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Dr. Mabuse vs. Scotland Yard (1963)

Scotland Yard jagt Dr. Mabuse (original title)
The spirit of the evil Dr. Mabuse takes over the body of a famous professor. The professor/Dr. Mabuse then begins a new crime wave that terrorizes the city.

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Agnes Windeck ...
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George Cockstone
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Nancy Masterson
Ruth Wilbert ...
Prinzessin Diana
Hans Nielsen ...
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Albrecht Schoenhals ...
Sir Robert General Allingham
Wolfgang Lukschy ...
Ernest Hyliard
Albert Bessler ...
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Anneliese Würtz ...
Rose
Sigurd Lohde ...
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Alfred Braun
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The spirit of the evil Dr. Mabuse takes over the body of a famous professor. The professor/Dr. Mabuse then begins a new crime wave that terrorizes the city.

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Dr Mabuse may just defeat Scotland Yard this time.
5 January 2000 | by (Trying to escape Mabuse) – See all my reviews

The Dr Mabuse series was revived in 1960 by none other than Fritz Lang(1000 Eyes Of Dr Mabuse).A total of six were released from 1960 to 1964.This is the fifth entry.

Dr Mabuse has taken over the mind of a professor.It's confusing as heck but Mabuse is dead.However his spirit keeps bouncing from body to body.Mabuse is plotting his next anarchist move against society.

Using his henchmen he steals an electronic device that can manipulate a person's will.Mabuse can control an army with this device.Testing it out he makes an innocent postman commit murder.A hangman commits suicide.The device is in perfect working order.

Mabuse plots to do no less than overthrow the English government.(He hasn't had much luck previously in Germany which may explain the move to England). Mabuse begins to subvert the will of many key government officials.Even Scotland Yard isn't immune to this fiendish device. Can anybody defeat Dr Mabuse or will England be his?

There is a flaw or two with this movie.You don't have to watch any of the previous movies to enjoy this one.However it would help.The comic relief is the hero's doddering old mother.She fancies herself as a detective.While she does provide some helpful answers you really would like to throttle her.

On the plus side this is a great plot.It moves along at a breakneck pace and is well directed.The photography is top notch.The acting is fine(or as fine as dubbing allows).This is a worthwhile entry in the series.


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