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Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Thrown out by his girlfriend from her apartment, Axel lives for a while with Norbert, a gay man he met some days before.

Director: Sönke Wortmann
Stars: Til Schweiger, Katja Riemann, Joachim Król
Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Heinz Drache, Sophie Hardy
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Elisabeth Flickenschildt
Scotland Yard (TV Series 1960)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Each episode is based on a true crime case with the names changed.

Stars: Geoffrey Matthews, Brian Vaughan, Ewan MacDuff
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 Supt. Meredith / ... (5 episodes, 1960-1964)
Stanley Morgan ...
 Sgt. Anson / ... (5 episodes, 1960-1962)
Tony Wall ...
 Constable Huntly / ... (5 episodes, 1960-1965)
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 Det. Inspector Verity / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1964)
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 Insp. Jackson / ... (4 episodes, 1962-1964)
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 Det. Supt. Cowley / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1965)
Alfred Burke ...
 Davison / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1963)
Marianne Stone ...
 Alice Preston / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1965)
Peter Thomas ...
 3rd Reporter / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1964)
Victor Platt ...
 Constable Jackson / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1965)
Norma Parnell ...
 Day Nurse / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1963)
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 Liz Teasdale / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Paul Daneman ...
 Frank Griffiths / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
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 Elsa Marlowe / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 Mrs. Reynolds / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1964)
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 Diana Marsh / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
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 Frank Murray / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Anthony Newlands ...
 Leo Hagen / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
Jennifer Daniel ...
 Barbara Blair / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
Derek Francis ...
 Arthur Tilsley / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Philip Locke ...
 David Hughes / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Mark Speller / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
John Glyn-Jones ...
 Dr. Maurice Tarn / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Derrick Sherwin ...
 Alan / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 John Crewe / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
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 Insp. Bolam / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
William Abney ...
 James Tynewood / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1964)
Clifford Earl ...
 Det. Sgt. Wentworth / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
Brian Haines ...
 Felix Carstairs / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Denis Holmes ...
 Fraser / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
John Miller ...
 Lord Clandon / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
André Mikhelson ...
 1st Croupier / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
Anthony Bailey ...
 Charles - the Chauffeur / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Victor Charrington ...
 Barman / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1964)
Paul Whitsun-Jones ...
 Charles Pinder / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1965)
Jack Rodney ...
 Gregory / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1965)
Alec Bregonzi ...
 Cast member / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Donald Edwards / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
Maurice Denham ...
 Sir Harold Crossley / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Harry H. Corbett ...
 Inspector Bruce / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Lee Montague ...
 Larry Hart / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 Carola / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1964)
Jack Watling ...
 Frank Leamington / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1964)
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 Alan Roper / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Dino Steffano / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Det. Supt. Hallett / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Robert Lindley / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
John Van Eyssen ...
 John Maudle / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Johnnie Gordon / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
Mark Eden ...
 Oliver Marchant / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
Dudley Foster ...
 Peter Dexter / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Justine Lord ...
 Ann Longman / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Alec Campbell / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
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 Danny Thorne / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
Delphi Lawrence ...
 Nina Stewart / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 Derek Maitland / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
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 Sammy / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Ralph Longman / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Ben Black / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 Mike Cochrane / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Basil Henson ...
 Derreck Alwyn / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Deighton / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Brian McDermott ...
 Det.Sgt.Stillman / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Tony Garnett ...
 Brennan / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Noel Trevarthen ...
 Blake / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Kevin Stoney ...
 Joe / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
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 Lew Daney / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
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 Detective Sergeant Rigby / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Ellen McIntosh ...
 Jane Meldrum / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Patricia Mort ...
 Elisabeth Gray / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Leslie Sands ...
 Inspector Simons / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Gerald Andersen ...
 Lloyd / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Jerold Wells ...
 Insp. Parkes / ... (2 episodes, 1962)
Russell Waters ...
 Clerk of the Court / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Jacqueline Jones ...
 Marie Labonne / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Ernest Clark ...
 Ashton / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Murray Hayne ...
 Alex Nichols / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Richard Clarke ...
 Charles Wagner / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
John Bryans ...
 Arlett / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Vanda Godsell ...
 Betty Conlon / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
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 John Brodie / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
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 Fox / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Ian Curry ...
 Haldane / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Virginia Wetherell ...
 Brenda / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Trevor Reid ...
 Bank Manager / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Housekeeper / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Leonard Sachs ...
 Spencer / ... (2 episodes, 1962)
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 Dr. Trent / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Baker / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Norman Scace ...
 Dr. Ambrose / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Richard Shaw ...
 Bill Cross / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 1st Reporter / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
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 Floyd / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
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 Chandler / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Keith Smith ...
 Porter / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Gladys Henson ...
 Housekeeper / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
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 Pathologist / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Luanshya Greer ...
 Guest at Party / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Detective / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Michael Robbins ...
 Sergeant Harris / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
John Moore ...
 House Detective / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
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 Norma Brent / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1965)
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 Reilly (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Harry Locke ...
 Amis / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Gordon / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
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 Prison officer (2 episodes, 1962-1964)
William Dysart ...
 1st Skater / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Larry Martyn ...
 Clive Parker / ... (2 episodes, 1961)
Yvonne Buckingham ...
 Jenny / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
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 Det. Sergeant Reeve / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Oliver MacGreevy ...
 Cafe Owner / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Julie Shearing ...
 Flower Girl / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
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 Dr. Wolfson / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Deidre Day ...
 Model agency secretary / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Adrian Oker ...
 Waiter / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Joyce Hemson ...
 1st Woman / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Arch Taylor ...
 1st Removal Man / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
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 'Q' Car Driver / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Fanny Carby ...
 Charwoman / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Howard Pays ...
 Freddie / ... (2 episodes, 1961)
Astor Sklair ...
 Café Proprietor / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Frank Forsyth ...
 Commissionaire / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1965)
Odette Nash ...
 Guest at Party / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
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 Bryce / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
David Browning ...
 Casey / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
Charlie Bird ...
 Barman Penguin Club / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1965)
Guy Standeven ...
 Counterhand / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
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3 June 2009 | by (Essex, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It was never a show! or a TV series! it was a cinema film series which was then sold to America as a TV series, and now everybody (for some reason) lists it as a TV series rather than a series of films!! But it was first released to British cinemas by Anglo-Amalgamated as second features between 1962-7, sometimes as a companion to the 'Carry-on' films. Most of the films are very enjoyable, as well as seeing actors like Steptoe & Son's Harry H. Corbett doing something totally different!, in his doing a straight role as a police inspector rather than his usual comedy or seeing Londoner Sir Michael Caine in 'Solo For Sparrow' (1962), with an Irish accent!! What else is new? These were over 30 features made for the 'Edgar Wallace' film series but then (for American TV) it was filled up to 50, so how many are true Edgar Wallace??? Writers like Richard Harris and Roger Marshall have said that none of the films were based on Edgar Wallace stories, but were all original in the same way as the colour series of 'The Saint' with Roger Moore that wasn't based on any Leslie Charteris' stories. It's also good to watch to see future stars at the start of their careers in small roles e.g. Wanda Ventham as a waitress in 'Solo For Sparrow' (1962), future 'Eastenders' and 'Carry On' star Barbara Windsor, as well as Kenneth Cope from 'Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)' and Barbara Shelly in 'Deathtrap' (1962) with Kenneth Cope again in 'Change Partners' (1965). Great to watch.


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