Street of Shadows

TitleStreet of Shadows
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1937
AuthorsPabst, Georg Wilhelm
Running Time116 minutes
DistributorUnited Artists
Mediumblack and white
Publication LanguageFrench

This femme-fatale spy thriller explored 1930 tensions in Europe by taking a look back at World War I. A young French doctor falls in love with a German spy while attending to the wounded in Greece. She then works on his behalf by pursuing a French intelligence officer for state secrets. 


Pierre Blanchar

Dita Parlo

Pierre Fresnay

Viviane Romance

Roger Karl


Directed by G. W. Pabst

Produced by Romain Pinés

Screenplay by Jacques Natanson

Story by Georges Neveaux and Irma Von Cube

Cinematography by Eugen Schüfftan

Edited by Louisette Hautecoeur and Marc Sorkin

Music by Arthur Honegger and Casimir Oberfeld 


Thriller, Spy

Alternate TitleMademoiselle Docteur
Translated TitleSalonica, nest of spies
Original PublicationSalonique, nid d'espions
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also see the english-language version, Under Secret Orders/Madamoiselle Doctor, produced the same year with the same director and cast

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