MPI Adds to Vintage TV Series DVD Line with ‘Dangerous Assignment’ Complete Series

MPI Media Group has set a Sept. 7 DVD release date for Dangerous Assignment: The Complete Series, which will retail for $29.98.

The syndicated TV series “Dangerous Assignment” ran from 1951 to 1952 and stars Brian Donlevy as U.S.  special agent Steve Mitchell, a character he originally played on the NBC radio series of the same name. Herb Butterfield costars as “The Commissioner.”

Dangerous Assignment: The Complete Series is a three-disc set that contains all 39 episodes from the action series, in which special agent Mitchell travels the globe investigating cases of espionage, sabotage and threats to national security.

MPI has also released several other vintage, little-known TV series, including Charles Bronson’s “Man With a Camera,” which ran for two seasons on ABC, from 1958 through 1960, and predated Bronson’s rise to film stardom in the 1970s with the “Death Wish” franchise, and “Code 3: L.A. Sheriff’s Case Files,” a 1957 TV show that, like “Dragnet,” was based on actual police case files. “Man with a Camera” was released to home audiences by MPI in May, with “Code 3” following in July.