The Spy in Black (1939)

Genres - Action, Drama, Spy Film  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Release Date - Aug 12, 1939 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 82 min.  |   Countries - UK, USA  |  
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The Spy In Black is the story of a German World War I submarine captain (Conrad Veidt) who is given a mission to discover British intelligence secrets. Once he arrives in the Orkney Islands, he meets up with a female schoolteacher (Valerie Hobson), who happens to be a German agent. Veidt falls in love with Hobson before discovering she's actually a double agent for the British. In America, Spy in Black was originally released under the title U-Boat 29.

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captain [ship], espionage, spy, infiltration, romance, teacher, double-agent