Edgar Wallace - The Rialto Film Series

by Ralf_Schmidt | created - 28 Jan 2012 | updated - 06 Oct 2012 | Public

FAQ:

  • a total of 32 Edgar Wallace Movies have been produced between 1959 and 1972 by Rialto Films
  • the Movies #29, #31 and #32 were Co-Productions with an Italian Company (there are different german & international Cuts)
  • all 32 Movies were released in 8 DVD Box Sets by Universum Film (UFA) in Germany (mostly also as individual Discs available) in chronological order by years
  • for the german DVD Releases the best possible Version is presented
  • for other Edgar Wallace Movies by CCC-Films, Artur Brauner, others and the Bryan Edgar Wallace check out my other lists

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1. Face of the Frog (1959)

89 min | Crime, Thriller

6.3
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Both Scotland Yard and an amateur American sleuth are tracking a master criminal known as The Frog. This moniker refers to the bulging-eyed mask worn by the evildoer, and is reflected by ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Elfie von Kalckreuth, Jochen Brockmann, Carl Lange

Votes: 712

2. The Red Circle (1960)

92 min | Thriller, Crime

6.2
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A strange, red circle appears on the neck of a man saved from the guillotine. What is its mysterious meaning? Tragically, it turns out to be something of a family curse, as each generation ... See full summary »

Director: Jürgen Roland | Stars: Renate Ewert, Klausjürgen Wussow, Karl-Georg Saebisch, Thomas Alder

Votes: 309

3. The Terrible People (1960)

92 min | Crime, Horror, Drama

6.3
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A creepy German-made Wallace thriller about the ghost of a hanged man who returns to fulfill his promise. All of his accusers must die.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Dor, Fritz Rasp, Dieter Eppler

Votes: 334

4. Der grüne Bogenschütze (1961)

95 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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An English businessman comes home to London, only to find visitors to his home being killed by arrows from "the Green Archer."

Director: Jürgen Roland | Stars: Klausjürgen Wussow, Karin Dor, Eddi Arent, Harry Wüstenhagen

Votes: 512

5. Dead Eyes of London (1961)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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Wealthy, heavily insured men are being murdered at an alarming rate. Scotland Yard investigates and finds clues that lead to a ring of blind men, led by a mysterious "reverend."

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Baal, Dieter Borsche, Wolfgang Lukschy

Votes: 718

6. The Devil's Daffodil (1961)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the "Daffodil Killer." The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils.

Director: Ákos Ráthonyi | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, William Lucas, Sabine Sesselmann, Penelope Horner

Votes: 333

7. The Forger of London (1961)

93 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A ring of counterfeiters is flooding the country with phony money, and suspicion falls upon a wealthy playboy who may--or may not--have amnesia.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Karin Dor, Hellmut Lange, Siegfried Lowitz, Mady Rahl

Votes: 299

8. Die seltsame Gräfin (1961)

95 min | Adventure, Crime

6.0
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A girl is almost murdered, but no explainable motive can be found until a 20 year old murder is uncovered and linked to the case.

Directors: Josef von Báky, Jürgen Roland, Ottokar Runze | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Lil Dagover, Marianne Hoppe

Votes: 360

9. Secret of the Red Orchid (1962)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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Rival gangsters from Chicago move to London and attempt to extort money from rich Britons.

Director: Helmuth Ashley | Stars: Christopher Lee, Adrian Hoven, Marisa Mell, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 347

10. Die Tür mit den 7 Schlössern (1962)

96 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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A woman arrives at a lonely mansion and finds herself mixed up with a lunatic who has built his own torture chamber, which is already crowded with victims - and he plans to make her his next one.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Sabine Sesselmann, Eddi Arent, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 409

11. The Inn on the River (1962)

92 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Elisabeth Flickenschildt, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 634

12. Der Zinker (1963)

Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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Scotland Yard investigates a series of murders where the victims have died by snake venom poisoning.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Barbara Rütting, Günter Pfitzmann, Jan Hendriks

Votes: 520

13. The Black Abbot (1963)

95 min | Crime, Thriller

5.8
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Several employees on a nobleman's estate show up at a former abbey, reputed to be haunted, to search for a hidden treasure. Howver, a mysterious hooded figure begins killing off those who may have figured out where the treasure is hidden.

Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Grit Boettcher, Dieter Borsche, Charles Regnier

Votes: 500

14. The Indian Scarf (1963)

93 min | Drama, Crime

6.5
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When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Corny Collins, Klaus Kinski, Gisela Uhlen

Votes: 650

15. Room 13 (1964)

82 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A serial-killer is murdering the ladies of a night club. Detective Gray is seeking for the killer but can only find a lot of gangsters. And the killer is about to act again...

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Dor, Richard Häussler, Walter Rilla

Votes: 255

16. Die Gruft mit dem Rätselschloß (1964)

90 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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Mobsters conspire to loot another criminal's treasure secured in an enormous booby-trapped vault.

Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb | Stars: Harald Leipnitz, Judith Dornys, Rudolf Forster, Werner Peters

Votes: 215

17. The Mysterious Magician (1964)

95 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Heinz Drache, Sophie Hardy, Siegfried Lowitz

Votes: 881

18. Das Verrätertor (1964)

80 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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A businessman organises a caper to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Albert Lieven, Gary Raymond, Margot Trooger, Catherine Schell

Votes: 210

19. Again the Ringer (1965)

95 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Arthur Milton aka Der Hexer (The Magician/Ringer) must return to London after his calling card was left at the scene of a murder he did not commit.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Barbara Rütting, Brigitte Horney, Margot Trooger

Votes: 442

20. The Sinister Monk (1965)

87 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A hooded serial killer finds a novel way to murder his victims--he lashes them to death with a whip. The police try to track him down before any more murders occur.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Karin Dor, Harald Leipnitz, Siegfried Lowitz, Siegfried Schürenberg

Votes: 346

21. Der Bucklige von Soho (1966)

89 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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A woman is kidnapped and her identity is stolen by criminals attempting to collect her inheritance.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Günther Stoll, Pinkas Braun, Monika Peitsch, Siegfried Schürenberg

Votes: 231

22. The Trygon Factor (1966)

M | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Scotland Yard Superintendent Cooper-Smith investigates the suspicious looking Emberday estate where the Emberday family and an order of nuns reside.

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Stewart Granger, Susan Hampshire, Robert Morley, Cathleen Nesbitt

Votes: 239

23. Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)

GP | 74 min | Crime, Horror

6.0
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Scotland Yard is after a homicidal maniac called The Blue Hand, which is what he uses to kill his victims.

Directors: Alfred Vohrer, Samuel M. Sherman | Stars: Harald Leipnitz, Klaus Kinski, Carl Lange, Ilse Steppat

Votes: 479

24. The College Girl Murders (1967)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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Police try to track down a hooded serial killer who murders his victims with a combination of acid and poison gas.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Uschi Glas, Grit Boettcher, Konrad Georg

Votes: 473

25. Der Hund von Blackwood Castle (1968)

PG | 92 min | Horror, Crime

6.3
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Scotland Yard must discover why people are being murdered by a monstrous dog at Blackwood Castle.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Karin Baal, Horst Tappert, Siegfried Schürenberg

Votes: 331

26. The Zombie Walks (1968)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A serial killer who calls himself "The Laughing Corpse" dresses up in a skeleton costume and kills his victims with a poison-filled scorpion-shaped ring.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Siw Mattson, Wolfgang Kieling, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 280

27. Gorilla Gang (1968)

R | 96 min | Crime, Horror, Action

5.2
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Scotland Yard goes after a gang that drowns its victims for their insurance money.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Horst Tappert, Uschi Glas, Uwe Friedrichsen, Hubert von Meyerinck

Votes: 246

28. Der Mann mit dem Glasauge (1969)

PG | 87 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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A pool-hall is used as the front for a white slavery ring.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Horst Tappert, Karin Hübner, Hubert von Meyerinck, Stefan Behrens

Votes: 195

29. A doppia faccia (1969)

88 min | Thriller

5.6
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A millionaire is unwittingly led into murder by his lesbian wife.

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Christiane Krüger, Günther Stoll, Annabella Incontrera

Votes: 386

German Title: Das Gesicht im Dunkeln

30. Die Tote aus der Themse (1971)

89 min | Thriller

5.3
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An Australian woman arrives in London to search for her sister who she finds is involved with a heroin smuggling gang. The gang itself is under attack from an unknown rival, who is methodically assassinating them with a shot to the head.

Director: Harald Philipp | Stars: Uschi Glas, Hansjörg Felmy, Werner Peters, Harry Riebauer

Votes: 239

31. What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)

R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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In London, the Italian gym teacher Enrico 'Henry' Rosseni is having a love affair with his eighteen year-old student Elizabeth Seccles, who is the daughter of the owner of the Catholic ... See full summary »

Director: Massimo Dallamano | Stars: Fabio Testi, Cristina Galbó, Karin Baal, Joachim Fuchsberger

Votes: 3,225

German Title: Das Geheimnis der grünen Stecknadel

32. Sette orchidee macchiate di rosso (1972)

Unrated | 92 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Antonio Sabato, Uschi Glas, Pier Paolo Capponi, Rossella Falk

Votes: 1,325

German Title: Das Rätsel des silbernen Halbmondes