Sinister Monk, The

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Der unheimliche Mönch
The Sinister Monk
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Theatrical Poster
Country GER.jpg Germany
Directed by Harald Reinl
Release Date 1965
Language German
Studio Rialto Film
Distributor Constantin Film
Main Cast
Character Actor
Gwendolin Gillmore Karin Dor
Inspector Bratt Harald Leipnitz
Sir Richard Siegfried Lowitz
Lady Patricia Ilse Steppat
Sir William Dieter Eppler
Ronny Hartmut Reck
Sergeant Cunning Kurt Waitzmann
Lola Uta Levka
Dolores Dunja Rajter
Mary Uschi Glas


The Sinister Monk (Der unheimliche Mönch) is a 1965 German detective movie directed by Harald Reinl and adapted from the theatrical play "The Terror" by Edgar Wallace. A man in black monk outfit kills the members of an aristocratic family, using a whip.

The film is the 20th installment in the Rialto Film studio film series (1959-1972) adapted from the works of Edgar Wallace. It also was the last film of the series directed by Harald Reinl.


The following weapons were used in the film The Sinister Monk (Der unheimliche Mönch):

Contents


Arminius HW-1

Arminius HW-1 revolvers are seen in hands of Inspector Bratt (Harald Leipnitz), his aide Sergeant Cunning (Kurt Waitzmann), Sir Richard (Siegfried Lowitz), Alfons Short (Rudolf Schündler) and also of gangsters and police personnel.

Arminius HW-1 starter revolver
Inspector Potter (uncredited) aims his revolver at the Monk.
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Sir Richard loads his revolver.
During the encounter on the windmill, one of thugs (uncredited) seizes Sergeant Cunning's revolver.
Inspector Bratt holds his revolver in the same scene.
Cunning's revolver on the floor.
Sergeant Cunning (Kurt Waitzmann) holds his Arminius HW-1 in the same scene.
Inspector Bratt holds his revolver during the shootout on the junkyard.

Walther PPK

What appears to be a Walther PPK is seen in hands of a gangster during the shootout on the junkyard.

Walther PPK - .380 ACP. Note the ring just behind the magazine.
A pistol that seems to be a Walther PPK is seen at the right.

Sten Mk II

In a hideout of gangsters a pair of the Canadian model Sten Mk II submachine guns is seen hanging on the wall.

Sten Mk II (Canadian) - 9x19mm
A pair of Stens at the background.

Water Gun

Lola (Uta Levka) owns a water pistol loaded with sulfuric acid.

The water pistol in Lola's bag.
Lola drives away Ronny (Hartmut Reck), threatening him with the sulfuric acid-loaded gun.
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Close-ups of the water gun.
Inspector Bratt (Harald Leipnitz) finds the water gun in the grass.

Trivia

A row of Napoleonic era artillery piecies is seen on the embankment of the Thames near the Tower Bridge.

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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