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The Devil's Agent (1962)

 -  Drama | Mystery  -  September 1962 (UK)
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In East Germany, a double agent falls for a beautiful young escapee from Hungary.

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Georg Droste
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Mr. Smith
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Piroska Maslov
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Inspector Huebling
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Father Zombary
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Gen. Greenhahn
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Countess Carla Cosimano
Colin Gordon ...
Count Dezsepalvy
Niall MacGinnis ...
Paul Vass
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Bloch
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Michael Brennan ...
Horvat
Jeremy Bulloch ...
Johnny Droste
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In East Germany, a double agent falls for a beautiful young escapee from Hungary.

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1 November 2012 | by (The El Monte Legion Stadium) – See all my reviews

This flick is a passable representation of what one can call an "economical espionager". Something like what Sean Connery's wayward son Jason might have made if he beat his dad to the punch. It was co-produced by any number of countries, but mostly friendly ones, after-all, it was the early 1960's. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs of British B movie fame who did films like George Sanders "The Saint in London" which was a rarity for the time because it was shot on location. Its all about a Viennese wine merchant becoming a double agent for the United States. The agent is ably played by German and/or Dutch actor Peter Van Eyck, I've never been able to tell what his true nationality was. He gets suckered into the profession by Russian brutes and in those years they were the biggest and baddest of the bads. The cast is good for the time and offered it some good scenery chewing. Macdonald Carey, Mr. Stone Face as usual, Christopher Lee, minus fangs, Billie Whitelaw, a sweetener for certain and Marius Goring doing a dance with numerous demons. "The Devil's Agent" holds up OK though its past is definitely passed.


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