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Inside the Lines (1930)

Passed | | Drama, History, Romance | 5 July 1930 (USA)
During World War 1, German spies will stop at nothing to spy on the allied war plans stored at Gibraltar.

Director:

Roy Pomeroy

Writers:

Earl Derr Biggers (story "Behind the Lines"), Ewart Adamson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Betty Compson ... Jane Gershon
Ralph Forbes ... Eric Woodhouse
Montagu Love ... Governor of Gibraltar
Ivan F. Simpson ... Capper (as Ivan Simpson)
Reginald Sharland ... Archie
Betty Carter Betty Carter ... Lady Crandall
Mischa Auer ... Amahdi
Evan Thomas Evan Thomas ... Major Bishop
Wilhelm von Brincken ... Chief, Secret Service
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During World War 1, German spies will stop at nothing to spy on the allied war plans stored at Gibraltar.

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Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

5 July 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Na Linha do Dever See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Based on the play of the same title that opened on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St., on February 9, 1915 and ran for 103 performances. See more »

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The bellhop starts to open the locked door to the hotel manager's office before, in the next shot, the manager unlocks it and opens it himself. See more »

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Worth Seeing for Betty Compson
31 October 2007 | by drednmSee all my reviews

Not very good direction or script here but Betty Compson is quite good as the German spy during WW I who finds herself in Gibraltar posing as a long-lost friend of the hostess. Of course she also has access to military secrets concerning the British fleet there. Also there is her old boy friend (Ralph Forbes) who is in the military. He plays along with Compson's disguise, trying to figure out what she's up to. Which one is the real spy?

Montagu Love, Mischa Auer, Betty Carter, Ivan Simpson, Reginald Sharland co-star.

And yes that's really Compson playing the violin.


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