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The Terror of Doctor Mabuse (1962)

Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse (original title)
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(1962 aka TERROR OF THE MAD DOCTOR) Gerte Frobe, Wolfgang Preiss, Senta Berger. A well done remake of Lang's 1933 classic. The head of an asylum is controlled by the spirit of the dead, ... See full summary »

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Jonny Briggs
Charles Regnier ...
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Harald Juhnke ...
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Flocke
Anneli Sauli ...
Wackel-Heidi (as Ann Savo)
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Gulliver
Albert Bessler ...
Paragraphen-Joe
Arthur Schilsky ...
Halseisen-Toni
Claus Tinney ...
Jack, der Fingerbrecher
Alain Dijon ...
Augapfel-Rolf
Alon D'Armand ...
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Rolf Eden ...
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(1962 aka TERROR OF THE MAD DOCTOR) Gerte Frobe, Wolfgang Preiss, Senta Berger. A well done remake of Lang's 1933 classic. The head of an asylum is controlled by the spirit of the dead, evil genius, Dr. Mabuse who had hypnotized him. Upgraded 4-95. Written by Anonymous

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Unternehmen Stadtbank!
21 May 2007 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie is so silly, you've got to love it. The way the actors keep a straight face to the nonsense their up to is absolutely delightful.

There are countless great scenes to witness. My favorite one: When Inspector Lohmann studies Mabuses "secret" plans he's informed that a bank has been robbed. Immediately he pulls out the master-plan out of a heap of shabby looking pages. The "plan" is shown briefly. Do yourself a favor and push the stop-button there. You'll see some badly drawn figures, a few stars and the words "unternehmen stadbank" (operation city-bank?). That's the plan of a mastermind of crime! Watch the scene when informer "Locke" is chased by his gang. It's a very bad copy of the chase-scene in the beginning of the original version. It's good proof how good Fritz Lang actually was.


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