Second Bureau (1936 film)
|Directed by||Victor Hanbury|
|Produced by||John Stafford|
Charles Robert-Dumas (novel) |
Marta Labarr |
|Music by||Jack Beaver|
|Edited by||Ralph Thomas|
|Distributed by||RKO Pictures|
Second Bureau is a 1936 British spy romance film directed by Victor Hanbury and starring Marta Labarr, Charles Oliver and Arthur Wontner. It was made at Shepperton Studios and based on a novel Second Bureau by Charles Robert-Dumas. It was a remake of a 1935 French film of the same name.
The film's title refers to the French military intelligence outfit Deuxième Bureau.
A French spy, Captain Paul Benoit, manages to steal some German secrets. The Germans send Erna Fielder, an agent of their own, after him, but the two spies end up falling in love.
- Marta Labarr as Erna Fielder
- Charles Oliver as Paul Benoit
- Arthur Wontner as Col. Gueraud
- Meinhart Maur as Gen. von Raugwitz
- Fred Groves as Sgt. Colleret
- Joan White as Dorothy Muller
- Anthony Eustrel as Lt. von Stranmer
- G.H. Mulcaster as Yvanne Brosilow
- Leo de Pokorny as Dr. Weygelmann
- Fewlass Llewellyn as Director of Schaffingen
- Bruno Barnabe as Commissaire of Police
- Wood p.92
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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