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Lancer Spy (1937)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  8 October 1937 (USA)
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An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dolores Daria Sunnel
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Baron Kurt von Rohback / Lt. Michael Bruce
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Maj. Sigfried Gruning
Virginia Field ...
Joan Bruce
Sig Ruman ...
Lt. Col. Gottfried Hollen
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Prince Ferdi Zu Schwarzwald
Maurice Moscovitch ...
Gen. Von Meinhardt
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Col. Fenwick
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Schratt
Fritz Feld ...
Fritz Mueller
Lester Matthews ...
Capt. Neville
Carlos De Valdez ...
Von Klingen
Gregory Gaye ...
Capt. Freymann
Joan Carrol ...
Elizabeth Bruce
Claude King ...
Captain
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An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.

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8 October 1937 (USA)  »

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Amour d'espionne  »

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Colin Clive began the film in the role of Colonel Fenwick, but was replaced, due to illness and his subsequent death, by Lionel Atwill. See more »

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Sanders at his best
3 October 1999 | by (Lincoln, England) – See all my reviews

This movie is a real must see for Sanders fans. It's an adaptation of the "Prisoner of Zenda"...Sanders plays an unwilling part in a Great War "sting", to capture vital enemy secrets, due to his uncanny resemblance to a top German officer. The result is an action packed thriller with a nice quirky ending. Watch out for Dolores Del Rio as a splendid Marta Hari figure....just darn excellent!


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