Rendezvous is a 1935 spy film set in World War I, starring William Powell as an American cryptologist who tangles with German spies. The film was based on The American Black Chamber, the controversial memoirs of Herbert Yardley, founder and head of MI8. In 1917, former newspaperman William Gordon enlists in the U.S. Army. The day before he is to leave Washington, D.C. for the fighting in Europe, he meets socialite Joel Carter . The couple spend the day together. He tells her that, because he once wrote a book on cryptography under a pen name, the army is searching for him to put him to work...
|Release date:||October 24, 1935|
|Directed by:||Sam Wood, William K. Howard, Lawrence Weingarten|
|Producer:||Lawrence Weingarten, William K. Howard|
|Music by:||William Axt|
|Cinematography:||James Wong Howe, William H. Daniels|
|Screenplay by:||Sam Spewack, Bella Spewack, P.J. Wolfson, George Oppenheimer|
|Adapted from:||The American Black Chamber|