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The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960)

Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse (original title)
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Reporter Peter Barter gets murdered while driving to his tv station. Commisioner Kras gets a phone call from clairvoyant Cornelius who saw Barters death in a vision. But a dark force ... See full summary »

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Marion Menil
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Henry B. Travers
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Kriminalkommissar Kras
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Prof. Dr. S. Jordan / Peter Cornelius / Dr. Mabuse
Werner Peters ...
Hieronymus B. Mistelzweig
Andrea Checchi ...
Hoteldetektiv Berg (as Andrea Checci)
Marielouise Nagel ...
The Blonde Luck (as Marie Luise Nagel)
Reinhard Kolldehoff ...
Roberto Menil alias 'Klumpfuß'
Howard Vernon ...
No. 12
Nico Pepe ...
Hotel-Manager
Jean-Jacques Delbo ...
Cornelius' Butler (as Jean-Jaques Delbo)
David Cameron ...
Michael Parker (as David Camerone)
Linda Sini ...
Corinna
Renate Küster ...
TV-Ansagerin
Rolf Weih ...
Interpol-Chef
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Reporter Peter Barter gets murdered while driving to his tv station. Commisioner Kras gets a phone call from clairvoyant Cornelius who saw Barters death in a vision. But a dark force prevents Cornelius from seeing the man behind the crime. Meanwhile the policemen concentrate their activities on the hotel Luxor. There exist too many links between the hotel and the unsolved crimes. Trevors, a rich American, rents a room in the hotel at the same time. He can prevent the suicide of the young woman Marion Menil at the last minute. But what is the reason for Miss Menils doing? Why is she initimidated? Could it be that Dr. Mabuse, a genius in crime believed to be dead, is back? Written by Matthias Luehr <mluehr@htwm.de>

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Trivia

This film re teamed director Fritz Lang with art director Erich Kettelhut. Kettelhut had worked for Lang on the first Dr. Mabuse film, "Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler" (1922) See more »

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In the dubbed English version, characters initially refer to Henry Travers as Henry Taylor. Later, he is referred to as Travers. See more »

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Fritz Lang's swan song
16 July 1999 | by (Cullman Alabama) – See all my reviews

What a swan song this is! Wild and wooly fun from Fritz Lang. Dr Mabuse is running his criminal empire from the Hotel Luxor. His henchmen never see his face as they receive their orders via radio.Without giving too much away his plans involve the takeover of a rich man's empire and general blackmail and murder.Gert Frobe plays the inspector out to nab Mabuse before Mabuse kills him.Funniest scene takes place in the Inspector's office when everybody starts to fall before a bomb goes off! After watching 5 Mabuse movies in a row this is easily the best.It is available from Sinister Cinema.


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