Lancer Spy is a 1937 film about an Englishman (Sanders) who impersonates a German officer, receiving fame upon arriving in Germany. A female German spy (del Río) is instructed to check on him but falls in love with him instead.


An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.


  • Dolores del Río as Dolores Daria Sunnel
  • George Sanders as Baron Kurt von Rohback and Lt. Michael Bruce
  • Peter Lorre as Maj. Sigfried Gruning
  • Virginia Field as Joan Bruce
  • Sig Ruman as Lt. Col. Gottfried Hollen
  • Joseph Schildkraut as Prince Ferdi Zu Schwarzwald
  • Maurice Moscovitch as Gen. Von Meinhardt
  • Lionel Atwill as Col. Fenwick
  • Luther Adler as Schratt
  • Fritz Feld as Fritz Mueller
  • Lester Matthews as Capt. Neville
  • Carlos De Valdez as Von Klingen
  • Gregory Gaye as Capt. Freymann
  • Joan Carrol as Elizabeth Bruce
  • David Clyde as Orderly
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