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Counter-Espionage

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Counter-Espionage was the ninth film in Columbia's "Lone Wolf" series, based on characters created by Louis Joseph Vance. Warren William stars as Michael Lanyard, the suave ex-criminal known as The Lone Wolf. This time around, Lanyard is in London during the Blitz, where he finds himself up to his neck in Nazi spies. Counter-Espionage was one of several mid-1940s Columbia "series" films which dropped the name of the series from the title in hopes of attracting new audiences. Other examples of this trend include ...
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Overview

Counter-Espionage was the ninth film in Columbia's "Lone Wolf" series, based on characters created by Louis Joseph Vance. Warren William stars as Michael Lanyard, the suave ex-criminal known as The Lone Wolf. This time around, Lanyard is in London during the Blitz, where he finds himself up to his neck in Nazi spies. Counter-Espionage was one of several mid-1940s Columbia "series" films which dropped the name of the series from the title in hopes of attracting new audiences. Other examples of this trend include the "Blondie" episode It's a Great Life 43 and the "Boston Blackie" opus The Chance of a Lifetime 43.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/2/2011
  • UPC: 043396385993
  • Original Release: 1942
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  • Source: Sony Pictures Home
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 39,589

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Warren William Michael Lanyard
Eric Blore Jamison
Hillary Brooke Pamela
Thurston Hall Inspector Crane
Fred Kelsey Dickens
Forrest Tucker Anton Shugg
Matthew Boulton Inspector Stephens
Kurt Katch Gustave Sossel
Morton Lowry Kent Wells
Leslie Denison Harvey Leeds
Billy Bevan George Barrow
Stanley Logan Sir Stafford Hart
Tom Stevenson Police Constable Hopkins
Technical Credits
Edward Dmytryk Director
Gene Havlick Editor
Wallace MacDonald Producer
Philip Tannura Cinematographer
Aubrey Wisberg Screenwriter
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