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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kenneth Stevens
Patricia Booth
Anton Kronsky
Sonia Yaloniv
Jimmy Brown
Von Cram
Turk (as William Gilbert)
Robert Graves ...
Maxie Burgos
Mitchell Lewis ...
Bill Cordell
Nita Pike ...
South American
George Sorel ...
Maitre d'Hotel


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Release Date:

26 February 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hemligt uppdrag  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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A print of this film survives in the UCLA Film and Television Archives; it's also in the Turner Classic Movies film library. See more »


On the "Reward - 500 Francs" poster, the French section lists the wanted man's height at 1.65 meters (5'5") while the English section lists 5'11. See more »

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MGM Did Not Produce B Movies
31 January 2013 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

MGM did not produce B movies. They produced quality movies full of stars.

Mind you, occasionally, some oddball picture did escape, like MY DEAR MISS ALDRICH, and this one, which plays like a Columbia Pictures thriller written by some one who had been reading Graham Greene and didn't take any of it seriously. Then, in typical MGM fashion, they cast it perfectly, with Edmund Lowe, always willing to play a matinée idol, and Madge Evans, who was happy to get the work. Then they cast the minor roles with comedians and told off Ray June to photograph it, who produced some astonishing proto-noir effects using, it would seem, baby spots to light the actors and leave the sets dark.

The result is a hoot and not something you'd expect from MGM. Take a look.

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