The Secret Agent. 1936. Great Britain. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. 86 min.
With John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Young, Peter Lorre. For this somewhat comical spy-thriller set in Switzerland during the war (adapted from W. Somerset Maugham’s Ashenden stories), Hitchcock shaped the material to fit many of his recurring themes.
The Redl Story. 1955. USA. Directed by William Berke. 28 min.
With Bruce Gordon. Narrated by Raymond Massey. This episode from the I Spy TV series tells a sanitized version of how the Austrian master spy sold his country's military plans to Russia, helping to precipitate World War I.
Saturday, August 9, 2014,7:30 p.m.T2, Theater 2The Museum of Modern Art
Thursday, August 7, 2014,4:00 p.m.T2, Theater 2The Museum of Modern Art