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Front à la Scotland Yard (1962)
"Die Tür mit den 7 Schlössern" (original title)

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A woman arrives at a lonely mansion and finds herself mixed up with a lunatic who has built his own torture chamber, which is already crowded with victims - and he plans to make her his next one.

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Complete credited cast:
Heinz Drache ...
Sabine Sesselmann ...
Sybil Lansdown (as Sabina Sesselmann)
Eddi Arent ...
Kriminalassistent Holms
Pinkas Braun ...
Dr. Antonio Staletti
Hans Nielsen ...
Mr. Haveloc
Gisela Uhlen ...
Emely Cody, geb. Cawler
Werner Peters ...
Bertram Cody
Jan Hendriks ...
Tom Cawler
Ady Berber ...
Peter Cawler / Giacco
Siegfried Schürenberg ...
Friedrich Joloff ...
Hausmeister Burt
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A woman arrives at a lonely mansion and finds herself mixed up with a lunatic who has built his own torture chamber, which is already crowded with victims - and he plans to make her his next one.

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6 February 1963 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Door with 7 Locks  »

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In the first draft of the screenplay by Johannes Kai, Selford Manor burns to the ground in the end. Producer Horst Wendlandt demanded that part to be re-written because he was afraid of too many costs. See more »

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

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Interesting and colorful mystery

Two murder victims have turned up in London; one was found floating in the Thames, the other suffers what appears to be a heart attack at a soda stand. Both have one thing in common: they each had a mysterious key attached to a gold chain. Scotland Yard Inspector Richard Martin (Drache) investigates (with his veddy-British comic relief partner Holms), and discovers there are seven keys in all. But where is this door with seven locks? And what does a young heir coming to town for his 21st birthday have to do with it? The mystery involves a mad scientist conducting genetic experiments in the basement of a spooky old castle. This German-made black-and-white "krimi" based upon an Edgar Wallace story is fast-paced and fun.


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