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Spione (Spies) (silent, 1928)

Director, Fritz Lang. Featuring Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Gerda Maurus, Lien Deyers. The first "modern" spy film. A power-hungry banker with many disguises marshals his forces to steal the secrets of an important treaty. 90 min. ; (DVD also includes "M" and "Felix the Cat 'All Puzzled'")Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
O'Brien, Geoffrey. "Fritz Lang's 'Spies': Now and Forever." Film Comment v31, n4 (July-August, 1995):66 (4 pages).