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The Squeaker

Der Zinker

Directed by Martin Frič, Karel Lamac
Germany, 1931


Based on an Edgar Wallace novel. The tracking down of a master criminal in London leads to bitter fighting among the crooks.

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The Squeaker Directed by Martin Frič, Karel Lamac

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    An early German Edgar Wallace Krimi from 1931, later re-made by Rialto. One of the writers is Egon Eis who also happened to be responsible for some of the best of the Rialto productions. Also starring another Wallace veteran, Fritz Rasp, and Hungarian actor Szöke Szakall who had a prominent part in Casablanca. Considered lost until a few years ago. Now it's on YouTube but only in German without English subs.

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