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Die toten Augen von London
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Edgar Wallace (novel)
Egon Eis (screenplay)
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Release Date:
12 October 1966 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
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

Klaus Kinski ... Edgar Strauss
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manfred Greve ... Junger Polizist (uncredited)
Hans Irle ... Polizist (uncredited)
Günther Jerschke ... Polizeiarzt (German version) / Coroner (English version) (uncredited)
Kurt A. Jung ... Mr. Jones (uncredited)
Walter Ladengast ... Pförtner (uncredited)
Rolf Mittmann ... (uncredited)
Joseph Offenbach ... Steinmetz (uncredited)
Gertrud Prey ... Mrs. Brooks (uncredited)
Joachim Rake ... Buchprüfer (uncredited)
Werner Reinisch ... Wachtmeister (uncredited)
Horst Schweimler ... Liliputaner (uncredited)
Max Walter Sieg ... Chauffeur (uncredited)
Manfred Steffen ... Buchprüfer (uncredited)
Alfred Vohrer ... Mann von der Fahndungsabteilung / Mordkommission / Fred "Flimmer-Fred" (Stimme in der 48. Minute) (uncredited)
Erich Weiher ... Richard Porter (uncredited)
Joachim Wolff ... Polizist Jenkins (uncredited)

Directed by
Alfred Vohrer 
Writing credits
Edgar Wallace (novel "The Dark Eyes of London")

Egon Eis (screenplay) (as Trygve Larsen)

Wolfgang Lukschy (additional dialogue)

Produced by
Horst Wendlandt .... producer
Original Music by
Heinz Funk 
Cinematography by
Karl Löb 
Film Editing by
Ira Oberberg 
Art Direction by
Mathias Matthies 
Ellen Schmidt 
Set Decoration by
Mathias Matthies 
Siegfried Mews 
Ellen Schmidt 
Costume Design by
Gudrun Hildebrandt 
Production Management
Lothar Mäder .... unit manager
Peter Petersen .... unit manager
Herbert Sennewald .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Zlata Mehlers .... assistant director
Sound Department
Werner Schlagge .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Lilo Winterstein .... still photographer
Karl-Heinz Linke .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Ernst Zahrt .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Susanne Paschen .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Jutta Zieren .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Die toten Augen von London" - West Germany (original title)
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Germany:98 min | USA:104 min
Black and White | Color (opening credits)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Klangfilm Eurocord-Magnetocord)
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In the early days of production, Harald Reinl was attached to direct but when shooting was advanced, Reinl was still busy with the production of The Return of Dr. Mabuse (1961) and producer Horst Wendlandt offered the job to his friend Alfred Vohrer.See more »
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The Best of the German "Edgar Wallace" Series, 25 August 2008
Author: JohnHowardReid

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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