|The Secret of Dr. Mabuse|
|Directed by||Hugo Fregonese|
|Produced by||Artur Brauner|
|Screenplay by||Ladislas Fodor|
|Edited by||Alfred Srp|
The Secret of Dr. Mabuse or The Death Ray of Dr. Mabuse (German:Die Todesstrahlen des Dr. Mabuse) is a 1964 Franco-German-Italian international co-production science fiction Eurospy crime film directed by Hugo Fregonese and Victor De Santis and starring Peter van Eyck, O.E. Hasse and Yvonne Furneaux. It was a co-production between France, Italy and West Germany. The film was the last in a series of films which had revived the Weimar era character Doctor Mabuse.
The film's sets were designed by the art directors Ernst H. Albrecht and Wilhelm Vorwerg. It was shot at the Spandau Studios in Berlin.
British Secret Service agent Major Anders investigates Professor Larsen who has invented a death ray on his island. Included among the parties trying to obtain it is the arch criminal Dr. Mabuse. Anders leads an army of frogmen to stop Larsen and Mabuse.
The Secret of Dr. Mabuse was released in West Germany on 18 September 1964.
Wolfgang Preiss was a German theatre, film and television actor.
The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse is a 1960 black-and-white crime thriller film directed by Fritz Lang in his final film before his death. A West German/French/Italian international co-production, it starred Peter van Eyck, Dawn Addams and Gert Fröbe. The film made use of the character Dr. Mabuse, who had appeared in earlier films by Lang in 1922 and 1933. The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse spawned a film series of German Mabuse films that were released over the following years to compete with Rialto Film's Krimi films.
Peter van Eyck was a German-born film actor. He was perhaps best known for his roles in the 1960s features The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Shalako and The Bridge at Remagen.
Yvonne Furneaux is a French film actress.
Otto Eduard Hasse was a German film actor and director.
Scotland Yard Hunts Dr. Mabuse or Scotland Yard vs. Dr Mabuse is a 1963 German crime film directed by Paul May and starring Peter van Eyck. Scotland Yard vs. Dr. Mabuse was distributed in West Germany by Gloria Film, premiering on 20 September 1963. The film was based on a story written by Bryan Edgar Wallace It was shot at the Spandau Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Albrecht Hennings and Hans Kuhnert
Karl Friedrich Anton Hermann 'Charles' Regnier was a German actor, director and translator. He appeared in more than 135 films between 1949 and 2000. In the 1950s and the 1960s, he was one of the busiest German theatre and film actors.
Paul May was a German film director and editor. He directed 40 films between 1935 and 1972.
Norbert Jacques was a Luxembourgish novelist, journalist, screenwriter, and translator who wrote in German. He was born in Luxembourg-Eich, Luxembourg and died in Koblenz, West Germany. He created the character Dr. Mabuse, who was a feature of some of his novels. Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler, the first novel to feature Mabuse, was one of the bestsellers of its time; it sold over 500,000 copies in Germany. Today, Jacques is known best for Dr. Mabuse. In 1922, he received German citizenship.
Walter Rilla was a German film actor of Jewish descent. He appeared in more than 130 films between 1922 and 1977. He was born in Neunkirchen, Germany and died in Rosenheim, Germany.
Walter Wischniewsky was a German film editor who worked on over a hundred productions during his career. Wischniewsky also sometimes worked as an assistant director. Wischniewsky began his career during the Nazi era, but most productions he worked on were post-Second World War. He edited several rubble films, including The Berliner (1948). During the 1950s and 1960s he became one of the mainstays of German commercial cinema, working on the long-running Edgar Wallace and Karl May series. Wischniewsky edited Fritz Lang's Indian-shot The Indian Tomb and The Tiger of Eschnapur.
The Life and Loves of Tschaikovsky or It Was a Lovely Night at the Ball is a 1939 German historical drama film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Zarah Leander, Aribert Wäscher and Hans Stüwe. The film portrays the fictional relationship between the Russian composer Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowsky and an aristocratic woman who, unhappily married, falls in love with him and decides to secretly support his work financially. It premiered on 13 August 1939 at the Venice Film Festival.
Robert Koch is a 1939 Nazi propaganda film directed by Hans Steinhoff and starring Emil Jannings, Werner Krauss and Viktoria von Ballasko. The film was a biopic of the German pioneering microbiologist Robert Koch (1843-1910). The film was made by the Terra Film company, and was also distributed in the United States by the largest German studio UFA.
Doctor Crippen or Doctor Crippen on Board is a 1942 German crime film directed by Erich Engels and starring Rudolf Fernau, René Deltgen, and Anja Elkoff.
The Black Chapel is a 1959 political thriller film directed by Ralph Habib and starring Dawn Addams, Peter van Eyck and Ernst Schröder. It is based on the novel Die schwarze Kapelle by Olav Herfeldt. It is a co-production between West Germany, Italy and France.
Bryan Edgar Wallace (1904–1971) was a British writer. The son of the writer Edgar Wallace, Bryan was also a writer of crime and mystery novels which were very similar in style to those of his father. Some of his better known novels are Death Packs a Suitcase, Strangler of Blackmoor Castle, Murder is Not Enough, The Device, The Man Who Would Not Swim, Murder in Touraine, The White Carpet, The Phantom of Soho and The World is at Stake, among others. During the 1930s, he worked as a screenwriter in the British film industry, mostly co-writing scripts with other writers.
The Orplid Mystery or Epilogue is a 1950 West German thriller film directed by Helmut Käutner and starring Horst Caspar, Bettina Moissi, and O.E. Hasse. The film did not perform well at the box office on its release.
The Glass Tower is a 1957 West German drama film directed by Harald Braun and starring Lilli Palmer, O.E. Hasse and Peter van Eyck. It was made by Bavaria Film at their studios in Munich. The film's sets were designed by the art director Walter Haag. Palmer plays the role of an adulterous socialite.
My Husband's Getting Married Today is a 1956 West German comedy film directed by Kurt Hoffmann and starring Liselotte Pulver, Johannes Heesters and Paul Hubschmid.
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse is a 1962 German film directed by Werner Klingler. It was the fourth part of the Dr. Mabuse series from the 1960s and was a remake of the 1933 Fritz Lang film The Testament of Dr. Mabuse.