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Der Verlorene (1951)

German scientist murders his fiancée during World War II when he learns that she has been selling the results of his secret research to the enemy.

Director:

Peter Lorre

Writers:

Axel Eggebrecht (screenplay), Peter Lorre (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Peter Lorre ... Dr. Karl Rothe, alias Dr. Karl Neumeister
Karl John ... Hösch, alias Nowak
Helmuth Rudolph Helmuth Rudolph ... Colonel Winkler (as Helmut Rudolph)
Johanna Hofer Johanna Hofer ... Frau Hermann
Renate Mannhardt ... Inge Hermann
Eva Ingeborg Scholz Eva Ingeborg Scholz ... Ursula Weber (as Eva-Ingeborg Scholz)
Lotte Rausch Lotte Rausch ... Woman on Train
Gisela Trowe Gisela Trowe ... Prostitute
Hansi Wendler Hansi Wendler ... Secretary
Kurt Meister Kurt Meister ... Preefke
Alexander Hunzinger Alexander Hunzinger ... Drunk
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German scientist murders his fiancée during World War II when he learns that she has been selling the results of his secret research to the enemy. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

7 September 1951 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lost One See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamburg, Germany See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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A film to dream about it.
6 July 2009 | by marcusfernandesSee all my reviews

DER VERLORENE is one of these films that at first seemed to me very confusing and brought me the sensation "i am not following...".I rated it 8 out of 10 mainly because of the wonderful film-noir atmosphere,the black and white photograph,the very well filmed scenes on the streets of "old" Hamburg and ,above all,the extraordinary last minutes.

Then,time passed and months later ,i still have that strange feeling in my mind ,i have been dreaming with that loneness and absurd madness of the main character-the doctor played by Peter Lorre.So i decided to include DER VERLORENE amongst my personal list of best films ever and change my vote to 10 out of 10.

Sometimes a good work of art takes its necessary time to mature as a good wine!.In my humble opinion that is the case of this film.


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