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Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler [Restored Authorized Edition] [2 Discs] [DVD] [1922]

SKU:15081064
Release Date:07/18/2006
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    Overview

    Special Features


    • "The Story Behind Dr. Mabuse" (52 min., in German w/ English subtitles)
    • Fritz Lang biography/filmography
    • Stills gallery
    • Film notes

    Synopsis


    Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler
    Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler is the eight-reel version of Fritz Lang's twenty reeler, two-part silent thriller, Dr. Mabuse. Mabuse (Rudolph Klein-Rogge) a sinister mesmerist/psychiatrist, toys with the weaknesses of the rich and influential. He worms his way into the confidence of wealthy men, plays cards with them, hypnotizes them into cheating at their businesses, then puts them in a position to be blackmailed so that he can corner the stock market. A devilishly ingenious plan-but Mabuse is up against the plodding, methodical police detective Wrenk, whose subconscious is not so easily swayed...at least, not at first. In 1932, Lang directed a talkie sequel to Dr. Mabuse the Gambler, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


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      Rudolf Klein-Rogge - Dr. Mabuse
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      Aud Egede Nissen - Cara Carozza
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      Gertrude Welcker - Graefin Told
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      Alfred Abel - Graf Told
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      Bernhard Goetzke - Von Wrenk




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