When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle before they will be able to inherit anything. At the castle (which is cut off from the outside world), the relatives soon begin to be killed off one by one, each strangled with an Indian scarf. The estate's executor, a lawyer, sets out to find the killer before everyone--including himself--is murdered.
Did You Know?
In the first draft of the screenplay by George Hurdalek
, Frank Tanner (then played by Heinz Drache
) was ill during the whole film and being cared about by Isla Harris and Bonwit. This was found to be too complicated to suit the main character of a crime story who has to investigate a murder. When Harald G. Petersson
rewrote the script, the idea was scrapped. See more
During the Positive Film presentation, Mr. Tanner, the Lawyer, puts on his glasses twice within a few seconds. See more
Nocturne op.9 no.2 in E flat Major
composed by Frédéric Chopin See more
13 September 1963 (West Germany)
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Also Known As:
The Indian Scarf
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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