Il Dottor Crippen e vivo (1958)

aka Dr. Crippen Lives, Dr. Crippen lebt
Article 3410 by Dave Sindelar
Viewing Date: 11-3-2010
Posting Date: 12-15-2010
Directed by Erich Engels
Featuring Elisabeth Muller, Peter van Eyck, Fritz Tillmann
Country: West Germany
What it is: Crime thriller

Police are on the trail of the mass murderer, Dr. Crippen.

This one fell off my hunt list and ended up on my “ones that got away” list some time ago, so I’m glad it turned up. However, the only copy I could find was dubbed into Italian and has no English subtitles. Furthermore, this is a fairly talky movie, and this makes it very difficult to follow for me due to the language barrier. I don’t know how interesting the talk is, but from the way it looks now, it seems to be a dull little movie with very little action and only slight fantastic content with the mass-murdering Crippen, and he really doesn’t appear until the end of the movie. Still, I’m glad to be able to check this one off the list.

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