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Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler Details


Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler is the eight-reel version of Fritz Lang's twenty reeler, two-part silent thriller, Dr. Mabuse. Mabuse (Rudolph Klein-Rogge) a sinister mesmerist/psychiatrist, toys with the weaknesses of the rich and influential. He worms his way into the confidence of wealthy men, plays cards with them, hypnotizes them into cheating at their businesses, then puts them in a position to be blackmailed so that he can corner the stock market. A devilishly ingenious plan-but Mabuse is up against the plodding, methodical police detective Wrenk, whose subconscious is not so easily least, not at first. In 1932, Lang directed a talkie sequel to Dr. Mabuse the Gambler, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Rudolf Klein-Rogge
as Dr. Mabuse
Gertrude Welcker
as Graefin Told
Alfred Abel
as Graf Told
Bernhard Goetzke
as Von Wrenk
Paul Richter
as Edgar Hull
Olaf Storm
Lydia Potechina
as Russin
Karl Platen
as Diener Tolds
Paul Biensfeldt
as Mann, der die Pistole bekommt
Julius Falkenstein
as Karsten
Adolf Klein
Max Adalbert
Lil Dagover
Grete Berger
as Fine
Heinrich Gotho
Georg John
as Pesch
Hans Junkermann
Adele Sandrock


Fritz Lang
Erich Pommer
Norbert Jacques
Book Author
Thea von Harbou
Fritz Lang
Karl Vollbrecht
Production Designer
Erich Kettelhut
Production Designer