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The Spy in Black (U-Boat 29) (1939)

The Spy in Black
6.9 Rating
(19 ratings)
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Conrad Veidt Conrad Veidt
Captain Hardt
Sebastian Shaw Sebastian Shaw
Lt. Ashington
Valerie Hobson Valerie Hobson
Jean - The School Mistress
Marius Goring Marius Goring
Lt. Felix Schuster
June Duprez June Duprez
Anne Burnett
Athole Stewart Athole Stewart
The Rev. Hector Matthews
Agnes Lauchlan Agnes Lauchlan
Mrs. Matthews
Helen Haye Helen Haye
Mrs. Sedley


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J. Storer Clouston J. Storer Clouston
(story)
Emeric Pressburger Emeric Pressburger
(screenplay)


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6 years, 8 months ago at Jan 30 19:24
I reckon Bernhard Wicki must've seen this film before he made Morituri as there are quite a few parallels between his WWII film and this Orkney-set WWI thriller, the first collaboration between Powell and Pressburger. There's plenty on offer - German badass Conrad Veidt and the lovely June Duprez in a brief role to name a couple, as this tale of a German U-Boat captain on a mission to sink 16 Brit... read more
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When a German U-Boat captain is sent on a spying mission to the North of Scotland during World War One, he finds more than he bargained for in his contact, the local schoolmistress.
Release date: 7 October 1939
Tags: Thriller (4), 1939 (3), Spy (3), Drama (3), Classic (2), Brirain (2), World War II (2), British (2), World War I (2), NT (1), HQ (1), D.T. (1), 30's (1), War (1), Dull (1), Submarine (1), Germany (1), England (1), Orkney (1)
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