Secret Lives (film)

Secret Lives is a 1937 British war drama film directed by Edmond T. Gréville and starring Brigitte Horney, Neil Hamilton and Raymond Lovell. It was made at Ealing Studios by the independent Phoenix Films.[1] The screenplay concerns a young woman who is recruited into the French secret service.

Secret Lives
Brigitte Horney (right) in a scene from the film.
Directed byEdmond T. Gréville
Produced byHugh Perceval
Written byJeffrey Dell
Edmond T. Gréville
Basil Mason
Hugh Perceval
Paul de Sainte Colombe (novel)
StarringBrigitte Horney
Neil Hamilton
Raymond Lovell
Music byWalter Goehr
CinematographyOtto Heller
Edited byRay Pitt
Phoenix Films
Distributed byAssociated British Film Distributors
Release date
27 September 1937
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film is also known by the alternative title of I Married a Spy.


At the outbreak of the First World War a young German-born woman living in Paris is interned and then recruited into the French secret service for operations against Germany.



  1. Wood p.92


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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