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Krimi (1959-1972)

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West German/Danish mystery/thriller cycle mainly made by Rialto Film in the 1960s. The subgenre was commonly based on stories by English crime writer Edgar Wallace (1875-1932). Usually set in the UK. Often see a Scotland Yard detective pursuing a criminal mastermind or a seemingly supernatural villain. Often with a rather dated comic tone. Think a German-language The List of Adrian Messenger (1963) or The Alphabet Murders (1965). Sometimes said to be the link...

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