Hitchcock - Secret Agent

Hitchcock - Secret Agent
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 23 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1936
  • Label: Delta
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Snap Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers: Bonus Clip - THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH
    • Introduction: Tony Curtis
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Access
    • Interactive Menus
    • Menu Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese

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Product Description:

England mourns the loss of war hero and famed novelist Edgar Brodie as this tangled spy mystery begins. The only problem is that Brodie (John Gielgud) is among the last to know. Returning from the war, he discovers that he has been declared dead, singled out for a new identity, and given a special assignment that will include his new "wife," Elsa (Madeleine Carrol). They are joined by the cool and deadly hit man the General (Peter Lorre) and also pick up the talkative gadfly American Robert Marvin (Robert Young). From the start the mission goes awry as the trio of British agents discover their local informant dead, with a button clenched in his hand the only clue to who killed him. As they struggle to complete their mission a complex love tangle develops with Robert and the General competing for Elsa's affections as she gauges Brodie's indifference. Each follows his or her best instincts, setting up the dramatic climax.

Plot Synopsis:

It's 1916 and Edgar Brodie, an accomplished novelist, returns to England from a tour of duty in the war only to discover that he is officially dead. Given a new name, Brodie is sent into Switzerland with a small entourage to kill a German secret agent. Mistrust and tragedy complicate the mission, which proves to have serious political as well as romantic stakes.


Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: May 1936.
  • Named one of the year's 10 best foreign films by the National Board of Review.
  • Actor Michael Redgrave made his first screen appearance with a bit part.
  • The film was based on two Ashenden stories by Somerset Maugham that were inspired by the author's experiences as a wartime agent.

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  • UPC: 018111998130
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