Secret of Stamboul

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Secret of Stamboul
Directed by Andrew Marton
Produced by Richard Wainwright
Written by Dennis Wheatley (novel)
Laslo Benedek
George A. Hill
Noel Langley
Andrew Marton
Richard Wainwright
Howard Irving Young
Starring Valerie Hobson
James Mason
Frank Vosper
Kay Walsh
Music by Allan Gray
Cinematography Henry Harris
Edited by Inman Hunter
Richard Wainwright Productions
Distributed by General Film Distributors
Release date
6 October 1936
Running time
93 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Secret of Stamboul a 1936 British thriller film, taken from the novel The Eunuch of Stamboul by Dennis Wheatley, directed by Andrew Marton and starring Valerie Hobson, James Mason and Frank Vosper. It is also known by the alternative title of The Spy in White. It was made at Shepperton Studios.

A British agent (Mason) travels to Istanbul (Stamboul) to try to thwart a revolution.[1]



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  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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