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Dr. Herman Einstein (Character)
from Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

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  1. Arsenik og gamle kniplinger (2002) (TV) Played by Troels II Munk (as Dr. Einstein)

  2. Arsènic i puntes de coixí (1995) (TV) Played by Manel Dueso (as Dr. Einstein)

  3. Arsenic and Old Lace (1971) (TV) Played by Nand Buyl
    ... aka "Arsenicum en oude kant" - Belgium (original title)

  4. Arsenik i stare cipke (1967) (TV) Played by Milutin Butkovic
  5. Arsenic & Old Lace (1962) (TV) Played by George Voskovec
    ... aka "Hallmark Hall of Fame: Arsenic & Old Lace (#11.3)" - USA (anthology series)
  6. Arsenicum en oude kant (1960) (TV) Played by Herbert Joeks (as Dr. Einstein)

  7. "ITV Play of the Week"
        - Arsenic and Old Lace (1958) TV episode, Played by David Kossoff (as Dr. Einstein)
  8. "BBC Sunday-Night Theatre"
        - Arsenic and Old Lace (1957) TV episode, Played by Frederick Schrecker (as Dr. Einstein)
  9. "The Best of Broadway"
        - Arsenic and Old Lace (1955) TV episode, Played by Peter Lorre

  10. "The Ford Theatre Hour"
        - Arsenic and Old Lace (1949) TV episode, Played by Edgar Stehli (as Dr. Einstein)
  11. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) Played by Peter Lorre (as Dr. Einstein)
    ... aka "Frank Capra's 'Arsenic and Old Lace'" - USA (complete title)

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From Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
[discussing the body count]
Dr. Einstein: You got twelve, they got twelve.
[angrily grabs Dr. Einstein's necktie]
Jonathan Brewster: I've got thirteen!
Dr. Einstein: No, Johnny, twelve - don't brag.
Jonathan Brewster: Thirteen! There's Mr. Spinalzo and the first one in London, two in Johannesburg, one in Sydney, one in Melbourne, two in San Francisco, one in Phoenix, Arizona...
Dr. Einstein: Phoenix?
Jonathan Brewster: The filling station...
Dr. Einstein: Filling station? Oh!
[slits throat]
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