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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Thrilling successor to "The Maltese Falcon"
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At the end of the film Mr. Peters is arrested and indicates that he will be serving a long prison term for killing Dimitrios. However, under French law he would not have gone to prison since he killed him in self-defense and to also save Professor Leyden. See more
[after they inquire about Dimitrios in the nightclub
[after they begin to rise
Sit down! Do you think I want a scene in here?
If you can explain how I can leave without standing up, I'd be grateful.
Foreword: For money, some men will allow the innocent to hang. They will turn traitor....they will lie, cheat, steal...they will kill. They appear brilliant, charming, generous! But they are deadly. Such a man was Dimitrios. See more
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from "Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48"
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played by the chamber orchestra during the party See more