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Spy for a Day (1940)

71 min | Comedy, Thriller

The Nazis kidnap a simple farm labourer when they think he is one of their spies. He escapes, only to be nearly shot by a British spy who also thinks he's a Nazi.See moreThe Nazis kidnap a simple farm labourer when they think he is one of their spies. He escapes, only to be nearly shot by a British spy who also thinks he's a Nazi. Written by Steve Crook See less
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Stacy Aumonier (story "Source of Irritation") | Ralph Block (screenplay collaboration) | Emeric Pressburger (screenplay) | Hans Wilhelm (screenplay) | Anatole de Grunwald (screenplay collaboration)
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Updated Apr 27, 1940

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Apr 27, 1940 (United Kingdom)

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12 cast members
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Douglas Wakefield
Sam Gates / Paul Juperts (as Duggie Wakefield) Sam Gates / Paul Juperts (as Duggie Wakefield)   See fewer
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Paddy Browne
Martha Clowes Martha Clowes   See fewer
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Jack Allen
Capt. Bradshaw Capt. Bradshaw   See fewer
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Albert Lieven
Capt. Hausemann Capt. Hausemann   See fewer
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Nicholas Hannen
Col. Pemberton Col. Pemberton   See fewer
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Gibb McLaughlin
Col. Ludwig Col. Ludwig   See fewer
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Allan Jeayes
Col. Roberts Col. Roberts   See fewer
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Alf Goddard
Sgt. Bryan Sgt. Bryan   See fewer
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George Hayes
Cpl. Boehme Cpl. Boehme   See fewer
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Eliot Makeham
Mr. Trufit Mr. Trufit   See fewer
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Hay Petrie
Mr. Britt. Mr. Britt.   See fewer
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O.B. Clarence
Medical Officer Medical Officer   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.5 / 10 | 12 votes