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Director  Eugen York
Initial release  1958
Screenplay  Curt Johannes Braun
Writer  Curt J. Braun
Language  German
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Drama
Music director  Hans-Martin Majewski
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Country  West Germany
The Copper movie poster
Cast  Hans Albers (Otto Friedrich Dennert), Hansjörg Felmy (Harry Dennert), Susanne Cramer (Ursula Brandt), Horst Frank (Josef Schmitz), Mady Rahl (Toni), Werner Peters (Mücke)
Similar movies  Hunter Will Get You (1976)

The Copper also translated as The Grasper (German:Der Greifer) is a 1958 West German crime film directed by Eugen York and starring Hans Albers, Hansjörg Felmy and Susanne Cramer. It is a remake of the 1930 film The Copper which Albers had also starred in.

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Synopsis

Otto Friedrich Dennert a veteran of the Essen police force is known as "The Grabber" for his unconventional methods. While investigating a series of killins of women he reaches retirement age. The case is taken over by a new team, including Dennert's son Harry. Convinced that they have arrested the wrong person, Dennert begins investigating by himself with assistance from the criminal underworld.

Cast

  • Hans Albers as Otto Friedrich Dennert
  • Hansjörg Felmy as Harry Dennert
  • Susanne Cramer as Ursula Brandt
  • Ernst Stankovski as Willy Goede
  • Werner Peters as Mücke
  • Mady Rahl as Toni
  • Baerbel Wycisk as Evchen
  • Horst Frank as Josef Schmitz
  • Agnes Windeck as Mutter Schmitz
  • Siegfried Lowitz as Dr. Schreiber
  • Fritz Wagner as Emil
  • Reinhard Kolldehoff as Willy
  • Karl Hellmer as Karl Mertens
  • Herbert Hübner as Polizeipräsident
  • Lia Eibenschütz as Frau Mertens
  • Panos Papadopulos as Heini - der Taschendieb
  • Joachim Röcker as Tankwart
  • References

    The Copper Wikipedia
    The Copper IMDb The Copper themoviedb.org


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