The Man with the Claw
The Man with the Claw (Italian: L'uomo dall'artiglio) is a 1931 Italian mystery film directed by Nunzio Malasomma and starring Dria Paola, Carlo Fontana and Elio Steiner. It was made at the Cines Studios in Rome with sets designed by the art director Daniele Crespi . The film is one of several regarded as a possible precursor to the later giallo genre. A separate German version The Paw was also produced.
|The Man with the Claw|
|Directed by||Nunzio Malasomma|
|Written by||Aldo Vergano |
|Starring||Dria Paola |
|Music by||Felice Montagnini|
|Edited by||Guy Simon|
|Distributed by||Societa Anonima Stefano Pittaluga|
A series of violent murders are carried out by an escaped criminal, armed with a strange claw.
- Moliterno p.150
- Moliterno, Gino. A to Z of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.