A mystery writer named Leyden is intrigued by the tale of notorious criminal Dimitrios Makropolous, whose body was found washed up on the shore in Istanbul. He decides to follow the career of Dimitrios around Europe, to learn more about the man. Along the way, he is joined by mysterious Mr. Peters, who has his own motivation.
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Warner Successor to "Maltese Falcon"
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The pivotal character of Colonel Haki, here played by Kurt Katch, was played by Orson Welles two years earlier in "Journey into Fear". Both films were based on novels by Eric Ambler. See more
Peterson was always too ingenious; and ingenuity is never a substitute for intelligence.
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