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Mannequin in Red (1958)
"Mannekäng i rött" (original title)

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A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is employed as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill the model who... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anita Björk ...
Birgitta Lindell
Lillebil Ibsen ...
Thyra Lennberg
Nils Hallberg ...
Gio Petré ...
Gabriella von Hook
Bengt Brunskog ...
Johan Robert 'Bobbie' Nordahl
Lena Granhagen ...
Lennart Lindberg ...
Rickard von Hook
Kotti Chave ...
Sune Öhrgren, Police Inspector
Lissi Alandh ...
'Peter' Morell
Kerstin Dunér ...
Anette
Torsten Winge ...
Lindkvist, Janitor
Anita Lindblom ...
Monika, Model at the Fashion House
Eivor Landström ...
Lady with Cat
Elsa Prawitz ...
Katja Sundin, the Murdered Model
Maritta Marke ...
Elsa Magnusson, Lennberg's Housemaid
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A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is employed as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill the model who was a blackmailer. The murderer continues to kill people to cover up the tracks. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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19 December 1958 (Sweden)  »

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La maniquí rota  »

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Ahead of its time!
26 March 2001 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is not necessarily a good movie, with a creaky storyline (along with the old lady's wheelchair), some stiff and some overplayed performances and silly "funny" moments. Still, I am very fond of this. It has several suspenseful sequences, a few on-the-spot performances and, above all, a gorgeus photography. It predates all the giallos of the sixties and seventies in its appearance with at least 4-5 years and some chunks could have been lifted from this movie to "Blood and black lace", Mario Bavas tour-de-force in giallo and the start of a whole trend. These films also share its environment, a fashion-salon. The murders are not gruesome by todays standards of course, the atmosphere is right!! Two thumbs up!!


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