The Mask of Dimitrios Movie Review 1944

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Dutch mystery writer Leyden (Lorre) is vacationing in Instanbul, where he meets a fan, Col. Haki (Katch), at a party. Haki, the head of the secret police, informs Leyden that the body of arch criminal Dimitrios Makropoulous (Scott) has washed ashore and the man was stabbed to death. Leyden decides to write a novel about the criminal and delves into a dark world of intrigue and danger. Adapted from Eric Ambler's novel "A Coffin for Dimitrios."


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Available on VHS
Running time 96 minutes.

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Foreign Intrigue, Writers, Istanbul, not Constantinople, Books to Film: Eric Ambler, Vacations, Film Noir, Spies & Espionage
Frank Gruber
Peter Lorre, Kurt Katch, Zachary Scott, Sydney Greenstreet, Faye Emerson, George Tobias, Victor Francen, Steven Geray, Florence Bates, Eduardo Ciannelli, George Metaxa, Monte Blue
Arthur Edeson
Jean Negulesco
Adolph Deutsch
Warner Bros.

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