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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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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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Danger lurks everywhere as killers seek their victims from every street, alley and doorway! See more »


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12 October 1966 (USA)  »

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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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Referenced in Lukas: Mann und Maus (1998) See more »

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Atmospheric
6 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Interesting film with some really thoughtful details and noirish elements. The camera work was especially arresting with liberal facial close-ups and scenery that reminded me of "The Third Man". The story is interesting enough to keep the viewer occupied although the dialog dubbed from German to English was quite distracting. It would have been better to release it with subtitles. Part of its appeal was the diversity of the characters and the fact that the outcome was truly unexpected. It kept me guessing all the way up to the end like all good thrillers. On the negative side it dragged at times and some of the scenes, especially some with the Inspector's sidekick, seemed to have been inserted as fillers. Overall though I was pleasantly surprised.


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