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Title of the Film THE SPY IN BLACK
Alternative Titles U-BOAT TWENTY-NINE; U-BOAT 29
English Titles  
Year of Release 1939
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 82
Length (in meters) 2261
Colour b/w
Genre Thriller
Based on/Source Story by J. Storer Clouston
Production Companies Harefield Productions
Producer(s) Irving Asher, Alexander Korda
Director Michael Powell
Cast Conrad Veidt, Sebastian Shaw, Valerie Hobson, Marius Goring, June Duprez
Literature Monthly Film Bulletin, March 1939
The Editor: We need more films like SPY IN BLACK. Picturegoer Weekly, 22 April 1939
Jewish Chronicle, 28 July 1939
Times, 31 July 1939
Film Weekly, 5 August 1939
Picturegoer Weekly, 12 August 1939
Punch, 23 August 1939
New York Times, 9 October 1939
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 14 October 1939
Special notes Screenplay: Emeric Pressburger
Art director: Vincent Korda
Music: Miklos Rozsa

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