According to Curt Siodmak
in "Screenwriter: Words Become Pictures", he originally wrote the story for Warner Brothers leading man 'Paul Henried (I)' (qav). The actor decline,d saying, "I'm not wild to play against a dead hand." The writer believed that it would have been more effective with a good-looking man like Henried instead of 'Peter Lorre', whom the audience would automatically think was crazy. See more
hilary, Do you know why you are here?
No, I don't . Sme anniversay perhaps/
No, no such thing. I merely want your testimony that I am not insane. It's important to mr to be certsin that none of you thinks that I am of unsound. Bruuce, you are an artists, You've been with me a long . You've been with me constantly; therefore you are in a position to speak. Are you convinced that there is nothing wrong with my mental balance.
Your mental balance is equal to mine, but I consider that a tribute to ...
Chaconne in D minor BMW 1004
Composed bt Johann Sebastian Bach
Arranged for the left hand by Johannes Brahms
Pianist Ervin Nyiregyhazi
("Played on the screen by Victor Francen
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