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Dr. M schlägt zu (1972)

 -  Crime | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  2 April 1974 (Spain)
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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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ESP 7,829,349 (Spain)
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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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Followed by Dr. M (1990) See more »

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Striptease-Blues
(uncredited)
written by Martin Böttcher
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Color me Franco blue
21 December 1999 | by (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

Doctor Mabuse strikes again in this highly-colored movie shot by Jess Franco in the mid-seventies, when he was still comitting marvels. This one has almost everything you can expect from a spanish late night masterpiece : the evil doctor and his mindless Frankenstein-like monster, Monica Swinn as her evil and sexy sidekick, a cameo by a screaming and cigar smoking Franco, some cops dressed like laughable cowboys, a few sexy girls in mini-skirts and the incredible camera angles and locations that has made old Jess famous.

It's about doctor Mabuse's evil plans - plans I couldn't understand because the movie is in spanish - and the endeavours of humanity to stop him, Franco-style. Shot in the most unusual and strange locations of Spain, it is a visual treasure and the funny characters are, as always, very parodic. It may last only about an hour, but it will remain in your hearts and minds for a long long time...


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