Blind Justice (1961 film)

Blind Justice or Excluded to the Public (German: Unter Ausschluß der Öffentlichkeit) is a 1961 West German crime drama film directed by Harald Philipp and starring Peter van Eyck, Marianne Koch and Eva Bartok.[1]

Blind Justice
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Directed byHarald Philipp
Produced byArtur Brauner
Wolf Brauner
Written byHarald Philipp
Fred Ignor
StarringPeter van Eyck
Marianne Koch
Eva Bartok
Music byBernhard Eichhorn
CinematographyFriedl Behn-Grund
Edited byLieselotte Johl
Distributed byBavaria Film
Release date
6 October 1961
Running time
100 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It was shot at the Spandau Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Otto Erdmann and Hans Jürgen Kiebach.


While prosecuting a wealthy businessmen accused of murdering his wife so he could marry his younger girlfriend, the state prosecutor is forced to examine the evidence more closely after claims the accused is innocent and his wife committed suicide.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.34


  • Hans-Michael Bock and Tim Bergfelder. The Concise Cinegraph: An Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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