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The Axe of Wandsbek

Das Beil von Wandsbek

Directed by Falk Harnack
East Germany, 1951
Drama

Synopsis

The small butcher’s shop of Albert Teetjen in Hamburg-Wandsbek has to face fierce competition. Teetjen seeks help from his former comrade Hans Peter Footh, SS functionary, who is looking for an executioner for four communists sentenced to death. Teetjen has to make a cruel decision.

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The Axe of Wandsbek Directed by Falk Harnack