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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Did You Know?
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
[Repeated with small variations throughout the story
How little kindness there is in the world today!
Referenced in The Man with Bogart's Face
from "Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48"
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played by the chamber orchestra during the party See more