The Secret of Dr. Mabuse
The Secret of Dr. Mabuse or The Death Ray of Dr. Mabuse (German:Die Todesstrahlen des Dr. Mabuse) is a 1964 Franco-German-Italian international co-production science fiction Eurospy crime film directed by Hugo Fregonese and Victor De Santis and starring Peter van Eyck, O.E. Hasse and Yvonne Furneaux. It was a co-production between France, Italy and West Germany. The film was the last in a series of films which had revived the Weimar era character Doctor Mabuse.
|The Secret of Dr. Mabuse|
|Directed by||Hugo Fregonese|
|Produced by||Artur Brauner|
|Screenplay by||Ladislas Fodor|
|Edited by||Alfred Srp|
British Secret Service agent Major Anders investigates Professor Larsen who has invented a death ray on his island. Included among the parties trying to obtain it is the arch criminal Dr. Mabuse. Anders leads an army of frogmen to stop Larsen and Mabuse.
- Peter van Eyck as Maj. Bob Anders
- O.E. Hasse as Prof. Larsen
- Yvonne Furneaux as Gilda Larsen
- Rika Dialina as Judy
- Wolfgang Preiss as Dr. Mabuse's ghost
- Walter Rilla as Prof. Pohland
- Ernst Schroder as Chefarzt
- Robert Beatty as Col. Matson
- Valéry Inkijinoff as Dr. Krishna
- Dieter Eppler as Kaspar
- Claudio Gora as Direktor Botani alias "Dr. Mabuse"
- Gustavo Rojo as Mario Monta
- Massimo Pietrobon as Jason Monta
- Charles Fawcett as Cmdr. Adams
- Leo Genn as Adm. Quency
- Yoko Tani as Mercedes
The Secret of Dr. Mabuse was released in West Germany on 18 September 1964.
- Haase, Holger: The Many Masks of Dr. Mabuse: Mabuse in the 1960s. (Kindle 2020)
- Reimer, Robert C. & Reimer, Carol J. The A to Z of German Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2010.