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John Rabe (Character)
from Nanking (2007)

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John Heinrich Detlev Rabe (November 23, 1882 January 5... See more »
Alternate Names:
John H.D. Robbins, German


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  1. City of Life and Death (2009) Played by John Paisley
    ... aka "Nanjing! Nanjing!" - China (original title)
  2. John Rabe (2009) Played by Ulrich Tukur
  3. Nanking (2007) Played by Jürgen Prochnow

  4. Nanjing 1937 (1995) Played by Ulrich Ottenburger (as John H.D. Robbins, German)
    ... aka "Don't Cry, Nanking" - Hong Kong (English title) (original subtitled version)

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From John Rabe (2009)
Colonel Nakajima Kesago: He disobeyed the rules by not staying in the car.
John Rabe: He didn't stay in the car? His head was cut off!
Colonel Nakajima Kesago: It was an honorable death. A contest between two officers. Very popular in Japan.
John Rabe: What contest?
Colonel Nakajima Kesago: Who decapitates the most enemies.
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