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Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.
AllMovie (previously All Movie Guide) is an online guide service website with information about films, television programs, and screen actors.
BBC Radio 3 is a British radio station operated by the BBC.
BBC Radio 4 Extra is a British digital radio station broadcasting archive repeats of comedy, drama and documentary programmes nationally, 24 hours a day.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
A crime boss, crime lord, mob boss, kingpin, or Don, is a person in charge of a criminal organization.
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), previously the 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 exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes, trailers, adverts, public Information/campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom.
The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.
Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann (13 December 1863 – 5 July 1922) was a German serial killer who cannibalized his victims.
Child murder or child homicide is the homicide of an individual who is a minor.
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.
A counting-out game is a simple game intended to select a person to be "it", often for the purpose of playing another game.
Crime and Punishment is a 1935 film directed by Josef von Sternberg for Columbia Pictures.
Crime Library was a website documenting major crimes, criminals, trials, forensics, and criminal profiling from books.
David Wayne (born Wayne James McMeekan, January 30, 1914 – February 9, 1995) was an American stage and screen actor with a career spanning over 50 years.
Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.
Deutschlandfunk Kultur (abbreviated to DLF Kultur or DKultur) is a culture-oriented radio station and part of Deutschlandradio, a set of national radio stations in Germany.
A Digital Cinema Package (DCP) is a collection of digital files used to store and convey digital cinema (DC) audio, image, and data streams.
Distillation is the process of separating the components or substances from a liquid mixture by selective boiling and condensation.
In reference to film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.
Edvard Hagerup Grieg (15 June 18434 September 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist.
Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Ernst August Ferdinand Gennat (1 January 1880 – August 20, 1939) was director of the Berlin criminal police.
Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur (6 March 1886 – 13 May 1960) was a German film actor.
A fingerprint in its narrow sense is an impression left by the friction ridges of a human finger.
Friedrich Gnaß (13 November 1892 – 8 May 1958) was a German film actor.
Fritz Arno Wagner (5 December 1889 – 18 August 1958) is considered one of the most acclaimed German cinematographers from the 1920s to the 1950s.
Friedrich Heinrich Karl "Fritz" Haarmann (25 October 1879 – 15 April 1925) was a German serial killer, known as the Butcher of Hanover, the Vampire of Hanover and the Wolf-Man, 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.
Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-German-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor.
Fritz Odemar (13 January 1890 – 6 June 1955) was a German film actor.
Georg John (23 July 1879 – 18 November 1941) was a German stage and film actor.
Gerhard Max Richard Bienert (8 January 1898 – 23 December 1986) was a German film actor.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Henry Graham Greene (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.
Graphology (or graphoanalysis, but not graphanalysis) is the analysis of the physical characteristics and patterns of handwriting claiming to be able to identify the writer, indicating psychological state at the time of writing, or evaluating personality characteristics.
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, and artistic director of theatres in Berlin, Düsseldorf, and Hamburg.
Hanna Maron (חנה מרון; 22 November 1923 – 30 May 2014) was a German-born Israeli actress and theater personality.
Heinrich Gotho was an Austrian film actor.
Hertha von Walther (12 June 1903 – 12 April 1987) was a German film actress.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
A horror film is a film that seeks to elicit a physiological reaction, such as an elevated heartbeat, through the use of fear and shocking one’s audiences.
"In the Hall of the Mountain King" (italic) is a piece of orchestral music composed by Edvard Grieg in 1875 as incidental music for the sixth scene of act 2 in Henrik Ibsen's 1867 play Peer Gynt.
Inge Landgut (November 23, 1922 – May 29, 1986) was a German actress.
Janus Films is an American film distribution company.
Jon J Muth (born July 28, 1960) is an American comics artist and children's book illustrator who is known for his painted artwork.
Joseph Walton Losey III (January 14, 1909June 22, 1984) was an American theatre and film director, born in Wisconsin.
A kangaroo court is a court that ignores recognized standards of law or justice, and often carries little or no official standing in the territory within which it resides.
Karl Denke (February 12, 1860-February 22, 1924) was a Prussian serial killer and cannibal who killed and cannibalized dozens of homeless vagrants and travelers from 1903-1924.
Karl Platen (6 March 1877 – 4 July 1952) was a German actor.
Klaus Pohl (1 November 1883 – 28 November 1958) was an Austrian film actor.
A leitmotif or leitmotiv is a "short, constantly recurring musical phrase"Kennedy (1987), Leitmotiv associated with a particular person, place, or idea.
There is a significant body of films that feature surveillance as a theme or as a plot arc.
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% approval rating.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
M is a 1951 American film noir and a remake, directed by Joseph Losey, of Fritz Lang's 1931 German film of the same name.
Mad Love (also released as The Hands of Orlac) is a 1935 American horror film, an adaptation of Maurice Renard's story The Hands of Orlac.
Manslaughter is a common law legal term for homicide considered by law as less culpable than murder.
Under the German penal code, Strafgesetzbuch, there are two sections relating to murder.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
The National Socialist German Workers' Party (abbreviated NSDAP), commonly referred to in English as the Nazi Party, was a far-right political party in Germany that was active between 1920 and 1945 and supported the ideology of Nazism.
Nero-Film AG was a German film production company founded in 1925 and based in Berlin during the Weimar era.
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.
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.
Otto Karl Robert Wernicke (30 September 1893, Osterode am Harz – 7 November 1965) was a German actor.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.
Paul Kemp (1896–1953) was a German stage and film actor.
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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.
Peter Lorre (born László Löwenstein; 26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American actor.
Peter Straughan (born 1968) is a playwright and author, based in the north-east of England.
A premiere or première is the debut (first public presentation) of a play, film, dance, or musical composition.
A remake is a film or television series that is based on an earlier film or TV series and tells the same, or a very similar, story.
Rosa Valetti (17 March 1876 – 10 December 1937), born Rosa Vallentin, was a German actress, cabaret performer and singer.
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is an independent publishing house founded in 1949.
A security alarm is a system designed to detect intrusion – unauthorized entry – into a building or other area.
A serial killer is typically a person who murders three or more people,A serial killer is most commonly defined as a person who kills three or more people for psychological gratification; reliable sources over the years agree.
Seymour Nebenzal (22 July 1899 – 23 September 1961) was an American-born German film producer.
A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound (and in particular, no spoken dialogue).
A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.
Staaken Studios was a film studio located in Staaken on the outskirts of the German capital Berlin.
Stanley Kauffmann (April 24, 1916 – October 9, 2013) was an American author, editor, and critic of film and theater.
Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals.
The Criterion Collection, Inc. (or simply Criterion) is an American home video distribution company which focuses on licensing "important classic and contemporary films" and selling them to film aficionados.
The Man Who Knew Too Much is a 1934 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, featuring Peter Lorre, and released by Gaumont British.
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Thea Gabriele von Harbou (27 December 1888 – 1 July 1954) was a German screenwriter, novelist, film director, and actress.
Theo Lingen (10 June 1903 – 10 November 1978), born Franz Theodor Schmitz, was a German actor, film director and screenwriter.
Theodor August Konrad Loos (18 May 1883 in Zwingenberg – 27 June 1954 in Stuttgart) was a German actor.
Thriller film, also known as suspense film or suspense thriller, is a broad film genre that involves excitement and suspense in the audience.
Toby Swift is a radio drama director and producer for BBC Radio.
Trial films is a film genre, also commonly referred to as courtroom drama.
UFA GmbH is a German film and television production company that unites all production activities of Bertelsmann in Germany.
The Ufa-Palast am Zoo, located near Berlin Zoological Garden in the New West area of Charlottenburg, was a major Berlin cinema owned by Universum Film AG, or Ufa.
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.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
A villain (also known as, "baddie", "bad guy", "evil guy", "heavy" or "black hat") is an "evil" character in a story, whether a historical narrative or, especially, a work of fiction.
A wanted poster (or wanted sign) is a poster distributed to let the public know of an alleged criminal whom authorities wish to apprehend.
The Weimar Republic (Weimarer Republik) is an unofficial, historical designation for the German state during the years 1919 to 1933.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.