Direction, cast, production and camerawork are so good it is a pity the suspensive story [from an original by D.M. Bower] is not on the same plane of excellence. There is smart comedy dialog and plenty of action throughout. It has a ‘mystery’ start with red herring trails that lead up blind alleys, necessitating the return each time to a new start. The result is an overplus of the aforesaid ‘mystery’.
Anna Neagle plays Sally Maitland, daughter of an aristocratic British family. She has achieved notoriety for her pre-war association with the Nazis. Public antagonism to her is so violent that she is practically forced to leave Britain. It is a role altogether different from her previous film appearances. Her co-star is Richard Greene, and principal support comes from Nova Pilbeam, Lucie Mannheim and Albert Lieven.