The Mask of Dimitrios Movie Review 1944

Information and Film Reviews for The Mask of Dimitrios the Movie

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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.

Cast and Crew

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

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