5.4/10
272
3 user 5 critic

Die Tote aus der Themse (1971)

| Thriller | 1971 (Italy)
An Australian woman arrives in London to search for her sister who she finds is involved with a heroin smuggling gang. The gang itself is under attack from an unknown rival, who is methodically assassinating them with a shot to the head.

Director:

Harald Philipp
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A hooded serial killer finds a novel way to murder his victims--he lashes them to death with a whip. The police try to track him down before any more murders occur.

Director: Harald Reinl
Stars: Karin Dor, Harald Leipnitz, Siegfried Lowitz
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Several employees on a nobleman's estate show up at a former abbey, reputed to be haunted, to search for a hidden treasure. Howver, a mysterious hooded figure begins killing off those who may have figured out where the treasure is hidden.

Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb
Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Grit Boettcher, Dieter Borsche
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Police try to track down a hooded serial killer who murders his victims with a combination of acid and poison gas.

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Uschi Glas, Grit Boettcher
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A ring of counterfeiters is flooding the country with phony money, and suspicion falls upon a wealthy playboy who may--or may not--have amnesia.

Director: Harald Reinl
Stars: Karin Dor, Hellmut Lange, Siegfried Lowitz
Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A girl is almost murdered, but no explainable motive can be found until a 20 year old murder is uncovered and linked to the case.

Directors: Josef von Báky, Jürgen Roland, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Lil Dagover
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Stars: Heinz Drache, Corny Collins, Klaus Kinski
Crime | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A woman is kidnapped and her identity is stolen by criminals attempting to collect her inheritance.

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Stars: Günther Stoll, Pinkas Braun, Monika Peitsch
Gorilla Gang (1968)
Crime | Horror | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Scotland Yard goes after a gang that drowns its victims for their insurance money.

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Stars: Horst Tappert, Uschi Glas, Uwe Friedrichsen
Horror | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Scotland Yard must discover why people are being murdered by a monstrous dog at Blackwood Castle.

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Stars: Heinz Drache, Karin Baal, Horst Tappert
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Elisabeth Flickenschildt
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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
Stars: Heinz Drache, Barbara Rütting, Brigitte Horney
Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Heinz Drache, Sophie Hardy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Uschi Glas ... Danny Fergusson
Hansjörg Felmy ... Inspector Craig
Werner Peters ... William Baxter
Harry Riebauer Harry Riebauer ... Milton S. Farnborough
Vadim Glowna Vadim Glowna ... David Armstrong
Siegfried Schürenberg Siegfried Schürenberg ... Sir John
Günther Stoll Günther Stoll ... Doctor Ellis
Petra Schürmann ... Susan
Friedrich Schoenfelder Friedrich Schoenfelder ... Anthony Wyman
Lyvia Bauer Lyvia Bauer ... Myrna Fergusson
Peter Neusser Peter Neusser ... Sergeant Simpson
Friedrich G. Beckhaus ... Bordellbesitzer
Michael Miller Michael Miller ... Jim Donovan
Gerd Frickhöffer Gerd Frickhöffer ... Pennymaker (as Gerhard Frickhöffer)
Ingrid Steeger ... Kitty
Edit

Storyline

(1971) Hansjorg Felmy, Uschi Glas, Werner Peters, Gunther Stoll. A determined Scotland Yard inspector travels all over London gathering the evidence needed to put a big drug-smuggling gang into the slammer. There are more than enough dead bodies to provide clues, as the gang is unusually ruthless. Good color print. Scope, 35mm. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

1971 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Angels of Terror See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

DEM 800,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Uschi Glas arrives outside of the "Hotel Palace", one can see "Internationales Design Zentrum" in the background. At the time of filming, both were existing locations not in London, but in Berlin, Budapester Strasse. The IDZ has moved since then, but the "Hotel Palace" is still there. See more »

Connections

References Ryan's Daughter (1970) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Dead and vanished
8 June 2008 | by unbrokenmetalSee all my reviews

Myrna tells the police where they can arrest a few heroin dealers. Talking too much was a bad mistake, of course - she is shot shortly afterwards by the gangsters. But then her corpse disappears and the case becomes more and more strange. Myrna's sister arrives in London and asks the police for protection, but the gangsters are always one step ahead. Hansjörg Felmy, Uschi Glas and Werner Peters are starring in this picture which also has beauties like young Ingrid Steeger and Brigitte Skay to show some skin. Vadim Glowna plays a photographer who thinks he's just found the best story of his life. Solid crime flick which you'll enjoy if you enjoyed the others, its virtue is that the story isn't too predictable. This was the last movie of the Edgar Wallace series by a German director (Harald Philipp); 2 more movies were shot by Italians („What Have They Done to Solange?" and „Seven Blood-Stained Orchids"), clearly adding stylistic means of the so-called Giallo, before one of the most successful cinema brand names of the 1960s was laid to rest in 1972.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Check Out What's Playing on IMDb Freedive

See what movies and TV series you can watch for free today, and visit IMDb Freedive for even more. Select any poster below to play the movie!

Find more things to watch

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed