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Der Besuch der alten Dame (1959)

Many years after she has left her home town in disgrace, Claire Zachanassian, now an unimaginably wealthy millionairess, returns. The town is on the brink of bankruptcy and the officials ... See full summary »

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Claire Zachanassian
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Claires Gatten VII-IX
Robert Taube ...
Butler
Al Hoosmann ...
Toby
Paul Dättel ...
Roby
Gerhard Ritter ...
Koby
Richard Bohne ...
Loby
Hans Mahnke ...
Alfred III
Annemarie Schradiek ...
Frau III
Katharina Kuiper von Bülow ...
III's Tochter
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III's Sohn (as Werner Pochlatka)
Bum Krüger ...
Bürgermeister
Wilhelm Kürten ...
Pfarrer
Arnim Suessenguth ...
Lehrer (as Arnim Waldeck-Süssenguth)
Hans Epskamp ...
Arzt
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Many years after she has left her home town in disgrace, Claire Zachanassian, now an unimaginably wealthy millionairess, returns. The town is on the brink of bankruptcy and the officials are hoping the old lady will come to the rescue. However, her price is high. She demands somebody deliver the dead body of the mayor of the town to her in return for financial help.

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