Edgar Wallace. Edition 1, 1959-1961 / Rialto Films.

Munich : Universum Film, 2009.
4 videodiscs (352 min.) : black and white, sound ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.)
4 3/4 in.
Wallace, Edgar, 1875-1932 -- Film adaptations.
Detective and mystery stories -- Film adaptations.
Murder -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Detective and mystery films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Motion pictures, German.
Films in German and English with optional subtitles in English and German.
System Details:
DVD; region 2; PAL; Dolby digital.
digital optical mono Dolby Digital 2.0
widescreen (16:9)
Four film adaptations of Edgar Wallace novels originally released by Rialto Films (Germany) between 1959 and 1961. (Der Frosch mit der Maske) A supercriminal who sports a frog face mask, commits mayhem in a stately home of England. (Der rote Kreis) A mysterious red circle appears on the neck of a man saved from the guillotine. (Die Bande des Schreckens) The spirit of a hanged man is determined to exact revenge on all who had a hand in his demise. (Der grüne Bogenschütze) A businessman returns home to London, to discover that visitors to his residence are being used for target practice by the 'Green Archer."
Der Frosch mit der Maske / director, Harald Reinl
Der rote Kreis / director, Jürgen Roland
Die Bande des Schreckens / director, Harald Reinl
Der grüne Bogenschütze / director, Jürgen Roland.
(Der Frosch mit der Maske) Joachim Fuchsberger, Eva Anthes, Philo Johnson.
(Der rote Kreis) Renate Ewert, Klausjürgen Wussow.
(Die Bande des Schreckens) Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Dor, Fritz Rasp.
(Der grüne Bogenschütze) Klausjürgen Wussow, Karin Dor, Eddi Arent.
(Der Frosch mit der Maske) Producer, Preben Philipsen; screenwriters, Egon Eis, J. Joachim Bartsch; directror of photography, Ernst W. Kalinke; editor, Margot Jahn.
(Der rote Kreis) Producer, Preben Philipsen; screenwriters, Egon Eis, Wolfgang Menge; cinematography, Heinz Pehlke; editor, Margot Jahn.
(Die Bande des Schreckens) producers, J. Joachim Bartsch, Wolfgang Schnitzler; screenplay, Helmut Beck, Preben Philipsen; cinematography, Albert Benitz; editor, Margot Jahn; music, Heinz Funk.
(Der grüne Bogenschütze) Producer, Horst Wendlandt; screenwriters, Wolfgang Menge, Wolfgang Schnitzler; cinematography, Heinz Hoelscher; editor, Herbert Taschner; music, Heinz Funk.
Includes original trailers and photogallery.
Special features: original theatrical trailers (for all four films); audio commentary for Der Frosch mit der Maske," by screenwriter J. Kramp; newsreel clip "Porträt von H. Wendlandt; stills gallery.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Flora Haney Fund.
Wallace, Edgar, 1875-1932, author.
Reinl, Harald, film director.
Roland, Jürgen, 1925-2007, film director.
Philipsen, Preben, 1910-2005, film producer, screenwriter.
Bartsch, J. Joachim, film producer.
Schnitzler, Wolfgang, film producer, screenwriter.
Wendlandt, Horst, film producer.
Eis, Egon, screenwriter.
Menge, Wolfgang, 1924-2012, screenwriter.
Beck, Helmut, screenwriter.
Fuchsberger, Joachim, actor.
Anthes, Eva, actor.
Johnson, Philo, actor.
Ewert, Renate, 1935-1966, actor.
Wussow, Klausjürgen, actor.
Dor, Karin, actor.
Rasp, Fritz, 1891-1976, actor.
Arent, Eddi, actor.
Funk, Heinz, composer (expression)
Rialto Film (Firm : Germany), film production company.
UFA (Firm), film distribution company.
Flora Haney Fund.
Frosch mit der Maske.
Rote Kreis.
Bande des Schreckens.
Grüne Bogenschütze.
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