Episode 30: The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

, with special guest:

The Testament of Dr. MabuseIn this week’s episode, we thoroughly enjoy a movie banned personally by Joseph Goebbels: The Testament of Dr. Mabuse!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because the second part of the episode will probably make no sense whatsoever if you don’t. This film is easily available via a great 2-disc set released by Criterion, and is also currently available streaming on Hulu Plus.

Please join us on August 21st for second movie in our Fritz Lang triple feature: Ministry of Fear!

The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse poster Rating: 8.0/10 (11,243 votes)
Director: Fritz Lang
Writer: Norbert Jacques (characters), Fritz Lang (scenario), Fritz Lang, René Sti (French adaptation), Thea von Harbou (scenario), Thea von Harbou
Stars: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Thomy Bourdelle, Gustav Diessl, Rudolf Schündler
Runtime: 122 min
Rated: Not Rated
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Released: 19 Mar 1943
Plot: A criminal mastermind uses hypnosis to rule the rackets after death.

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