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Mistress of the World (1960)
"Die Herrin der Welt - Teil I" (original title)

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Professor Johansson has made a huge scientific breakthrough; a device that will create a huge magnetic pulse that knocks out all electricity over a continent-wide area. The military ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Karin Johansson
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Madame Latour
Carlos Thompson ...
Peter Lundstroem
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Biamonte
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Dr. Lin-Chor
Gino Cervi ...
Professor Johansson
Valéry Inkijinoff ...
Priester
Charles Regnier ...
Norvald
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Brandes
Jochen Blume ...
Bertrand (as Jack Blum)
Hans Nielsen ...
Dagget (as Harold Nielsen)
Carl Lange ...
Berakov (as Carl Lang)
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Fernando
Carlo Giustini ...
Jean (as Carlo Justin)
Rolf von Nauckhoff ...
Dalkin (as Ralph Nauckhoff)
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Professor Johansson has made a huge scientific breakthrough; a device that will create a huge magnetic pulse that knocks out all electricity over a continent-wide area. The military applications are already being thought of when Dr. Johansson is kidnapped by a group of profit-seeking mercenaries. Meanwhile, his daughter, Karin, finds herself having to consort with all manner of shady characters as she searches for her father. Written by Alfred Jingle

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magnetism | magnetic field


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12 October 1960 (France)  »

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Mistress of the World  »

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Plot twists & turns
19 November 2001 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

You may not want to pay to go see this movie, but if it comes on TV it may be worth your time.

First off, the setting of this movie goes from Europe to Thailand to Cambodia (Angkor Wat). It was really neat to see scenes of Bangkok over 40 years ago.

Lots of secret agents involved as well as some unexpected killing & serious plot twists. I was just thinking "hey, that's exactly what I'd do in that situation". In so many films you see someone kill someone then leave that person's gun behind and you say to yourself that they're a real idiot, that you would have picked up the gun and searched the body, etc. This film has a lot of scenes where feel that the actors are acting intelligently.

This movie was originally in German and the English dubbing isn't bad at all.

Check it out!


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