The Ringer (1932 film)
The Ringer (German: Der Hexer) is a 1932 Austrian-German mystery film directed by Martin Frič and Karel Lamač and starring Paul Richter, Maria Matray and Wera Engels. It is a screen adaptation of Edgar Wallace's novel The Ringer. Another German version, Der Hexer, was made in 1964. It was shot at the Sievering Studios in Vienna. The film's sets were designed by the art director Heinz Fenchel.
|Directed by||Martin Frič|
|Produced by||Karel Lamač|
|Written by||Edgar Wallace (novel) |
|Starring||Paul Richter |
|Music by||Jara Beneš|
|Edited by||Ella Ensink|
A master of disguise, the notorious "Ringer" has returned to London and is sending threatening messages to the criminal Maurice Meister. Inspector Wenbury of Scotland Yard is deputed to capture the elusive Ringer before he is able to murder Meister.
- Paul Richter as Inspektor Wenbury
- Maria Matray as Mary Lenley
- Carl Walther Meyer as John Lenley
- Wera Engels as Cora Ann Milton
- Fritz Rasp as Maurice Meister
- Paul Henckels as Hauptinspektor Bliss
- Leopold Kramer as Polizeiarzt Dr. Lomond
- Karl Etlinger as Sam Hackitt
- Karl Forest as Oberst Walford
- Franz Schafheitlin as Wachtmeister Carter
- "Der Hexer". csfd.cz. Retrieved 23 January 2011.
- Bergfelder p.145
- Bergfelder, Tim. International Adventures: German Popular Cinema and European Co-Productions in the 1960s. Berghahn Books, 2005.
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