Sabotage

This complete print is brighter and significantly sharper than the truncated version already here at IA. Bad guys want to blow up the French fleet at Port Said. Mr. Moto would rather they didn't. Urban adventure ensues, along with a side order of comedy relief. Initially released on 20 January 1939. IMDB page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031678/

AKA "Sabotage Agent" A beautiful girl! A dangerous mission! A Brit (Robert Donat) who happens to be fluent in both Rumanian and German -- and a top-notch chemist into the bargain -- is sent behind enemy lines to destroy a poison gas factory. Starts off as a credible spy thriller, with the Nazis really earning audience hatred, then morphs into a James Bond-style fantasia, complete with an enormous secret underground factory and an overdone superweapon. But no hollow volcano. Thoroughly entertaining, but a bit of fluff, even as war propaganda films go.

From IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036356/ Jaap van Leyden is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later a child's rhyme reminds him of his patriotic duty, but how best to resist the Nazis without endangering his wife and fellow workers ? Stars: Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers and Esmond Knight Writers: Vernon Sewell, Gordon Wellesley

From IMDb: Mr. Verloc, a cinema owner, is part of a gang of saboteurs in London. He lives with his wife, Winnie, and her young brother, Stevie. They know nothing about Verloc's secret. Scotland Yard assigns an undercover detective, Ted, to work in a shop near the cinema and investigate the man. The head of the gang assigns Verloc to put a bomb in the metro. The man sends Stevie there with the "bag". Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester, and John Loder

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