The Orplid Mystery

The Orplid Mystery or Epilogue (German: Epilog: Das Geheimnis der Orplid) is a 1950 West German thriller film directed by Helmut Käutner and starring Horst Caspar, Bettina Moissi and O.E. Hasse.[1] The film did not perform well at the box office on its release.[2]

The Orplid Mystery
Directed byHelmut Käutner
Produced byArtur Brauner
Written by
Music byBernhard Eichhorn
CinematographyWerner Krien
Edited byJohanna Meisel
Distributed byAllianz Filmverleih
Release date
29 September 1950
Running time
91 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It was made at the Spandau Studios of CCC Films. The film's sets were designed by the art director Emil Hasler.



  1. Bergfelder p. 148
  2. Davidson & Hake p. 50


  • Bergfelder, Tim. International Adventures: German Popular Cinema and European Co-Productions in the 1960s. Berghahn Books, 2005.
  • Davidson, John & Hake, Sabine. Framing the Fifties: Cinema in a Divided Germany. Berghahn Books, 2007.
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