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Again the Ringer (1965)

Neues vom Hexer (original title)
Arthur Milton aka Der Hexer (The Magician/Ringer) must return to London after his calling card was left at the scene of a murder he did not commit.

Director:

Alfred Vohrer

Writers:

Edgar Wallace (novel), Herbert Reinecker
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Heinz Drache ... Inspector James W. Wesby
Barbara Rütting ... Margie Fielding
Brigitte Horney ... Lady Aston
Margot Trooger ... Cora Ann Milton
Siegfried Schürenberg Siegfried Schürenberg ... Sir John
Klaus Kinski ... Edwards
Robert Hoffmann ... Archie Moore
Karl John ... Dr. Mills (as Carl John)
Hubert von Meyerinck ... Judge Matthews
Heinz Spitzner Heinz Spitzner ... Bailey
Kurt Waitzmann Kurt Waitzmann ... Lanny
Lia Eibenschütz Lia Eibenschütz ... Lady Curtain
Teddy Naumann Teddy Naumann ... Charles
Gisela Hahn ... Susan Copperfield
Lu Säuberlich Lu Säuberlich ... Gouvernante
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Arthur Milton aka Der Hexer (The Magician/Ringer) must return to London after his calling card was left at the scene of a murder he did not commit.

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murder | krimi | based on novel | See All (3) »

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Crime | Drama

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Trivia

Initially, Horst Wendlandt planned to produce another "Hexer"-Sequel in 1966 as the first color film of his Edgar Wallace-Series (the then working title simply was "Hexer III") and directed by Alfred Vohrer again. However, since this film hasn't had as much success at the box office as Wendlandt hoped for, he decided to skip the project. See more »

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Referenced in Lukas: Mann und Maus (1998) See more »

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The return of the Hexer
13 April 2007 | by unbrokenmetalSee all my reviews

After the success of "Der Hexer", this sequel was shot 9 months later by the same director with mostly the same cast - unfortunately Joachim Fuchsberger did not return. Obviously, the sequel had another problem from the start: the first movie had revealed the secret identity of the "Hexer" in the end, so the possibility for a similar surprise was gone. Nevertheless, a solid story was put on celluloid here which makes it an average contribution to the Edgar Wallace series at least. The basic script idea is that the Hexer ("wizard") returns to England once again because murderers commit crimes under his name, so he wants to punish them and prove his innocence.

A well-known still from the advertising material shows Klaus Kinski (who plays Edwards, the butler) rising like a vampire in a coffin. It stems from a scene that originally was the opening sequence, but cut before the TV broadcast and video tape release. Still Kinski gets a couple of good scenes, watch him playing a harp for example! Brigitte Horney and Barbara Rütting are both giving strong performances as well, even though the most terrifying scene to get you on the edge of your seat is surely when the boy is locked in the tiger cage.


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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

4 June 1965 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Again the Ringer See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Klangfilm-Eurocord-Magnetocord)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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