Die Bande des Schreckens (1960)

West Germany,
92m
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, German

A West German horror film directed by Harald Reinl.

Credits

Crew
Director: Harald Reinl
Rialto Film
Producers: Helmut Beck, Preben Philipsen
Script: J. Joachim Bartsch, Wolfgang Schnitzler
Novel: The Terrible People by Edgar Wallace
Assistant Director: Claus Prowe
Director of Photography: Albert Benitz
Camera Operator: Peter Forster
Editor: Margot Jahn
Laboratory: Geyer-Werke
Music: Heinz Funk
Sound: Jan van der Eerden
Klangfilm Magnetocord-Eurocord
Make Up Artist: Heino Weber
Set Decorator: Erik Aaes
Locations: Hamburg, Germany; Schleswig-Holstein, Germany; Tremsbüttel Castle, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Studio: Atelierbetriebe Bendestorf, Bendestorf, Lower Saxony, Germany Location Manager: Günter Frith

Cast
Joachim Fuchsberger (Inspektor/Chefinspektor “Blacky/Wetter Long” Long)
Karin Dor (Nora Sanders)
Fritz Rasp (Lord Godley Long)
Dieter Eppler (Jackson Shelton aka Mr Crayley)
Ulrich Beiger (Henry Shelton aka Mr Henry)
Karin Kernke (Ruth Lester aka Alice Cravel)
Ernst Fritz Fürbringer (Sir Archibald)
Eddi Arent (Antony Edwards)
Karlgeorg Saebisch (Monkford)
Alf Marholm (Richard Shelton aka Richard Cravel)
Elisabeth Flickenschildt (Mrs Shelton/Lady Long aka Mrs Revelstoke/Clay Shelton)

Alternative Titles

La banda del terror – Spain
La banda del terrore – Italy
Edgar Wallace: Die Bande des Schreckens – West German television title
Hand of the Gallows – USA (re-release)
Hirtetyn miehen kosto – Finland
Scotland Yard contre le masque – France
Skrækbanden – Denmark
I symmoria tou tromou – Greece
The Terrible People – USA

Remake of
The Terrible People (1928)

Includes extracts from
Der Frosch mit der Maske (1959)

See also
Der Wixxer (2004)

References

Books

  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby p.97
  • Feature Films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.458
  • by Walt Lee p.483 – credits