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Dr. Mabuse, the gambler

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  • DVD FOREIGN (CEN)

Edition

Restored authorized ed.

Languages

Silent with English captions and added orchestral score.

Performers

Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Aud Egede Nissen, Gertrude Welcker, Alfred Abel, Bernhard Goetzke, Paul Richter, Robert Foster-Larrinaga, Hans Adalbert Schlettow.

Publication Information

New York, N.Y. : Kino Video , [2006]

Summary

Based on the novel by Norbert Jacques.

Originally released as a silent motion picture in 1922.

Not rated.

Special features include The story behind Dr. Mabuse (52 min., German with English subtitles), photo gallery, film notes.

Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part 1, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess.

Contents

  • pt. 1. The great gambler, a picture of our time
  • pt. 2. Inferno, a game of people of our time.
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