I See a Dark Stranger (The Adventuress) (1947)


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I See a Dark Stranger manages to be both an absorbing espionage yarn and a slyly amusing send-up of the entire genre. Deborah Kerr is terrific as Irish colleen Bridie Quilty, raised from childhood to despise the British and everything they stand for. Bridie's anglophobia proves useful to Nazi spy Miller (Raymond Huntley), who hopes to use the girl to help him steal the plans for the D-day invasion. Playing her "Mata Hari" role to the hilt, Bridie wholeheartedly throws herself into a world of … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
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On DVD: Jan 21, 2003
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as Birdie Quilty

as Lt. David Baynes

as Capt. Goodhusband

as Lt. Spanswick

as Danny Quilty

as Uncle Joe

as Timothy

as Mrs. O'Mara

as Michael O'Callaghan

as Mrs. Edwards

as Terence Delaney

as Oscar Pryce

as Women on Train

as Col. Dennington

as Grandfather

as Chief Mourner

as Old Lady

as Man in Bookshop

as Man in Straw Hat

as Policeman

as Intelligence Officer
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Critic Reviews for I See a Dark Stranger (The Adventuress)

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

A wonderfully realized, well-crafted and highly entertaining British espionage thriller.

Full Review… | September 30, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A gleeful amalgam of hijinks and heroism.

Full Review… | March 28, 2003

The film isn't a masterpiece; it is merely a lot of fun

Full Review… | March 2, 2003
Movie Habit

September 4, 2005

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

Audience Reviews for I See a Dark Stranger (The Adventuress)


Not great, but a good spy movie with romance and danger, but not enough excitement.

AJ Verser

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