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M (1931 film)

M (M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder — "M - A city looks for a murderer") is a 1931 German drama-thriller film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Peter Lorre. [1]

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Alfred Hitchcock

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer.

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AllMovie

AllMovie (previously All Movie Guide) is an online guide service website with information about films, television programs, and screen actors.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Boss (crime)

A mob boss, crime lord, Don or kingpin is a person in charge of a criminal organization.

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British Board of Film Classification

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), before 1985 known as British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films within the United Kingdom.

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British Film Institute

The British Film Institute (BFI) is a charitable organisation established by Royal Charter to.

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Carl Großmann

Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann (13 December 1863 – 5 July 1922), was a German serial killer who cannibalized his victims.

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Child murder

Child murder is the homicide of an individual under the age of 18.

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Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (CPII) is an American film production and distribution studio of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Counting-out game

A counting-out game is a simple game intended to select a person to be "it", often for the purpose of playing another game.

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Crime and Punishment (1935 American film)

Crime and Punishment is a 1935 film directed by Josef von Sternberg for Columbia Pictures.

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Crime Library

Crime Library was a website documenting major crimes, criminals, trials, forensics, and criminal profiling from books.

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David Wayne

David Wayne (January 30, 1914 – February 9, 1995) was an American stage and screen actor with a career spanning nearly 50 years.

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Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf (Düsseldörp) is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and center of the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region with a population of 11 million people.

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Digital Cinema Package

A Digital Cinema Package (DCP) is a collection of digital files used to store and convey digital cinema (DC) audio, image, and data streams.

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Drama film

A drama film is a film genre that depends mostly on in-depth development of realistic characters dealing with emotional themes.

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Edvard Grieg

Edvard Hagerup Grieg (15 June 18434 September 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist.

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Empire (film magazine)

Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur

Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur (6 March 1886 – 13 May 1960) was a German film actor.

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Fingerprint

A fingerprint in its narrow sense is an impression left by the friction ridges of a human finger.

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Friedrich Gnaß

Friedrich Gnaß (13 November 1892 – 8 May 1958) was a German film actor.

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Fritz Haarmann

Friedrich Heinrich Karl "Fritz" Haarmann (25 October 1879 – 15 April 1925) was a German serial killer, known as the Butcher of Hanover and the Vampire of Hanover, who committed the sexual assault, murder, mutilation and dismemberment of a minimum of 24 boys and young men between 1918 and 1924 in Hanover, Germany.

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Fritz Lang

Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was a German-Austrian filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor.

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Fritz Odemar

Fritz Odemar (13 January 1890 – 6 June 1955) was a German film actor.

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Georg John

Georg John (23 July 1879 – 18 November 1941) was a German stage and film actor.

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Gerhard Bienert

Gerhard Max Richard Bienert (8 January 1898 – 23 December 1986) was a German film actor.

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Graham Greene

Henry Graham Greene, OM, CH (2 Oct 1904 – 3 April 1991) was an English novelist and author regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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Graphology

Graphology is the analysis of the physical characteristics and patterns of handwriting purporting to be able to identify the writer, indicating psychological state at the time of writing, or evaluating personality characteristics.

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Gustaf Gründgens

Gustaf Gründgens (22 December 1899 – 7 October 1963), born Gustav Heinrich Arnold Gründgens, was one of Germany's most famous and influential actors of the 20th century, intendant and artistic director of theatres in Berlin, Düsseldorf, and Hamburg.

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Hanna Maron

Hanna Maron (חנה מרון; November 22, 1923 – May 30, 2014) was an Israeli actress and theater personality.

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Hertha von Walther

Hertha von Walther (12 June 1903 – 12 April 1987) was a German film actress.

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Hollywood

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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In the Hall of the Mountain King

"In the Hall of the Mountain King" (I Dovregubbens hall) is a piece of orchestral music composed by Edvard Grieg for the sixth scene of act 2 in Henrik Ibsen's 1867 play Peer Gynt.

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Inge Landgut

Inge Landgut (1922–1986) was a German actress.

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Janus Films

Janus Films is a film distribution company.

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Joseph Losey

Joseph Walton Losey (January 14, 1909 – June 22, 1984) was an American theatre and film director, born in Wisconsin.

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Kangaroo court

A kangaroo court is a judicial tribunal or assembly that blatantly disregards recognized standards of law or justice, and often carries little or no official standing in the territory within which it resides.

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Karl Denke

Karl Denke (11 February 1860 – 22 December 1924) was a serial killer from Germany.

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Karl Platen

Karl Platen (March 6, 1877 – July 4, 1952) was a German actor.

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Klaus Pohl (actor)

Klaus Pohl (1883–1958) was a prolific Austrian film actor.

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Leitmotif

A leitmotif or leitmotiv is a "short, constantly recurring musical phrase"Kennedy (1987), Leitmotiv associated with a particular person, place, or idea.

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List of films featuring surveillance

There is a body of films that feature surveillance as a theme or as a plot arc.

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List of films with a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes

On the film review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, films which are reviewed by at least five critics, and which all of these critics consider to be good films, have a 100% rating.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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M (1951 film)

M is a 1951 American remake of Fritz Lang's 1931 film of the same name directed by Joseph Losey.

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Mad Love (1935 film)

Mad Love is a 1935 American horror film, an adaptation of Maurice Renard's story The Hands of Orlac.

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Murder in German law

In Germany the term Mord (murder) is officially used for the intentional killing of another person, but only if the case is especially severe.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Nero-Film

Nero-Film AG was a German film production company founded in 1925 and based in Berlin during the Weimar era.

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Opera

Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrical setting.

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Organized crime

Organized crime is a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals, who intend to engage in illegal activity, most commonly for money and profit.

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Otto Wernicke

Otto Karl Robert Wernicke (30 September 1893, Osterode am Harz – 7 November 1965) was a German actor.

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Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (commonly known as Paramount Studios or simply Paramount, and formerly known as Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) is a film studio, television production company and motion picture distributor, consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood.

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Paul Falkenberg

Paul Falkenberg (Paul Falkenberg; 1848–1925) was a German botanist.

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Paul Kemp (actor)

Paul Kemp (1896–1953) was a German stage and film actor.

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Peer Gynt (Grieg)

Peer Gynt, Op.

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Peter Kürten

Peter Kürten (26 May 1883 – 2 July 1931) was a German serial killer known as both The Vampire of Düsseldorf and the Düsseldorf Monster, who committed a series of murders and sexual assaults between February and November 1929 in the city of Düsseldorf.

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Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre (26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was a Hungarian actor.

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Premiere

A premiere (or, French for "first") is the debut (first public presentation) of a play, film, dance, or musical composition.

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Remake

In film or television, a remake is a motion picture based on a film or television series produced earlier.

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Rosa Valetti

Rosa Valetti (17 March 1878 – 10 December 1937), born Rosa Vallentin, was a German actress, cabaret performer and singer.

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Rowman & Littlefield

Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is an independent publishing house founded in 1949.

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Security alarm

A security alarm is a system designed to detect intrusion – unauthorized entry – into a building or area.

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Serial killer

A serial killer is a person who murders three or more people, usually due to abnormal psychological gratification, with the murders taking place over more than a month and including a significant break (a "cooling off period") between them.

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Seymour Nebenzal

Seymour Nebenzal (July 22, 1899 – September 23, 1961) was a German film producer.

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Silent film

A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound, especially with no spoken dialogue.

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Sound film

A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.

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Staaken

Staaken is a locality at the western rim of Berlin within the borough of Spandau.

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Stanley Kauffmann

Stanley Kauffmann (April 24, 1916 – October 9, 2013) was an American author, editor, and critic of film and theater.

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Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in the United Kingdom that publishes books and academic journals.

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The Criterion Collection

The Criterion Collection (or simply Criterion) is an American video-distribution company which specializes in licensing "important classic and contemporary films" and selling them to film aficionados.

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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934 film)

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) is a British suspense film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, featuring Peter Lorre, and released by Gaumont British.

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The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

The Testament of Dr.

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Thea von Harbou

Thea Gabriele von Harbou (27 December 1888 – 1 July 1954) was a German screenwriter, novelist, film director, and actress.

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Theo Lingen

Theo Lingen (10 June 1903 – 10 November 1978), born Franz Theodor Schmitz, was a German actor, film director and screenwriter.

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Theodor Loos

Theodor August Konrad Loos (18 May 1883 in Zwingenberg – 27 June 1954 in Stuttgart) was a German actor.

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Thriller (genre)

Thriller is a genre of literature, film, videogame stories and television programming that uses suspense, tension, and excitement as its main elements.

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Trial film

Trial films is a film genre, also commonly referred to as courtroom drama.

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Ufa-Palast am Zoo

The Ufa-Palast am Zoo on Auguste-Viktoria-Platz, now Breitscheidplatz, in Charlottenburg, was a major Berlin cinema owned by Universum Film AG, or Ufa.

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Universum Film AG

UFA (formerly Universum Film AG, today UFA GmbH) is a German motion-picture production company headquartered in Babelsberg, a district in the Brandenburg state capital of Potsdam.

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Valentin Kataev

Valentin Petrovich Kataev (Валентин Петрович Катаев; also spelled Katayev or Kataiev; – 12 April 1986) was a Russian and Soviet novelist and playwright who managed to create penetrating works discussing post-revolutionary social conditions without running afoul of the demands of official Soviet style.

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Variety (magazine)

Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine owned by Penske Media Corporation.

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Villain

A villain (also known in film and literature as the "antagonist," "baddie", "bad guy", "heavy" or "black hat") is an "evil" character in a story, whether a historical narrative or, especially, a work of fiction.

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Wanted poster

A wanted poster (or wanted sign) is a poster distributed to let the public know of an alleged criminal whom authorities wish to apprehend.

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Weimar Republic

The Weimar Republic (Weimarer Republik) was the federal republic and semi-presidential representative democracy established in 1919 in Germany to replace the German Empire.

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20th Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (formerly known as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation with hyphen used from its inception until 1985), also known as 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Pictures, 20CFFC, TCF, Fox 2000 Pictures or simply Fox is an American film studio, distributor and one of the six major American film studios.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M_(1931_film)

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