Appointment in Berlin (1943)

Genres - Adventure, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Adventure  |   Release Date - Jul 15, 1943 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 77 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This wartime melodrama stars George Sanders as Keith Wilson, a disillusioned Britisher who becomes a "Lord Haw Haw"type at a Nazi radio station. All the time he's dispensing anti-British propaganda over the airwaves, however, Wilson is actually a secret agent in the employ of the His Majesty's government. It is Wilson's intention to use his intimate relationship with the Germans to expose a worldwide Nazi spy ring. Romance enter the picture in the form of Ilse Preissing (Marguerite Chapman), the sister of a Nazi agent whose decision to join Wilson's side results in her death. Veteran movie villainess Gale Sondergaard also appears in the film, cast against type as a courageous British intelligence agent.

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war, agent [representative], Britain, broadcasting, code [encryption], double-agent, escape, espionage, Germany, intelligence [gov't], Nazism, officer, propaganda, radio, secrets