The Secret of the Chinese Carnation

The Secret of the Chinese Carnation (German: Das Geheimnis der chinesischen Nelke, Italian: Il segreto del garofano cinese) is a 1964 German-Italian krimi eurospy film directed by Rudolf Zehetgruber and starring Paul Dahlke, Olga Schoberová, Klaus Kinski and Dietmar Schönherr.[1] It is based on a novel by Louis Weinert-Wilton, one of four film adaptations of his work released in the wake of the commercial success of Rialto Film's Edgar Wallace series.[2]

The Secret of the Chinese Carnation
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Film poster
Directed byRudolf Zehetgruber
Written by
  • Rudolf Zehetgruber
Based onThe Chinese Carnation
by Louis Weinert-Wilton
Produced byWolf C. Hartwig
Starring
CinematographyJan Stallich
Edited byHerbert Taschner
Music byMilos Vacek
Production
companies
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
  • 9 October 1964 (1964-10-09)
Running time
95 minutes
Countries
  • France
  • Italy
  • West Germany
LanguageGerman

It was shot at the Barrandov Studios in Prague and on location in the city. The film's sets were designed by the art director Otto Renelt.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New York Times: Secret of the Chinese Carnation". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. 2011. Archived from the original on 20 May 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2008.
  2. ^ Goble p. 494

BibliographyEdit

  • Goble, Alan (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 978-3-11-095194-3.

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