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A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.

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Mrs. Verloc (as Sylvia Sydney)
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Karl Anton Verloc (as Oscar Homolka)
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Stevie
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Ted Spencer
Joyce Barbour ...
Renee
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Superintendent Talbot
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Hollingshead
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The Professor
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Pamela Bevan ...
Miss Chatham's Daughter (uncredited)
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Michaelis - Conspirator (uncredited)
Albert Chevalier ...
Cinema Commissioner (uncredited)
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Mrs. Jones - Cook (uncredited)
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Studious Youth at the Aquarium (uncredited)
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Man Walking Past The Cinema as the Light is Renewed (uncredited)
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Miss Chatham - The Professor's Daughter (uncredited)
Mike Johnson ...
Member of Cinema Crowd (uncredited)
Hubert Leslie ...
Conspirator (uncredited)
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W. Brown & Sons Greengrocer (uncredited)
Frederick Piper ...
Bus Conductor (uncredited)
Fred Schwartz ...
Tailor (uncredited)
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Yunct - Conspirator (uncredited)
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Vladimir - Paymaster at Aquarium (uncredited)
Jack Vyvyan ...
Detective (uncredited)
Sam Wilkinson ...
Cinema Patron Who Wants His Money Back (uncredited)

Directed by

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Alfred Hitchcock

Written by

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Joseph Conrad ... (novel "The Secret Agent")
 
Charles Bennett ... (screen play)
 
Ian Hay ... (dialogue) &
Helen Simpson ... (dialogue)
 
Alma Reville ... (continuity)
 
E.V.H. Emmett ... (additional dialogue)

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Michael Balcon ... producer (uncredited)
Ivor Montagu ... associate producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Hubert Bath ... (uncredited)
Jack Beaver ... (uncredited)
Louis Levy ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

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Bernard Knowles ... (photography)

Film Editing by

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Charles Frend

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Oscar Friedrich Werndorff ... (as O. Werndorff)
Albert Jullion ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by

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Joe Strassner ... (dresses) (as J. Strassner)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Pen Tennyson ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Albert Whitlock ... scenic artist (uncredited)

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A. Cameron ... recordist

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Stephen Dade ... camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Marianne ... wardrobe

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Louis Levy ... musical director

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Walt Disney ... thanks: Cartoon sequence by arrangement with
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Plot Summary

Mr. Verloc is part of a gang of foreign saboteurs operating out of London. He manages a small cinema with his wife and her teenage brother as a cover, but they know nothing of his secret. Scotland Yard assign an undercover detective to work at the shop next to the cinema in order to observe the gang. Written by Col Needham

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Taglines ...A Bomb Plot ...A Killing ...Justice See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Woman Alone (United States)
  • I Married a Murderer (United States)
  • Agent secret (France)
  • La mujer solitaria (Spain)
  • Sabotagem (Brazil)
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  • 76 min
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Trivia The first name of Verloc (played by Oskar Homolka) was changed from Adolf to Karl to avoid any Nazi connections. See more »
Goofs The London Underground and tram lines had their own power supplies, both separate from the public system. A single power station failure could not affect all three. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Hitch: Alfred the Great (1999). See more »
Soundtracks Love's Old Sweet Song (Just a Song At Twilight) See more »
Crazy Credits Opening credits are shown with a background of a dictionary page open to the definition of "Sabotage". See more »
Quotes Detective Sergeant Ted Spencer: [trying to calm crowd down demanding their money back after a power outage] It's an act of God, I tell you!
Member of Cinema Crowd: And what do you call an act of God?
Detective Sergeant Ted Spencer: I call your face one, and you won't get your money back on that.
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