
Frank (John Garfield), newly hired at the roadhouse,...
Play | SHOP

Postman Always Rings Twice, The... Frank (John Garfield),... MORE > $15.79 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Remember The Night (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Open, By All Means
Barbara Stanwyck in the glistening Preston...
Play | SHOP

Remember The Night (1940) -- (Movie... Barbara Stanwyck in the... MORE > $14.35 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Ben-Hur (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Anno Domini
Narration by Finlay Currie is followed by the arrival of...
Play | SHOP

Ben-Hur (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Anno... Narration by Finlay... MORE > $14.96 Regularly $18.98 Buy Now

It Happened One Night (1934) -- (Movie Clip) Every Man For Himself
Brash newspaperman Pete (Clark Gable) instructs runaway...
Play | SHOP

It Happened One Night (1934) --... Brash newspaperman Pete... MORE > $15.95 Regularly $19.99 Buy Now

Bachelor And The Bobby Soxer, The (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Editor In Chief
Painter Nugent (Cary Grant) has just made a speech at an...
Play
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) -- (Movie Clip) My Name Is For My Friends
Remarkable tension and photography by Freddie Young, as...
Play | SHOP

Lawrence of Arabia (1962) -- (Movie... Remarkable tension and... MORE > $16.95 Regularly $22.99 Buy Now

That’s Entertainment! (1974) — (Movie Clip) The Greatest Partner
Mickey Rooney’s narration ends with a toss to Gene Kelly...
Play
#
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) This...
The delegation dominated by Congresswoman Frost (Jean...
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) This Genial Reception
The delegation dominated by Congresswoman Frost (Jean Arthur) is received in Berlin by Col. Plummer (Millard Mitchell) and Capt. Pringle (John Lund) in Billy Wilder's A Foreign Affair, 1948.>
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair (1948)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Foreign Affair, 1948.
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair (1948)
ForeignAffair_BenMIntro_050416_2TGV8>
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair (1948)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Foreign Affair, 1948.
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair (1948)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Foreign Affair, 1948. >
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair (1948)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Foreign Affair, 1948.
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair (1948)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Foreign Affair, 1948. >
Michael Phillips Intro -- A Foreign Affair (1948)
Guest host Michael Phillips introduces A Foreign Affair,...
Michael Phillips Intro -- A Foreign...
Michael Phillips Intro -- A Foreign Affair (1948)
Guest host Michael Phillips introduces A Foreign Affair, 1948. >
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair (1948)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Foreign Affair, 1948.
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Foreign Affair (1948)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Foreign Affair, 1948. >
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) One Thing...
From the opening credits, Jean Arthur as "Representative...
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) One Thing At A Time
From the opening credits, Jean Arthur as "Representative Phoebe Frost" talks some sense into fellow lawmakers flying into post-war Berlin, biting commentary from screenwriter Charles Brackett and director Billy Wilder, in A Foreign Affair, 1948.>
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Where The...
Well-lit in a Berlin bar, Iowa congresswoman Frost (Jean...
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Where The Tall Corn Grows
Well-lit in a Berlin bar, Iowa congresswoman Frost (Jean Arthur) is persuaded by chanteuse Erika (Marlene Dietrich) that the state song would be just the thing, in Billy Wilder's A Foreign Affair, 1948.>
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Gretchen...
On a tour of post-war Berlin with Col. Plummer (Millard...
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Gretchen Gesundheit
On a tour of post-war Berlin with Col. Plummer (Millard Mitchell), Congresswoman Frost (Jean Arthur) adopts a name surely invented by director Billy Wilder, as she investigates the habits of American soldiers, in A Foreign Affair, 1948.>
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) For 15...
Captain Pringle (John Lund) arrives with gifts for his...
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip)...
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) For 15 Years We Haven't Slept
Captain Pringle (John Lund) arrives with gifts for his torch-singer girlfriend Erika (Marlene Dietrich) in her bombed-out hide-out in the American zone in Berlin, in Billy Wilder's A Foreign Affair, 1948.>
Dick Cavett: Guest Programmer Promo - (A TCM...
A preview of the July TCM programming event in which the...
Dick Cavett: Guest Programmer Promo - (A TCM Promo)
A preview of the July TCM programming event on 7/24 at 8 pm ET in which the renowned talk show host screens four of his favorite movies with Robert Osborne.>
Foreign Affair, A - (Original Trailer)

A prim Congresswoman (Jean Arthur) gets...
Foreign Affair, A - (Original Trailer)
A prim Congresswoman (Jean Arthur) gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany. Directed by Billy Wilder.>
#

TCM Movie Database

Your destination for exclusive material from the TCM vaults

LEARN MORE >