Der Zinker (1963)

West Germany, 1963
89m (Germany), 93m – metres
35mm film, black and white, 2.35:1, Ultrascope
mono (Klangfilm-Magnetocord-Eurocord), German

A German horror film directed by Alfred Vohrer.

Credits

Crew
Director: Alfred Vohrer
Les Film Jacques Willemetz, Rialto Film Preben-Philipsen
Producers: Preben Philipsen, Horst Wendlandt
Co-Producer: Jacques Willemetz
Script: H.G. Petersson [real name: Harald G. Petersson]
Novel: The Squeaker by Edgar Wallace
Director of Photography: Karl Löb
Editor: Hermann Haller
Music: Peter Thomas
Sound: Clemens Tütsch
Costume Designer: Hannelore Wessel
Make-up: Charlotte Kersten, Willi Nixdorf
Art Directors: Herbert Kirchhoff, Walter Kutz
Locations: Berlin, Germany; London, England, UK, Studio: CCC-Atelier, Spandau, Berlin, Germany

Cast
Heinz Drache (Inspector Bill Elford)
Barbara Rütting (Beryl)
Günter Pfitzmann (Frankie Sutton)
Jan Hendriks (Mr Leslie)
Inge Langen (Millie Trent)
Agnes Windeck (Mrs Mulford)
Wolfgang Wahl (Sergeant Lomm)
Siegfried Wischnewski (Lord)
Siegfried Schürenberg (Sir Geoffrey Fielding)
Albert Bessler (butler)
Heinz Spitzner (Dr Green)
Erik von Loewis (jeweler)
Stanislav Ledinek (champion)
Winfried Groth (Jimmy)
Eddi Arent (Josua ‘Jos' Harras)
Klaus Kinski (Krishna)

Alternative Titles

El delator – Spain
Edgar Wallace a – Italy
L'énigme du serpent noir – France
Mies ilman kasvoja – Finland
The Squeaker

Extracts included in
Der Hexer (1964)
Neues vom Wixxer (2007)
Der Wixxer (2004)

References

Books

  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby pp.100
  • Feature films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.434-435 – credits