I Deal in Danger

I Deal in Danger is a 1966 American DeLuxe Color spy film compiled from the first four episodes of a television series, Blue Light, which aired on ABC-TV in early 1966.[2][4] Directed by Walter Grauman, it starred Robert Goulet as David March, an Allied spy in Nazi Germany during World War II. He is aided by a French agent, Susanne Duchard, played by Christine Carère.[5]

I Deal in Danger
Directed byWalter Grauman
Produced byBuck Houghton
Written byLarry Cohen
StarringRobert Goulet
Christine Carère
Music byLalo Schifrin
Joseph Mullendore
CinematographySam Leavitt
Kurt Grigoleit
Edited byJason Bernie
Dolf Rudeen
Distributed by20th Century Fox[2]
Release date
  • 1966 (1966)[3]
Running time
89 mins[3]
CountryUnited States


In Nazi Germany during World War II, David March (Robert Goulet) is an American traitor who has been given wide access to travel as he wishes within Germany. Unbeknownst to the Germans, March is actually an American spy, the last remaining from a spy ring, known as Blue Light. As time goes on, he has been able to work his way higher and higher within the Nazi intelligence apparatus, however he is suspected by a Nazi Gestapo officer, Captain Elm (Werner Peters). Along the way, he meets Susanne Duchard (Christine Carère), a French agent, who he has a romantic interlude with, and persuades her to help him.

Elm fosters a plan to expose March by taking him to Spain to meet with a British scientist, Guy Spauling (Donald Harron), who wants to defect to Germany. Elm knows that Spauling is a British agent. Spauling asks March to kill him, in order to validate March's standing with the Gestapo, but March instead uses the opportunity to frame Elm as the Blue Light agent, and kills him.

March's goal becomes the destruction of secret Nazi weapons factory, which produces missiles for U-boats. He has romantic interludes with a German scientist, Gretchen Hoffmann (Eva Pflug), working at the missile factory, convincing her to assist in his plans to blow up the facility. March and Duchard escape the destruction of the plant, but Hoffman dies in the explosion.


The cast list, according to Turner Classic Movies:[6]

See also


  1. "I Deal in Danger: Overview". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  2. "I Deal in Danger (1966)". New York Times. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  3. "I Deal in Danger (1966)". Blockbuster. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  4. "I Deal in Danger: Notes". TCM.com. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  5. "I Deal in Danger". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  6. "I Deal in Danger: Full Credits". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
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