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The Mask Of Dimitrios

While on vacation in Istanbul, mystery novelist Cornelius Leyden (Peter Lorre) is given the opportunity to view the body of the recently deceased criminal mastermind Dimitrios Makropoulos (Zachary Scott). Upon seeing the body, Leyden becomes obsessed with uncovering the story behind the crime lord's rise to power. With the help of local police Colonel Haki (Kurt Katch), Leyden journeys across Europe, piecing together a sordid narrative of Makropoulos' life and uncovering long-buried secrets.

Release Date

June 23, 1944

Running Time

95 minutes

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Sydney Greenstreet

Sydney Greenstreet

Zachary Scott

Zachary Scott

Faye Emerson

Faye Emerson

Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre


Director Jean Negulesco

Screenplay Frank Gruber

Producer Henry Blanke

Cinematography Arthur Edeson

Editing Frederick Richards

Music Adolph Deutsch

Distributor Warner Bros.

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