The Devil’s Agent (German: Im Namen des Teufels) is a 1962 drama film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Peter van Eyck, Marianne Koch, Christopher Lee and Macdonald Carey. It was a co-production between Britain, West Germany and the Republic of Ireland. It was based on a 1956 novel by Hans Habe. It is set in East Germany during the Cold War.

Cast includes:
Peter van Eyck as Droste
Marianne Koch as Nora
Christopher Lee as Baron von Staub
Macdonald Carey as Mr Smith
Albert Lieven as Inspector Huebring
Billie Whitelaw as Piroska
David Knight as Father Zambory
Marius Goring as General Greenhahn
Helen Cherry as Countess Cosimano
Colin Gordon as Count Dezsepalvy
Niall MacGinnis as Paul Vass
Eric Pohlmann as Bloch
Peter Vaughan as Chief of Hungarian Police
Michael Brennan as Horvat
Jeremy Bulloch as Johnny Droste

In East Germany, a double agent falls for a beautiful young escapee from Hungary.

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