The story was an obvious forerunner to A Stolen Life with Bette Davis with Luise Ullrich playing a double role of two twins Read More »
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A group of German infantrymen of the First World War live out their lives in the trenches of France. Read More »
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse / Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse (1933) Fritz Lang, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Otto Wernicke, Gustav Diessl, Crime
After a detective is assaulted by thugs and placed in an asylum run by Professor Baum (Oscar Beregi), he observes the professor’s preoccupation with another patient, the criminal genius Dr. Mabuse the hypnotist (Rudolf Klein-Rogge). When Mabuse’s notes are found to be connected with a rash of recent crimes, Commissioner Lohmann (Otto Wernicke) must determine how Mabuse is communicating with the criminals, despite conflicting reports on the doctor’s whereabouts, and capture him for good.
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