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Dr. M schlägt zu (1972)

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(as Jess Frank)

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(story) (as Art Bern), (German dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fred Williams ...
Inspector Thomas
Jack Taylor ...
Farkas / Mabuse
Ewa Strömberg ...
Jenny Hering (as Ewa Stroemberg)
Roberto Camardiel ...
Carlos (Drunk Angler)
Siegfried Lowitz ...
Moisés Augusto Rocha ...
Andros (as Rocha)
Gustavo Re ...
Melou
Eva Garden ...
Wanda Orloff (as Ava Garden)
Ángel Menéndez ...
Prof. Parkinson (as Angel Melendez)
Friedrich Joloff ...
Hermann
Beni Cardoso ...
Leslie
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Crosby / Drunk Man in Nightclub
Andrea Montchal ...
John Paganini (as Andrés Monales)
Guillermo Méndez ...
2nd CIA-Agent
Linda Hastreiter ...
Andro's First Victim
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2 April 1974 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Der Mann, der sich Mabuse nannte  »

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1.66 : 1
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Though mainly a German Production, the film was never released theatrically or on Video / DVD in Germany but was aired on Television a few times in the 90s. See more »

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Striptease-Blues
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written by Martin Böttcher
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Psychedelic trash at its best!
4 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Another masterpiece by one of the ultimate godfathers of campy Euro sleaze - Jess Franco! This more indirect installment to producer Arthur Brauner´s "Dr. Mabuse"-series is silly, cheap, but also damn entertaining if you like hilarious trash movies! Especially the great 1970s flair blew my mind: 1970s style as far as the eye can see, plus a stunning psychedelic score complete this funny trashfest! The actors: Moisés Augusto Rocha as monster is the best second-class Boris Karloff-double I´ve ever seen. Franco´s all time favorite actor Jack Taylor is quite good as villain, however his sly helper Eva Garden steals the show whenever she´s on the screen! The director himself is wonderful campy with his role as police chief and German actor Wolfgang Kieling fills some gaps with an amusing performance in playing a drunk angler. Don´t expect intelligent dialogues or a demanding plot, because this is a perfect symbiosis of trash and fun! Just switch off your brain for 70 minutes, lay back and enjoy!


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