The Inn on the River

The Inn on the River (German: Das Gasthaus an der Themse/ The Inn on the Thames) is a 1962 West German crime film directed by Alfred Vohrer and starring Joachim Fuchsberger, Eddi Arent and Klaus Kinski.[1] It is part of a cycle of films based on the novels of Edgar Wallace, produced in West Germany in the 1950s and 1960s.

The Inn on the River
DVD cover
Directed byAlfred Vohrer
Produced byHorst Wendlandt
Written by
Based onThe India-Rubber Men
by Edgar Wallace
StarringJoachim Fuchsberger
Music byMartin Böttcher
CinematographyKarl Löb
Edited byCarl Otto Bartning
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
  • 28 September 1962 (1962-09-28)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryWest Germany



It was shot at the Wandsbek Studios in Hamburg. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Mathias Matthies and Ellen Schmidt. As with other early entries in the series it was made in black and white.

The script was based on Edgar Wallace's 1929 novel The India-Rubber Men. Cinematography took place at Hamburg from 6 June to 11 July 1962.[2]


The FSK gave the film a rating of "16 and older" and found it not appropriate for screenings on public holidays.[2]


  1. "New York Times: The Inn on the River". NY Times. Retrieved 19 October 2008.
  2. "Filmportal: Das Gasthaus an der Themse". Retrieved 10 November 2014.
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