The Secret Agent 1936
The Secret Agent ★★★ 1936
Presumed dead, a British intelligence agent (Gielgud) reappears and receives a new assignment. Using his faked death to his advantage, he easily journeys to Switzerland where he is to eliminate an enemy agent. Strange Hitchcockian melange of comedy and intrigue; atypical, but worthy offering from the Master. 83m/B VHS, DVD . GB Madeleine Carroll, Peter Lorre, Robert Young, John Gielgud, Lilli Palmer, Percy Marmont, Charles Carson, Florence Kahn; D: Alfred Hitchcock; W: Charles Bennett; C: Bernard Knowles; M: Louis Levy.