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The Devils Agent

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Director  John Paddy Carstairs
Art director  Tony Inglis
6.6/10 IMDb

Initial release  September 1962
Running time  1h 17m
Genres  Drama, Mystery
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Writer  Robert Westerby (screenplay), Hans Habe (novel)
Cast  Peter van Eyck (Georg Droste), Marianne Koch (Nora Gulden), Macdonald Carey (Mr. Smith), Christopher Lee (Baron Ferdi von Staub), Billie Whitelaw (Piroska Maslov), Albert Lieven (Inspector Huebling)
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The Devils Agent is a 1962 drama film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Peter van Eyck, Marianne Koch, Christopher Lee and Macdonald Carey. It was a co-production between Britain, West Germany and the Republic of Ireland and was an English-language version of the German film Im Namen des Teufels. It was based on a novel by Hans Habe. It is set in East Germany during the Cold War

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German actor PETER VAN EYCK stars as Droste, a mild-mannered businessman who was an intelligence expert during World War II. When Droste runs into his old friend Baron Von Straub (Christopher Lee), the two rekindle a friendship that was interrupted by the war. However, when Von Straub asks Droste to deliver a small package to a friend in West Germany, the befuddled Droste is set up for a series of complicated spy games.

Partial cast

  • Peter van Eyck - Droste
  • Marianne Koch - Nora
  • Christopher Lee - Baron von Staub
  • Macdonald Carey - Mr Smith
  • Albert Lieven - Inspector Huebring
  • Billie Whitelaw - Piroska
  • David Knight - Father Zambory
  • Marius Goring - General Greenhahn
  • Helen Cherry - Countess Cosimano
  • Colin Gordon - Count Dezsepalvy
  • Niall MacGinnis - Paul Vass
  • Eric Pohlmann - Bloch
  • Peter Vaughan - Chief of Hungarian Police
  • Michael Brennan - Horvat
  • Jeremy Bulloch - Johnny Droste
  • References

    The Devils Agent Wikipedia
    The Devils Agent IMDb The Devils Agent themoviedb.org


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