The Curse of the Hidden Vault
The Curse of the Hidden Vault (German: Die Gruft mit dem Rätselschloß) is a 1964 black and white West German crime film directed by Franz Josef Gottlieb and starring Harald Leipnitz, Eddi Arent, Siegfried Schürenberg and Klaus Kinski. It is based on the 1908 novel Angel Esquire by Edgar Wallace, previously made into a British silent film..
|The Curse of the Hidden Vault|
|Directed by||Franz Josef Gottlieb|
|Produced by||Horst Wendlandt|
|Based on||Angel Esquire |
by Edgar Wallace
|Starring||Harald Leipnitz |
|Music by||Peter Thomas|
|Edited by||Jutta Hering|
|Distributed by||Constantin Film|
- Harald Leipnitz as Jimmy Flynn
- Judith Dornys as Kathleen Kent
- Rudolf Forster as Real
- Werner Peters as Spedding
- Ernst Fritz Fürbringer as Connor
- Siegfried Schürenberg as Sir John
- Harry Meyen as Inspector Angel
- Vera Tschechowa as Feder-Lissy
- Ilse Steppat as Margaret
- Harry Wüstenhagen as Goyle
- Kurd Pieritz as Cyril
- Klaus Kinski as George
- Eddi Arent as Ferry Westlake
- Kurt Waitzmann as Mr. Simpson
- Arthur Binder as Bat Sand
- Kurt Jaggberg as Vinnis
The FSK gave the film a rating of "16 and older" and found it not appropriate for screenings on public holidays. The film premiered on 30 April 1964.
- "Filmportal: Die Gruft mit dem Rätselschloss". Retrieved 10 November 2014.
- Bergfelder, Tim. International Adventures: German Popular Cinema and European Co-Productions in the 1960s. Berghahn Books, 2005.