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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dawn Addams ...
Marion Menil
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Henry B. Travers
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Prof. Dr. S. Jordan / Peter Cornelius / Dr. Mabuse (as Lupo Prezzo)
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Kriminalkommissar Kras
Werner Peters ...
Hieronymus B. Mistelzweig
Andrea Checchi ...
Hoteldetektiv Berg (as Andrea Checci)
Howard Vernon ...
No. 12
Nico Pepe ...
Hotel-Manager
David Cameron ...
Michael Parker (as David Camerone)
Jean-Jacques Delbo ...
Cornelius' Butler
Marielouise Nagel ...
The Blonde Luck
Reinhard Kolldehoff ...
Roberto Menil alias 'Klumpfuß'
Lotti Alberti ...
Schwester Agnes
Albert Bessler ...
Hotel-Ingenieur
Manfred Grothe ...
Kriminalassistent Keyser
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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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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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Hieronymus Balthasar Mistelzweig: Hieronymus B. Mistelzweig - B steht für Bauch
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Do yourself a favor...don't read the credits.
22 October 2002 | by (Saint Clair, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

This is a great little whodunit and an excellent start to the revival of Fritz Lang's great Dr. Mabuse series. It is very reminiscent of the earlier films in the twenties and thirties, particularly Le Testament Du Dr. Mabuse, from which Lang lifts and modernizes many situations.

I said don't read the credits in the title to this review because guessing who is actually the mastermind Mabuse is half of the fun...there are a lot of red herrings that don't play out until the last fifteen minutes of the movie.

This was the first movie in the new Mabuse series and I would recommend anyone delving into the world of Dr. Mabuse use this as a starting point (especially if none of the silents or early talkies are available in your area).


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