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FACE OF THE FROG [FROSCH MIT DER MASKE, DER]

Director: Harald Reinl
Screenplay: Trygve Larsen; Joachim Bartsch
Director of Photography: Ernst W. Kalinke
Cast: Siegfried Lowitz; Joachim Fuchsberger; Carl Lange; Eddi Arent; Dieter Eppler; Eva Pflug
Country, Year of production:
DK; D, 1959
Color: black/white
Genre: Thriller; Crime

The "Frog with the Mask" spreads fear and anxiety within the streets of London. The creature is hidden under a wide clergyman's robe, its face covered up and only two enormously frightening, gleaming eyes can be seen. Together with members of his gang the "Frog with the Mask" hunts down innocent victims. Scotland Yard's Superintendent Elk (Siegfried Lowitz) is full of activity, as there are absolutely no traces on the crime scenes - only the wrists of the murdered bear a visible trace: the black "Frog Gang" mark. But - Then there is also Private Detective Richard Gordon (Joachim Fuchsberger) together with his butler (Eddi Arent) who are trailing down the "Frog with the Mask" as well...

FORGER OF LONDON, THE [FAELSCHER VON LONDON, DER]

Director: Harald Reinl
Screenplay: Johannes Kai
Director of Photography: Karl Löb
Cast: Robert Graf; Karin Dor; Siegfried Lowitz; Mady Rahl; Walter Rilla; Hellmut Lange; Eddi Arent; Viktor de Kowa
Country, Year of production:
D, 1961
Color: black/white
Genre: Thriller; Crime

Peter Clifton, heir of a large fortune has chosen to spent honeymoon with his bride on Longford Manor. A decision he is to regret soon, as weird thing happen .When Janet sees her husband in a secret room at a printing press she is convinced he is the famous "Forger of London". He is scared as well, because of the fear of being as insane as his father. Basil, who was in love with Jane too is backing up this theory. After his murder Peter is the main suspect and even is wife believes in his guilt...

GORILLA GANG [GORILLA VON SOHO, DER]

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Screenplay: Alfred Vohrer
Director of Photography: Karl Löb
Cast: Horst Tappert; Uschi Glas; Uwe Friedrichsen; Albert Lieven
Country, Year of production:
D, 1968
Color: Color
Genre: Thriller; Crime

Inspector David Perkins (Horst Tappert) has a mysterious case to solve: A murdered millionaire is discovered in the Thames. A doll is found with the corpse, with the following African words written on it: crime - murder - the monster and "Gorilla". Inspector Perkins risks his own life in order to expose the head of a criminal organization. Who is behind the creepy gorilla's mask?

GREEN ARCHER, THE [GRUENE BOGENSCHUETZE, DER]

Director: Jürgen Roland
Screenplay: Wolfgang Menge; Wolfgang Schnitzler
Director of Photography: Heinz Hölscher
Cast: Gert Fröbe; Karin Dor; Klausjürgen Wussow; Eddi Arent; Harry Wüstenhagen; Wolfgang Völz; Helga Feddersen
Country, Year of production:
D, 1961
Color: black/white
Genre: Thriller; Crime

The American Abel Bellamy (Gert Fröbe), who has a notoriously dark past, moves into "Garre" Castle in the outskirts of London. The rumour is spread, that a green archer does mischief around the premises . Some people actually become victims to mysteriously deadly arrows. Not only is Scotland Yard Inspector FeathersSounde (Klausjürgen Wussow) on that case, also Bellamy's pretty niece Valerie does some investigating on her own. She is searching for her disappeared mother, whom Bellamy states, is dead. In reality he keeps her imprisoned at his castle. Since Bellamy is more and more irritated by the presence of Valerie, he has her kidnapped by one his evil aids. Then FeathersSounde falls in the trap...

HAND OF POWER [IM BANNE DES UNHEIMLICHEN]

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Screenplay: Ladislas Fodor
Director of Photography: Karl Löb
Cast: Pinkas Braun; Joachim Fuchsberger; Wolfgang Kieling; Siw Mattson; Siegfried Rauch
Country, Year of production:
D, 1968
Color: Color
Genre: Thriller; Crime

At the burial celebration for Sir Oliver the ghostly sounds of the deceased laughing comes out of the grave. Peggy - a journalist - reports and investigates this macabre incident. Then unexplained deaths happen in the vicinity of the late Sir Oliver - his brother even believes to be haunted by Sir Oliver's ghost. Yet Inspector Higgins (Joachim Fuchsberger) does not believe in ghosts. Together with the reporter Peggy, he wants to solve the secret of the laughing corpse.

HORROR OF BLACKWOOD CASTLE, THE [HUND VON BLACKWOOD CASTLE, DER]

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Screenplay: Herbert Reinecker
Director of Photography: Karl Löb
Cast: Heinz Drache; Karin Baal; Mady Rahl; Siegfried Schürenberg; Agnes Windeck; Hans Söhnker; Horst Tappert
Country, Year of production:
D, 1967
Color: Color
Genre: Thriller; Crime

Blackwood Castle, a castle situated in a foggy swampland close to London. The master of the house, Captain Wilson, has died here. His daughter Jane arrives in order to receive her inheritance. But there is something fishy going on within the castle. The lawyer of the late Captain behaves suspiciously and Jane is to sign some obscure documents. Other strange acquaintances show up and seem determined to seek something in particular. They all become victims of a giant, blood thirsty hound, which hunts down people at nights. Jane calls Sir John of Scotland Yard for assistance, and he makes an interesting discovery... (first Edgar Wallace film in colour)

HUNCHBACK OF SOHO, THE [BUCKLIGE VON SOHO, DER]

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Screenplay: Herbert Reinecker
Director of Photography: Karl Löb
Cast: Günther Stoll; Pinkas Braun; Eddi Arent; Siegfried Schürenberg; Agnes Windeck
Country, Year of production:
D, 1966
Color: Color
Genre: Thriller; Crime

Wanda Merville travels to London to accept her fathers inheritance. After visiting the lawyer she is being kidnapped to Blackwood castle, a creepy place where she is put in to the girls asylum. The asylum's founder Lady Majorie has no idea of the strange ties between the asylum's matron and the operators of an infamous night club. After a girl is being strangled there by a mysterious hunchback inspector Hopkins unearth the truth. This is especially difficult, since Sir John, head of Scotland Yard, is an old friend of Lady Majorie.

INDIAN SCARF, THE [INDISCHE TUCH, DAS]

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Screenplay: Harald G. Petersson; George Hurdalek
Director of Photography: Karl Löb
Cast: Heinz Drache; Corny Collins; Hans Clarin; Klaus Kinski; Gisela Uhlen; Elisabeth Flickenschildt; Hans Nielsen; Eddi Arent; Siegfried Schürenberg
Country, Year of production:
D, 1963
Color: black/white
Genre: Thriller; Crime

All family members of Lord Lebanon, who was strangled to death by an Indian Scarf, assemble for the opening of his last will. The last will over the fortune of the deceased should bring harmonie and a sense of togetherness to the riviling family members. For that reason the testator decrees that the family members have to jointly spend six days and nights at Marks Priory. One after the others becomes a deadly victim of the Indian Scard and for lawyer Tanner (Heinz Drache), who tries to solve the mystery of the weird scarf killer, times are getting more than rough.

INN ON THE RIVER, THE [GASTHAUS AN DER THEMSE, DAS]

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Screenplay: Trygve Larsen; Harald G. Petersson
Director of Photography: Karl Löb
Cast: Joachim Fuchsberger; Brigitte Grothum; Klaus Kinski; Elisabeth Flickenschildt; Eddi Arent
Country, Year of production:
D, 1962
Color: black/white
Genre: Crime

The deadly "Shark" has struck again! His trademark: he kills his victims with a shark harpoon. Inspector Wade (Joachim Fuchsberger) from Scotland Yard's river-patrol division, is on the case. The first clue leads to a shady harbour inn on the river Thames - The Mekka. The Russian Gubanow (Klaus Kinski) is looking to hire on a ship and apparently he is hiding from the police. Inspector Wade suspects him to be the "Shark" and he is arrested. But when there is another murder, Wade realises he has arrested the wrong man. Gubanow is released, but then he too, is killed by a shark harpoon.

INVISIBLE CLAWS OF DR. MABUSE, THE [UNSICHTBAREN KRALLEN DES DR. MABUSE, DIE]

Director: Harald Reinl
Screenplay: Ladislas Fodor
Director of Photography: Ernst W. Kalinke
Cast: Lex Barker; Karin Dor; Rudolf Fernau; Siegfried Lowitz; Werner Peters; Kurd Pieritz; Wolfgang Preiss
Country, Year of production:
D, 1962
Color: black/white
Genre: Crime; Thriller; Mystery

Lex Barker stars again as FBI agent Joe Como, accompanied this time by Inspector Brahm (Siegfried Lowitz). They are investigating the criminal activities of the supposedly deceased Dr. Mabuse,. The evil genius wants to get his hands on a serum that makes people and objects invisible. As Como has his eyes on an attractive actress, Mabuse hypnotizes her to lure him into a deadly trap. An action-packed crime thriller with remarkable special effects for the time.

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