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Spy for a Day (1940)

The Nazis kidnap a simple farm labourer when they think he is one of their spies. He escapes, only to be nearly shot by a British spy who also thinks he's a Nazi.

Director:

Mario Zampi

Writers:

Stacy Aumonier (story "Source of Irritation"), Ralph Block (screenplay collaboration) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Douglas Wakefield Douglas Wakefield ... Sam Gates / Paul Juperts (as Duggie Wakefield)
Paddy Browne Paddy Browne ... Martha Clowes
Jack Allen ... Capt. Bradshaw
Albert Lieven ... Capt. Hausemann
Nicholas Hannen ... Col. Pemberton
Gibb McLaughlin ... Col. Ludwig
Allan Jeayes Allan Jeayes ... Col. Roberts
Alf Goddard Alf Goddard ... Sgt. Bryan
George Hayes ... Cpl. Boehme
Eliot Makeham ... Mr. Trufit
Hay Petrie ... Mr. Britt.
O.B. Clarence ... Medical Officer
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Storyline

The Nazis kidnap a simple farm labourer when they think he is one of their spies. He escapes, only to be nearly shot by a British spy who also thinks he's a Nazi. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Genres:

Comedy | Thriller

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1940 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Two Cities Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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According to clues in his autobiography 'Double Life', Miklós Rózsa may have collaborated on the music score, uncredited. See more »

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