Edgar-Wallace Films from 1959 to 1972

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1. Face of the Frog (1959)

89 min | Crime, Thriller

Both Scotland Yard and an amateur American sleuth are tracking a master criminal known as The Frog. This moniker refers to the bulging-eyed mask worn by the evildoer, and is reflected by ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Elfie von Kalckreuth, Jochen Brockmann, Carl Lange

Votes: 812

2. The Red Circle (1960)

92 min | Thriller, Crime

A strange, red circle appears on the neck of a man saved from the guillotine. What is its mysterious meaning? Tragically, it turns out to be something of a family curse, as each generation ... See full summary »

Director: Jürgen Roland | Stars: Renate Ewert, Klausjürgen Wussow, Karl-Georg Saebisch, Thomas Alder

Votes: 350

3. The Avenger (1960)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

A maniac is loose in London, decapitating his victims and sending the heads to Scotland Yard.

Director: Karl Anton | Stars: Heinz Drache, Ingrid van Bergen, Benno Sterzenbach, Ina Duscha

Votes: 274

4. The Terrible People (1960)

92 min | Crime, Horror, Drama

A creepy German-made Wallace thriller about the ghost of a hanged man who returns to fulfill his promise. All of his accusers must die.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Dor, Fritz Rasp, Dieter Eppler

Votes: 392

5. Der grüne Bogenschütze (1961)

95 min | Crime, Drama

An English businessman comes home to London, only to find visitors to his home being killed by arrows from "the Green Archer."

Director: Jürgen Roland | Stars: Klausjürgen Wussow, Karin Dor, Eddi Arent, Harry Wüstenhagen

Votes: 592

6. Dead Eyes of London (1961)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

Wealthy, heavily insured men are being murdered at an alarming rate. Scotland Yard investigates and finds clues that lead to a ring of blind men, led by a mysterious "reverend."

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Baal, Dieter Borsche, Wolfgang Lukschy

Votes: 847

7. The Devil's Daffodil (1961)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the "Daffodil Killer". The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils.

Director: Ákos Ráthonyi | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, William Lucas, Sabine Sesselmann, Penelope Horner

Votes: 391

8. The Forger of London (1961)

93 min | Crime, Drama

A ring of counterfeiters is flooding the country with phony money, and suspicion falls upon a wealthy playboy who may--or may not--have amnesia.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Karin Dor, Hellmut Lange, Siegfried Lowitz, Mady Rahl

Votes: 360

9. Die seltsame Gräfin (1961)

95 min | Adventure, Crime

A girl is almost murdered, but no explainable motive can be found until a 20 year old murder is uncovered and linked to the case.

Directors: Josef von Báky, Jürgen Roland, Ottokar Runze | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Lil Dagover, Marianne Hoppe

Votes: 428

10. Secret of the Red Orchid (1962)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Rival gangsters from Chicago move to London and attempt to extort money from rich Britons.

Director: Helmuth Ashley | Stars: Christopher Lee, Adrian Hoven, Marisa Mell, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 429

11. Front à la Scotland Yard (1962)

96 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

A woman arrives at a lonely mansion and finds herself mixed up with a lunatic who has built his own torture chamber, which is already crowded with victims - and he plans to make her his next one.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Sabine Sesselmann, Eddi Arent, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 450

12. The Inn on the River (1962)

92 min | Crime, Drama

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, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 743

13. Der Fluch der gelben Schlange (1963)

98 min | Thriller

A Chinese cult bent on taking over the world uses an idol called The Golden Reptile that they believe can give them the power to achieve their goal.

Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Pinkas Braun, Doris Kirchner

Votes: 173

14. Der Zinker (1963)

Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

Scotland Yard investigates a series of murders where the victims have died by snake venom poisoning.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Barbara Rütting, Günter Pfitzmann, Jan Hendriks

Votes: 611

15. The Black Abbot (1963)

95 min | Crime, Thriller

Several employees on a nobleman's estate show up at a former abbey, reputed to be haunted, to search for a hidden treasure. Howver, a mysterious hooded figure begins killing off those who may have figured out where the treasure is hidden.

Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Grit Boettcher, Dieter Borsche, Charles Regnier

Votes: 607

16. The Indian Scarf (1963)

93 min | Drama, Crime

When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Corny Collins, Klaus Kinski, Gisela Uhlen

Votes: 763

17. Sanders (1963)

83 min | Adventure

A British colonial policeman in Africa investigates a murder in a hospital up river.

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Richard Todd, Marianne Koch, Albert Lieven, Walter Rilla

Votes: 261

18. Room 13 (1964)

82 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

A serial-killer is murdering the ladies of a night club. Detective Gray is seeking for the killer but can only find a lot of gangsters. And the killer is about to act again...

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Dor, Richard Häussler, Walter Rilla

Votes: 288

19. Die Gruft mit dem Rätselschloß (1964)

90 min | Crime, Drama

Mobsters conspire to loot another criminal's treasure secured in an enormous booby-trapped vault.

Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb | Stars: Harald Leipnitz, Judith Dornys, Rudolf Forster, Werner Peters

Votes: 241

20. The Mysterious Magician (1964)

95 min | Crime, Mystery

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, Siegfried Lowitz

Votes: 1,022

21. Das Verrätertor (1964)

80 min | Crime, Drama

A businessman organises a caper to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Albert Lieven, Gary Raymond, Margot Trooger, Catherine Schell

Votes: 240

22. Coast of Skeletons (1965)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

Harry Sanders returns to England after losing his job as a police inspector in West Africa. However, he soon returns to the continent to investigate the offshore diamond operation of a shady American tycoon.

Director: Robert Lynn | Stars: Richard Todd, Dale Robertson, Heinz Drache, Marianne Koch

Votes: 184

23. Again the Ringer (1965)

95 min | Crime, Drama

Arthur Milton aka Der Hexer (The Magician/Ringer) must return to London after his calling card was left at the scene of a murder he did not commit.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Barbara Rütting, Brigitte Horney, Margot Trooger

Votes: 508

24. The Sinister Monk (1965)

87 min | Mystery, Thriller

A hooded serial killer finds a novel way to murder his victims--he lashes them to death with a whip. The police try to track him down before any more murders occur.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Karin Dor, Harald Leipnitz, Siegfried Lowitz, Siegfried Schürenberg

Votes: 418

25. Psycho-Circus (1966)

Not Rated | 91 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder.

Directors: Werner Jacobs, John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Christopher Lee, Leo Genn, Anthony Newlands, Heinz Drache

Votes: 1,012

26. The Hunchback of Soho (1966)

89 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

A woman is kidnapped and her identity is stolen by criminals attempting to collect her inheritance.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Günther Stoll, Pinkas Braun, Monika Peitsch, Siegfried Schürenberg

Votes: 264

27. The Trygon Factor (1966)

M | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Scotland Yard Superintendent Cooper-Smith investigates the suspicious looking Emberday estate where the Emberday family and an order of nuns reside.

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Stewart Granger, Susan Hampshire, Cathleen Nesbitt, James Culliford

Votes: 283

28. Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)

GP | 74 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

Scotland Yard is after a homicidal maniac called The Blue Hand, which is what he uses to kill his victims.

Directors: Alfred Vohrer, Samuel M. Sherman | Stars: Harald Leipnitz, Klaus Kinski, Carl Lange, Ilse Steppat

Votes: 564

29. The College Girl Murders (1967)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Police try to track down a hooded serial killer who murders his victims with a combination of acid and poison gas.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Uschi Glas, Grit Boettcher, Konrad Georg

Votes: 549

30. The Monster of Blackwood Castle (1968)

PG | 92 min | Horror, Crime

Scotland Yard must discover why people are being murdered by a monstrous dog at Blackwood Castle.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Karin Baal, Horst Tappert, Siegfried Schürenberg

Votes: 374

31. The Zombie Walks (1968)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

A serial killer who calls himself "The Laughing Corpse" dresses up in a skeleton costume and kills his victims with a poison-filled scorpion-shaped ring.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Siw Mattson, Wolfgang Kieling, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 320

32. Gorilla Gang (1968)

R | 96 min | Crime, Horror, Action

Scotland Yard goes after a gang that drowns its victims for their insurance money.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Horst Tappert, Uschi Glas, Uwe Friedrichsen, Hubert von Meyerinck

Votes: 269

33. Der Mann mit dem Glasauge (1969)

PG | 87 min | Crime, Drama

A pool-hall is used as the front for a white slavery ring.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Horst Tappert, Karin Hübner, Hubert von Meyerinck, Stefan Behrens

Votes: 226

34. Double Face (1969)

Not Rated | 88 min | Thriller

A millionaire is unwittingly led into murder by his lesbian wife.

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Christiane Krüger, Günther Stoll, Annabella Incontrera

Votes: 507

35. The Devil Came from Akasava (1971)

84 min | Adventure, Thriller

A mineral is discovered which can turn metal to gold or humans into zombies. When the mineral is stolen, secret agents are sent in to get the mineral back!

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Fred Williams, Soledad Miranda, Horst Tappert, Ewa Strömberg

Votes: 529



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