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British Intelligence


In 1917 London, elusive German spy Frantz Strendler regularly accesses crucial British military information and relays it to the German government, with disastrous results for the British on the front lines. British intelligence subsequently scrambles to uncover the master spy, who is hard at work to expand his own reach. The film features Boris Karloff and Margaret Lindsay. This print (obtained from the Public Domain Torrents site) is brighter, less grainy, and has a higher resolution (720x544 vs 640x480) than the one already available on the archive. External links: IMDB page American Film Institute entry Wikipedia entry Under the hood: VIDEO: DiVX 5 720x544 24bpp 23.976 fps 1476.1 kbps AUDIO: MP3 48000 Hz, 2 ch, s16le, 128.0 kbit Original registration: BRITISH INTELLIGENCE. Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc., c1940. Based on a play by Anthony Paul Kelly. Credits: Director, Terry Morse; screenplay, Lee Katz. © Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.; 1Jan40; LP9355. Renewal registration: none

British Intelligence is a 1940 spy film set in World War I. It was directed by Terry O. Morse and starred Boris Karloff and Margaret Lindsay. The film, also known as Enemy Agent, was released in the United States in January 1940. The Warner Bros. B picture was based on a 1918 play Three Faces East written by Anthony Paul Kelly and produced on the stage by George M. Cohan].

See also

  • =Citations=


    • Aylesworth, Thomas G. The Best of Warner Bros. London: Bison Books, 1986. ISBN 0-86124-268-8.
    • Evans, Alun. Brassey's Guide to War Films. Dulles, Virginia: Potomac Books, 2000. ISBN 1-57488-263-5.
    • Jacobs, Stephen. Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster. Sheffield, UK: Tomahawk Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0-95576-704-3.
    • Mank, Gregory WIlliam. Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff: The Expanded Story of a Haunting Collaboration. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2009. iSBN 978-0-78643-480-0.

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