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Secret of the Red Orchid (1962)

Das Rätsel der roten Orchidee (original title)
Rival gangsters from Chicago move to London and attempt to extort money from rich Britons.

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Mrs. Moore
Hans Paetsch ...
Lord Arlington
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Steve
Eddi Arent ...
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Rival gangsters from Chicago move to London and attempt to extort money from rich Britons.

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1 March 1962 (West Germany)  »

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Christopher Lee's voice was dubbed by another actor for the English language version, but he is heard in the original German version. His German is pretty good. See more »

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

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19 November 1999 | by (wishing I was elsewhere) – See all my reviews

Another film in the series based on novels by Edgar & Bryan Wallace.It seems that 2 rival Chicago gangs have come to London.They are extorting money from wealthy men.Pay up or die.

Christopher Lee plays a FBI agent sent to London to investigate the gangs.A supposedly dead gang leader is rumored to be alive and running his business.

I knew this movie was in trouble within the first 4 minutes. The great voice of Christopher Lee was horribly dubbed.The dubbing will set your teeth on edge.

The movie is dull and you can have the answers figured out within the first 30 minutes.

This gets a 2 only because Lee is in it.This orchid is wilted.


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