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Dead Eyes of London (1961)
"Die toten Augen von London" (original title)

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Wealthy, heavily insured men are being murdered at an alarming rate. Scotland Yard investigates and finds clues that lead to a ring of blind men, led by a mysterious "reverend."

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Joachim Fuchsberger ...
Inspektor Larry Holt
Karin Baal ...
Eleanor "Nora" Ward, geb. Finlay
Dieter Borsche ...
David Judd / Mr. Lennox / Reverend Paul Dearborn
Wolfgang Lukschy ...
Stephan Judd
Eddi Arent ...
Sergeant / Inspektor S. "Sunny" Harvey
Anneli Sauli ...
Fanny Weldon (as Ann Savo)
Bobby Todd ...
Lew Norris
Franz Schafheitlin ...
Sir John
Ady Berber ...
Jacob "Der blinde Jack" Farrell (as Adi Berber)
Harry Wüstenhagen ...
Fred "Flimmer-Fred" (German version) / Flicker-Fred (English version)
Rudolf Fenner ...
Matthew "Matt" Blake
Hans Paetsch ...
Gordon Stuart
Ida Ehre ...
Ella Ward
Fritz Schröder-Jahn ...
Sir John Archibald
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Edgar Strauss
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Wealthy, heavily insured men are being murdered at an alarming rate. Scotland Yard investigates and finds clues that lead to a ring of blind men, led by a mysterious "reverend."

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A city of fear becomes a city of death! See more »


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12 October 1966 (USA)  »

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Dead Eyes of London  »

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(Klangfilm Eurocord-Magnetocord)

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1.66 : 1
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For the first time in Rialto's Edgar Wallace Series, this black-and-white film featured colored opening credits with blood red letters on a b/w-Background. This tradition was kept in the future with many different colors used. Until the late 90ies, the colored opening credits were always shown in black and white on German Television and were sometimes unreadable. See more »

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Remade as Edgar Wallace - Das Haus der toten Augen (2002) See more »

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The Best of the German "Edgar Wallace" Series
25 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

This is my favorite of the German-made Edgar Wallaces. Brilliantly directed by Alfred Vohrer, atmospherically photographed and luxuriously produced, it imaginatively maintains atmosphere and suspense right from its dramatically eerie opening to the shattering surprise finale. (In an article on Edgar Wallace in Films In Review, Jack Edmund Nolan maintains that the plot, characters and background are closer to Wallace's conception than the 1940 British version of the novel, starring Bela Lugosi).

It's hard to judge the quality of the acting from the dubbed edition, but the players do seem to acquit themselves well.

And for once the dubbed version runs longer than that released in the home country!


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