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Margery Booth: The Spy in the Eagle's Nest


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Hitler was obsessed by this English opera singer who was working for MI6 and hiding escaped British airmen in her Berlin apartment. She sang to British PoWs, worked with MI6 spy John Brown... See more »

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Status: pre production
Status Updated: 20 Aug 2017

Cast

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Margery Booth
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Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering
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Adolf Hitler
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Standartenführer Kümmel
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Mrs Ada Booth
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SOE Agent 'Nicola'
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Captain Hardy Amies
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Col Maurice Buckmaster
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NKVD Agent 'Gia'
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Jeanne
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SOE Agent 'White Hawk'
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Oberst Prince Waldemar
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Clarence
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OSS Agent 'Kristina'
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SOE Agent 'Natalia'
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Oberst Röhner
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MI6 Agent Kurt Koenig
Lesley Garrett ...
Margery Booth (singingVoice)
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SOE Agent 'Amy'
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William
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Egon Ströhm
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SOE Agent 'James'
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Heidi
Michael Aston ...
Italian Liaison Officer
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French Resistance Fighter 'Sylvie'
Kate Korbel ...
SOE Agent 'Cataleya' (as Katarina Korbelova)
Oliver Blunt ...
King's Counsel
Nadia Ostacchini ...
SOE Agent 'Nadia'
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Karl von Müller
Jacob Melling ...
Jake
Emma Pe ...
Emma Prinz
Deb Judic ...
Greta
Meryn Turner ...
Young Margery

Directed by

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Peter Davies

Written by

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Ralph Harvey ... (co-writer)
 
Franz von Habsburg-Toskana ... (co-writer) (as Franz von Toskana)

Produced by

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Steve Bannister ... associate producer
Roger Bassett ... associate producer
Darren Denison ... US co-producer
Anna Friel ... co-producer
Ralph Harvey ... co-producer
Anthony Jones ... line producer
Tarquin Olivier ... associate producer
Gareth Owen ... senior executive consultant
Thierry Potok ... producer
Iwona Sellers ... associate producer
Bernie Stampfer ... German co-producer
Michel Vandewalle ... executive producer

Music by

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John Scott

Cinematography by

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Chris O'Dell

Editorial Department

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Kevin Phelan ... head of post-production

Casting By

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Barbara French ... (uk)
Danny Stevens Millefiorini ... (europe)

Production Design by

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Simon Lamont

Art Direction by

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Daniel Gommé ... (art direction)

Makeup Department

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Judy Neame ... makeup supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Terry Bamber ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Amjad Khan ... assistant art director

Camera and Electrical Department

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Nathan Greenwood ... camera operator: promo footage / teaser
Ian Yarwood ... first assistant camera: promo footage

Other crew

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Oliver Blunt ... legal consultant
Isabel Chick ... production accountant
Richard Hunt ... SOE weapons adviser
Richard Moxon ... legal representative
Catherine Oxenberg ... LA representative
Sargent-Disc ... payroll consultant
Elliott Tugwell ... set runner

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Sally Farmiloe ... in memory of
Audrey Harvey ... in memory of
Amber Hodgkiss ... very special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Margery was with Hitler on his birthday when he was presented with the Tiger Tank. As a singer she was able to remember some critical technical data as a song which was sent back to Bletchley Park for decoding via her controller Hardy Amies and to the delight of Churchill who then ordered the capture of one. She had a narrow escape whilst hiding British airmen and was eventually caught by the Gestapo on the personal orders of Goering after being constantly shadowed by SS thug von Müller who eventually tortured her. Written by Frank Tuscany

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Taglines Opera Star Spy hides escaping airmen yet wooed by Hitler. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Margery Booth: Knicker Spy (Europe, English title)
  • The Forgotten Poppy (World-wide, English title)
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Budget EUR19,600,000 (estimated)

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