R | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
James Mason (Eduard Seibert) and Wolfgang Preiss (Lofquist) both previously played Field Marshal Erwin Rommel: Mason in The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951) and The Desert Rats (1953) and Preiss in Raid on Rommel (1971).
He was the chief doctor of Auschwitz, who killed 2.5 million people, experimented with children - Jewish and non-Jewish - using twins mostly, injecting blue dyes into their eyes to make them acceptable Aryans... amputating limbs and organs from ...
When Dr. Mengele attacks Mundt at the Ball they both are rolling and fighting on a table full of food and pastries. Minutes later as Mengele attends Mundt's wounds his clothes are impeccable.
The 20th Century Fox logo is in black and white and does not have the fanfare playing over it.
A somewhat shorter version has been (still is?) available on video in the UK, Sweden and Denmark where all scenes related to a necklace found by Mengele in his old South American hospital have been removed. This meant that the film ended with Liebermann in the hospital bed burning the list of the boys remaining to be found. Perhaps a somewhat more optimistic ending than the original showing Bobby Wheelock in possesion of the necklace and developing pictures of the wounded Mengele and Lieberman.