M (1931) (Tv Show)

M (1931)

M (1931)
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.


In Germany, Hans Beckert is an unknown killer of girls. He whistles Edvard Grieg's 'In The Hall of the Mountain King', from the 'Peer Gynt' Suite I Op. 46 while attracting the little girls for death. The police force pressed by the Minister give its best effort trying unsuccessfully to arrest the serial killer. The organized crime has great losses due to the intense search and siege of the police and decides to chase the murderer, with the support of the beggars association. They catch Hans and briefly judge him.


Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke, Theodor Loos, Gustaf Gründgens, Friedrich Gnaß, Fritz Odemar, Paul Kemp, Theo Lingen, Rudolf Blümner, Georg John, Franz Stein, Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur, Gerhard Bienert


Director: Fritz Lang
Writers: Thea von Harbou (script), Fritz Lang (script)
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Certificate: Not Rated
Country: Germany
Language: German
Release Date: 31 August 1931 (Sweden)
Runtime: 117 min, 110 min (2004 Criterion DVD edition), 105 min (2000 restored), 108 min (re-release)
Sound Mix: Mono
Color: Black and White
Aspect Ratio: 1.20 : 1

M (1931)

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