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The Hunchback of Soho (1966)

Der Bucklige von Soho (original title)
A woman is kidnapped and her identity is stolen by criminals attempting to collect her inheritance.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Günther Stoll ...
Inspektor Hopkins
Pinkas Braun ...
Alan Davis
Monika Peitsch ...
Wanda Merville
Siegfried Schürenberg ...
Agnes Windeck ...
Lady Marjorie Perkins
Gisela Uhlen ...
Mrs. Tyndal
Hubert von Meyerinck ...
General Edward Perkins
Uta Levka ...
Gladys Gardner
Suzanne Roquette ...
Laura
Joachim Teege ...
Rechtsanwalt Harold Stone
Hilde Sessak ...
Oberin
Susanne Hsiao ...
Viola
Kurt Waitzmann ...
Sergeant
Ilse Pagé ...
Jane
Albert Bessler ...
Butler Anthony
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A woman is kidnapped and her identity is stolen by criminals attempting to collect her inheritance.

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6 September 1966 (West Germany)  »

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Den pukkelryggede fra Soho  »

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(Klangfilm Eurocord-Magnetocord)

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1.66 : 1
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The first film of Rialto's Edgar Wallace-Series to be shot in color. See more »

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Edited into Ich heirate eine Familie... (1983) See more »

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Edgar Wallace series running out of steam
31 March 1999 | by (Canterbury, England) – See all my reviews

By 1966 the German series of Edgar Wallace films was running out of steam. There were preciously few new ideas ("make it in colour" isn't enough), so we have the usual good vs. evil battle, with some damsels in distress thrown in for good measure. An unusual twist, for the followers of the series, is that some of the regular comic-relief actors (Arent, Windeck, v. Meyerinck) are this time on the sinister side of things. This didn't work very well though - they make thoroughly unconvincing villains.


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