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Dead Eyes of London (1961)

Die toten Augen von London (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Horror, Mystery | 12 October 1966 (USA)
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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Inspektor Larry Holt
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Eleanor "Nora" Ward, geb. Finlay
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David Judd / Mr. Lennox / Reverend Paul Dearborn
Wolfgang Lukschy ...
Stephan Judd
Eddi Arent ...
Sergeant / Inspektor S. "Sunny" Harvey
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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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Shown on WOR-TV on Sunday November 17, 1968, directly opposite the New York Jets/Oakland Raiders football game (the infamous "Heidi Game") on NBC. See more »

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Featured in Shiver & Shudder Show (2002) See more »

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Not at all subtle but I appreciate how different and exciting it was compared to other thrillers and horror films of the day.
18 August 2011 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

"Dead Eyes of London" has some seriously creepy scenes. There's a chute that disposes bodies in river, two close-ups of dead people's faces and a guy falling to his death after a killer stomps on his hands that are holding on for dear life! This is NOT a typical Hollywood film as the American films of this era were a lot less visceral and violent--and the Germans made a scary one.

The film involves several killings that are somehow connected to a freaky reverend--a blind one who ministers to a flock of blind men. You aren't sure exactly how he and his ministry is involved through most of the film--but some of the baddies are hiding out in his home for blind men. One is the beastly looking killer who manages to look a lot like Tor Johnson--but a lot uglier! There also is a part by Klaus Kinski--who looks goggle-eyed and crazy throughout the movie. I could say more about the film, but it would spoil the suspense of this horror thriller.

Overall, while not a brilliant film (there are a few lulls here and there), it is very difficult not to be pulled into the film--mostly because it's so very brutal. Subtle it ain't--but it is exciting and very, very different.


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