5/10

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Runtime: 117 min

Genres: Crime | Thriller

Languages: German

Countries: Germany


A psychotic child murderer stalks a city, and despite an exhaustive investigation fueled by public hysteria and outcry, the police have been unable to find him. But the police crackdown does have one side-affect, it makes it nearly impossible for the organized criminal underground to operate. So they decide that the only way to get the police off their backs is to catch the murderer themselves. Besides, he is giving them a bad name.



Directors (1)

Writers (3)

Egon Jacobson (article) uncredited
Fritz Lang (script)
Thea von Harbou (script) and

Editors (1)

Cinematographers (1)

Actors (65)

Agnes Schulz-Lichterfeld (uncredited)
Albert Hoermann (uncredited)
Albert Karchow (uncredited)
Alfred Loretto Man (uncredited)
Anna Goltz Woman (uncredited)
Behal Carrell (uncredited)
Bertold Reissig Man (uncredited)
Borwin Walth (uncredited)
Bruno Ziener (uncredited)
Edgar Pauly Man (uncredited)
Eduard Rebane Man (uncredited)
Ellen Isenta Woman (uncredited)
Ellen Widmann Frau Beckmann
Else Ehser Woman (uncredited)
Ernst Rhaden Man (uncredited)
Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur Police chief
Franz Poland (uncredited)
Franz Stein Minister
Fred Nurney Man (uncredited)
Friedrich Gnaß Franz, the burglar
Fritz Odemar The cheater
Georg John Blind panhandler
Gerhard Bienert Criminal secretary
Günter Neumann Man (uncredited)
Günther Hadank (uncredited)
Gustaf Gründgens Schränker
Hadrian Maria Netto (uncredited)
Hanna Meron Girl in circle at the beginning (uncredited)
Hans Ritter (uncredited)
Heinrich Gotho (uncredited)
Heinrich Gretler Man (uncredited)
Hermann Krehan (uncredited)
Hertha von Walther Prostitute
Ilse Fürstenberg (uncredited)
Inge Landgut Elsie Beckmann
J.A. Eckhoff (uncredited)
Josef Dahmen (uncredited)
Karl Elzer (uncredited)
Karl Junge-Swinburne Man (uncredited)
Karl Platen Damowitz, night watchman
Katharina Nied Women (uncredited)
Klaus Pohl Witness / one-eyed man (uncredited)
Kurth Leeser (uncredited)
Leonard Steckel Man (uncredited)
Lotte Loebinger Woman (uncredited)
Margarete Melzer (uncredited)
Max Sablotzki Man (uncredited)
Maya Norden (uncredited)
Neumann-Schüler Bit Role (uncredited)
Otto Waldis (uncredited)
Otto Wernicke Inspector Karl Lohmann
Paul Kemp Pickpocket with six watches
Paul Mederow (uncredited)
Paul Rehkopf (uncredited)
Peter Lorre Hans Beckert
Rolf Wanka Man (uncredited)
Rosa Valetti Elisabeth Winkler, Beckert's landlady
Rose Lichtenstein (uncredited)
Rudolf Blümner Beckert's defender
Sigurd Lohde (uncredited)
Theo Lingen Bauernfänger
Theodor Loos Inspector Groeber
Trude Moos (uncredited)
Werner Kepich (uncredited)
Wolf Trutz (uncredited)