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Title of the Film SECRET AGENT
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1936
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 85
Length (in meters) 2383
Colour b/w
Genre Spy thriller
Based on/Source Novel by W. Somerset Maugham; Play by Campbell Dixon
Production Companies Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
Producer(s) Michael Balcon, Ivor Montagu
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Cast Madeleine Carroll, Peter Lorre, John Gielgud, Robert Young, Lilli Palmer, Percy Marmont
Literature Monthly Film Bulletin, May 1936
Jewish Chronicle, 8 May 1936
Times, 11 May 1936
Punch, 27 May 1936
London Mercury, June 1936
New York Times, 13 June 1936
Picturegoer Weekly, 26 September 1936
Special notes Art direction by Oscar F. Werndorff
Costumes by Joe Strassner

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