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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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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Dreary quota quickie
13 September 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This uninspired "Prisoner of Zenda" ripoff has little to recommend it, and certainly not George Sanders, who's as unconvincing as an English action hero as he is as a Stroheim-style Prussian. Peter Lorre seems to be here mainly for the marquee value of his name, as he's given absolutely nothing to do.


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