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I Was a Spy (1934)





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This fact-based espionage drama tells the true story of Belgian nurse Marthe Cnockhaert McKenna, who became a spy during World War I. She manages to infiltrate the German high command and smuggle out top secret information but faces a potential death sentence when her actions are discovered.


Madeleine Carroll
as Marthe Cnockhaert
Conrad Veidt
as Commandant Oberaertz
Edmund Gwenn
as Burgomaster
Donald Calthrop
as Cnockhaell
May Agate
as Mme. Cnockhaert
Martita Hunt
as Aunt Lucille
George Merritt
as Reichmann
Eva Moore
as Canteen Ma
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Critic Reviews for I Was a Spy

All Critics (2)

I raise my hat to Gaumont for attempting a film of serious stature, but replace it when I see the spirit in which the deed is done.

February 3, 2021 | Full Review…

It is the kind of picture calculated to make us believe that there is something beautiful and touching about war, after all.

November 23, 2020 | Full Review…

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