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The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gert Fröbe, Peter van Eyck, Dawn Addams, Wolfgang Preiss, Werner Peters

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THE 1000 EYES OF DR. MABUSE is a movie cowritten and directed by Fritz Lang in 1960.
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Scientists and economists are murdered in Europe. All the victims had stayed at the Luxor Hotel in Berlin before being killed. Kommissar Gert Fröbe is charged with the investigation and is helped by the clairvoyant Cornelius. Could it be that Dr. Mabuse, a genius in crime who died 20 years before, is still alive? In any case, someone has placed cameras in each room of the Luxor hotel and is attentively spying upon the hotel's guests.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   50% Kind of mystery?    -   police procedural

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   German

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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