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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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(Eastmancolor)

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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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References Cast a Giant Shadow (1966) See more »

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'The Hunchback of Soho' is a kitch blast from start to finish!
23 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

To be honest these Edgar Wallace Krimi's can vacillate between grand amusement and leaden tedium;fortuitously this particularly zesty offering is directed by the highly skillful Alfred Vohrer who, as always, keeps the pace at delirious speeds. Plot is standard Wallace fare: a bizarre individual is killing young women and a considerable inheritance is involved. But the real kicker here is the truly astonishing and uber funky burlesque score by Peter Thomas. (I do think an appraisal of his work for film TV is well overdue) 'The Hunchback of Soho' is a kitsch blast from start to finish, and it might be my new fave Krimi! Alfred Vohrer I salute you!


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