A hooded serial killer finds a novel way to murder his victims--he lashes them to death with a whip. The police try to track him down before any more murders occur.
17 December 1965 (West Germany)
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Also Known As:
The Sinister Monk
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Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?
The last of Rialto Film's Edgar Wallace
films to be shot in black and white, yet it was one of the most successful films of the series with approximately 3,500,000 viewers during its initial theatrical run and approximately 1,500,000 more during the following years up to 1970. It also was the last film of the series directed by Harald Reinl
(he directed the first one, Face of the Frog
(1959) and the last appearance of his wife Karin Dor
. Both made five Edgar Wallace films, four of which together. See more
When Sir William is killed, he turns around and watches the monk face to face. But in the next moment he can be seen again with his back turned on the monk. See more
Referenced in Lukas: Mann und Maus