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  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

    Movie + 6 extras

    Directed by Fritz Lang • 1933 • Germany
    Starring Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Otto Wernicke, Oskar Beregi, Sr.

    Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Doctor Mabuse (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) has scribbled his last will and testament: a manifesto esta...

6 Videos

  • Mabuse in Mind

    Veteran German screen actor Rudolf Schündler was seventy-eight and practically blind when documentary filmmaker Thomas Honickel shot MABUSE IN MIND (MABUSE IM GEDÄCHTNIS) in 1984. Since playing gang member Hardy in Fritz Lang’s THE TESTAMENT OF DR. MABUSE in 1933, Schündler appeared in more than ...

  • THE TESTAMENT OF DR. MABUSE Commentary

    Recorded in 2003, this commentary features David Kalat, author of “The Strange Case of Dr. Mabuse” available from McFarland & Company.

  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

    Directed by Fritz Lang • 1933 • Germany
    Starring Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Otto Wernicke, Oskar Beregi, Sr.

    Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Doctor Mabuse (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) has scribbled his last will and testament: a manifesto esta...

  • The Three Faces of Dr. Mabuse

    In this 2004 piece, film scholar David Kalat compares the differences between scenes from the 1933 German release of DAS TESTAMENT DES DR. MABUSE; LE TESTAMENT DU DR. MABUSE, the French version which director Fritz Lang filmed simultaneously; and THE CRIMES OF DR. MABUSE, the edited and dubbed Am...

  • Michael Farin on THE TESTAMENT OF DR. MABUSE

    In the following 2004 interview, film historian Hans Günther Pflaum talks to German Mabuse expert Michael Farin, shedding light on a rather unknown literary figure, Mabuse inventor Norbert Jacques. Farin is coeditor of a three-volume reprint of Jacques’ original Mabuse novels and stories, as well...

  • Harold Nebenzal on Nero Films

    Harold Nebenzal, son of Seymour Nebenzal, sat down with Criterion in 2004 to discuss his father’s pioneering independent company, Nero Films, producer of such titles as PANDORA’S BOX, M, THE THREEPENNY OPERA, and THE TESTAMENT OF DR. MABUSE. Harold worked on his father’s 1951 remake of M and on C...