UW Cinematheque - Peter Lorre: The Mad and the Bad
M | Germany | 1931 | DCP | 111 min. | German with English subtitles Director: Fritz Lang
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Peter Lorre, Otto Wirnicke, Ellen Widmann A series of child murders in a German city causes the police to mistakenly crack down on the criminal underworld. To protect its business, the mob undertakes its own investigation to catch the real culprit. Lorre, in his breakthrough role, plays the driven and surprisingly sympathetic killer.