Forger of London (Der Fälscher von London), The

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The Forger of London
(Der Fälscher von London)
Der Falscher von London Poster.jpg
Original German Poster
Country GER.jpg West Germany
Directed by Harald Reinl
Release Date 1961
Language German
Studio Rialto Film
Distributor Constantin Film
Main Cast
Character Actor
Jane Clifton, nee Leith Karin Dor
Peter Clifton Hellmut Lange
Chief Inspector Bourke Siegfried Lowitz
Dr. Donald Wells Viktor de Kowa
Marjorie Wells Mady Rahl
John Leith Walter Rilla
Basil Hale Robert Graf
Inspector Rouper Ulrich Beiger


The Forger of London (Der Fälscher von London) is a 1961 German detective movie directed by Harald Reinl and adapted from the 1927 novel "The Forger" by Edgar Wallace. Jane Clifton (Karin Dor), the newly married wife of a wealthy playboy, suspects that her husband Peter (Hellmut Lange) is connected with counterfeiters. Meanwhile Peter Clifton turns out to be mentally ill... or at least his doctor claims so.

The film is the seventh installment in the Rialto Film studio film series (1959-1972) adapted from the novels of Edgar Wallace.

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The following weapons were used in the film The Forger of London (Der Fälscher von London):

Contents


NHM Model 9

Mrs. Anderson (Sigrid von Richthofen) and Dr. Donald Wells (Viktor de Kowa) use NHM Model 9 revolvers in the final scene. NHM Model 9 revolvers are also seen in hands of police constables.

NHM Model 9 Type 1 blank-firing revolver - 9mm K
Mrs. Anderson draws the revolver from her purse.
She fires.
Mrs. Anderson's revolver lies near her dead body.
Der Falscher von London-NHM9-4.jpg
Dr. Wells' revolver lies near his dead body.
A police constable at the left holds an NHM Model 9 revolver.

Mondial Model 1900

A pocket pistol is very briefly seen in hands of John Leith (Walter Rilla) in the final scene. Its general appearance resembles German and Italian starter pistols, like Mondial Model 1900 that is often seen in the films of 1960s.

For comparison: Mondial Model 1900
John Leith draws his pistol.

Mauser HSc

In the final scene a police constable holds a Mauser HSc pistol.

WWII Nazi German produced Mauser HSc - .32 ACP (7.65x17mm)
A constable at the right holds a Mauser HSc pistol.

See Also

Edgar Wallace
Pre-WWII Films
Edgar Wallace Mysteries (1960–1965) 47 films
Other 1940s-1970s British films and TV series
Rialto Film (1959-1972) Face of the Frog (1959)  •  The Crimson Circle (1960)  •  The Terrible People (1960)  •  The Green Archer (1961)  •  The Dead Eyes of London (1961)  •  The Devil's Daffodil (1961)  •  The Forger of London (1961)  •  The Strange Countess (1961)  •  The Puzzle of the Red Orchid (1962)  •  The Door with Seven Locks (1962)  •  The Inn on the River (1962)  •  The Squeaker (1963)  •  The Black Abbot (1963)  •  The Indian Scarf (1963)  •  Room 13 (1964)  •  The Curse of the Hidden Vault (1964)  •  The Ringer (1964)  •  Traitor's Gate (1964)  •   Again the Ringer (1965)  •  The Sinister Monk (1965)  •  The Hunchback of Soho (1966)  •  The Trygon Factor (1966)  •  Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)  •  The Monk with the Whip (1967)  •  The Horror of Blackwood Castle (1968)  •  The Zombie Walks (1968)  •  Gorilla Gang (1968)  •  The Man with the Glass Eye (1969)  •  Double Face (1969)  •  Angels of Terror (1971)  •  What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)  •  Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)
Harry Alan Towers' British-German Film Series Death Drums Along the River (1963)  •  Coast of Skeletons (1965)  •  Circus of Fear (1966)  •  Five Golden Dragons (1967)
German Kurt Ulrich-Film and CCC-Film Productions The Avenger (1960)  •  The Curse of the Yellow Snake (1963)  •  The Devil Came from Akasava (1971)




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