The Crouching Beast

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Spy

Even the cutting of 12 minutes from the original British version, released one year earlier, couldn't rid this film of its slow pace. Gibson, an American newswoman, is detailed to Turkey to cover WW I there, and gets mixed up in the usual spy ring. For most of the picture, she tries to avoid Kortner, a club-footed Turkish agent. Her cohort in crime and...read more

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Even the cutting of 12 minutes from the original British version, released one year earlier, couldn't rid this film of its slow pace. Gibson, an American newswoman, is detailed to Turkey to cover WW I there, and gets mixed up in the usual spy ring. For most of the picture, she tries to

avoid Kortner, a club-footed Turkish agent. Her cohort in crime and love, a German lieutenant (Conyngham), is discovered in his role as her aide and forced to commit suicide. She soon forgets his noble act to hook up with Bird and get the goods on the bad guys.

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  • Review: Even the cutting of 12 minutes from the original British version, released one year earlier, couldn't rid this film of its slow pace. Gibson, an American newswoman, is detailed to Turkey to cover WW I there, and gets mixed up in the usual spy ring. For mos… (more)

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