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Face of the Frog (1959)
"Der Frosch mit der Maske" (original title)

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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 »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joachim Fuchsberger ...
Richard Gordon
Elfie von Kalckreuth ...
Ella Bennet (as Eva Anthes)
Jochen Brockmann ...
Carl Lange ...
John Bennet (as Karl Lange)
Dieter Eppler ...
Joshua Broad
Eva Pflug ...
Lolita
Walter Wilz ...
Ray Bennet
Fritz Rasp ...
Ezra Maitland
Erwin Strahl ...
Sergeant Balder aka Nummer 7 (German version) / Sergeant Barclay aka Number 7 (English version)
Ernst Fritz Fürbringer ...
Sir Archibald (as Ernst W. Fürbringer)
Eddi Arent ...
James
Ulrich Beiger ...
Everett
Reinhard Kolldehoff ...
Lew Brady
Michel Hildesheim ...
Mills
Charlotte Scheier-Herold ...
Lady Maggie Farnsworth (German version) / Lady Aubrid Farnsworth (English version)
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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 the frog icons painfully tatooed onto the forearms of his henchmen. The trail leads to the country manor of an enigmatic, steely-eyed nabob, whose repressed son has eyes for the artistes at the Lolita cabaret, and whose lovely daughter captures the fancy of both the American playboy and the villain himself. Murder, kidnapping and seduction ensue. Written by GoblinHairedGuy

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Trivia

The idea of creating a German Edgar Wallace-Adaption for the screen came to 'Walfried Barthel', then head of Constantin Film, and Constantin's scenario editor Gerhard F. Hummel after a private screening of Guy Hamilton's film of The Ringer (1952). See more »

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When Richard Gordon and his butler James start the training fight while being held captive at the Frog's, there is suddenly a carpet on the ground, covering the mattress that softens James' fall. The carpet even covers the lower part of the door. In the next shot, the carpet is gone. See more »

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Nachts im Nebel an der Themse
Music by Karl Bette
Text by Theo Maria Werner (as Theo M. Werner) and Hans Billian
Performed by Eva Pflug (dubbed by unknown)
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Highly entertaining!
26 July 2001 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better classic Edgar Wallace movies from the German series - it features all basics for a highly enjoyable Wallace crime flic movie way back from the 60ies: Although his majesty, Mr. Kinski, is missing you still have young Joachim 'Blacky' Fuchsberger, starring once again as the typical clever American 'womanizer', you have young Eddi Arendt in his best (and just as well typical) role ever - the cool, sophisticated British butler - and you have (not so young anymore) Lowitz as the melancholic yet very 'dry' ironic (and thus: highly entertaining) police investigator. Furthermore you'll get offered a freakish and very campy 'evil guy' behind a frog mask (hence the movie's title!), you'll get a crazed-out swinging soundtrack, classic b-movie action scenes, partly filmed out off the wildest perspectives (please remind the time of its origin!), yelling scream queens, and on and on... All those ingredients get shaken well up in a sweet tastin' cocktail of pure German Edgar Wallace campyness - highly recommended!!


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