The Door with Seven Locks (1962 film)
Director Alfred Vohrer
Country West Germany
|Writer Edgar Wallace, Harald G. Petersson, Johannes Kai, Gerhard F. Hummel|
Release date 19 June 1962 (1962-06-19)
The Door with Seven Locks (German: Die Tür mit den sieben Schlössern) is a 1962 West German/French crime film directed by Alfred Vohrer and starring Heinz Drache. It is an adaptation of the Edgar Wallace novel The Door with Seven Locks.
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It is an adaptation of the Edgar Wallace novel The Door with Seven Locks which had previously been made into a 1940 British film of the same title.
Cinematography took place between 26 February and 30 March 1962 at the Ufa-Filmatelier, Berlin and at locations like Tempelhof and Pfaueninsel.
The FSK gave the film a rating of 16 and up and found it not appropriate for screenings on public holidays.
It premiered in France under the title La porte aux sept serrures on 2 June 1962 at the Scarlett/Paris. The German premiere was on 19 June at the Europa-Palast at Frankfurt.
ReferencesThe Door with Seven Locks (1962 film) Wikipedia
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