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When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.
Peter Lorre's character is introduced by the musical cue "In the Hall of the Mountain King" from Edvard Grieg's "Peer Gynt Suite No. 1". This was one of the very first times that a musical theme was used to signify a character, a technique borrowed from the world of opera... ...
Pickpocket with 6 Watches:
There are more police on the street tonight than whores
When captured Hans Beckert is confronted with the blind man and his balloon, he stumbles backwards to a mere step away from the table, but in the following opposing shots he is notably further away from -- and able to make several steps toward -- it.
All of the original credits appear only in the beginning with no music.
$6,123 (USA) (15 March 2013)
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