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Mannequin in Red (1958)

Mannekäng i rött (original title)
A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is employed as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill the model who... See full summary »

Director:

Arne Mattsson

Writers:

Folke Mellvig, Lars Widding (as Lasse Widding)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anita Björk ... Birgitta Lindell
Lillebil Ibsen ... Thyra Lennberg
Nils Hallberg ... Freddy Sjöström
Gio Petré ... Gabrielle von Hook
Bengt Brunskog ... Johan Robert 'Bobbie' Nordahl
Lena Granhagen ... Sonja Svensson
Lennart Lindberg Lennart Lindberg ... Rickard von Hook
Kotti Chave ... Sune Öhrgren, Police Inspector
Lissi Alandh ... 'Peter' Morell
Kerstin Dunér Kerstin Dunér ... Anette
Torsten Winge ... Lindkvist, Janitor
Anita Lindblom ... Monika, Model at the Fashion House
Eivor Landström ... Lady with Cat
Elsa Prawitz ... Katja Sundin, the Murdered Model
Maritta Marke ... Elsa Magnusson, Lennberg's Housemaid
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Storyline

A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is employed as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill the model who was a blackmailer. The murderer continues to kill people to cover up the tracks. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Sandrews eleganta Hillman-thriller i färg See more »

Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

19 December 1958 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

La maniquí rota See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sandrews See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Soundtracks

Oskar Svensson (Monsieur Williams)
(uncredited)
Music by Léo Ferré
Original French lyrics by Jean-Roger Caussimon
Swedish lyrics by Bo-Ivan Petersson
Vocals by Monica Nielsen (singing voice for Gio Petré)
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Swedish "Blood and Black Lace".
17 April 2010 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

After one of the models vanishes from the fashion house La Femme Kate Hillman starts her investigation along with Captain John Hillman.The chain of ghastly murders begins..."Mannequin in Red" is often cited as the main influence on Mario Bava's legendary giallo "Blood and Black Lace".It's a murder mystery that takes place in a fashion house.The film is gorgeously photographed by Hilding Bladh and offers some suspenseful moments.The killings are tame and completely bloodless and there are some irritating scenes that are supposed to be funny,but I wasn't amused.However if you want to see stylish giallo from Sweden check out "Mannequin in Red" before or after watching Bava's masterful "Blood and Black Lace".7 out of 10.


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