Death and Diamonds (film)

Death and Diamonds (German: Dynamit in grüner Seide) is a 1968 German thriller film directed by Harald Reinl and starring George Nader, Carl Möhner and Heinz Weiss.[1] It was part of the Jerry Cotton series of films about an FBI agent.[2]

Death and Diamonds
Directed byHarald Reinl
Produced byHeinz Willeg
Written by
  • Gustav H. Lübbe (novel)
  • Rolf Schulz
  • Christa Stern
Music byPeter Thomas
CinematographyFranz Xaver Lederle
Edited byHermann Haller
Allianz Filmproduktion
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
  • 23 February 1968 (1968-02-23)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art director Ernst H. Albrecht. Location shooting took place in Los Angeles, Berlin and the Dalmatian coast.


Jerry Cotton goes undercover to take out a criminal organisation including its bosses. Disguised as a British specialist for alarm systems he joins the gang which has a preference for diamonds. Taking part in their current activities he tries to get to their leaders. Although he works as prudent as he can he arouses suspicion and becomes a target himself.



  • Blake, Matt; Deal, David (2004). The Eurospy Guide. Baltimore: Luminary Press. ISBN 978-1-887664-52-3.


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