The film “Interpol” (German title: “Der Mann, den keiner kannte“) by John Gilling, first appears as a DVD in Germany in the unabridged theatrical version and in the original CinemaScope widescreen format in the context of the Édition Film Noir as Nº 1 in a strictly limited Mediabook version. As actors are u.a. with: Victor Mature (“Samson and Delilah”), Trevor Howard (“The Third Man”) and Anita Ekberg (“The Sweet Life”). The Film Noir from 1957 is also known under the English title “Pickup Alley“.

With the two films “Interpol” (1957) by John Gilling and “House by the River” (1950) by Fritz Lang UCM.ONE launches the Édition Film Noir on the label Artkeim², on the future regular more Film Noir beads will be released.


Interpol Commissioner Charles Sturgis (Victor Mature) persistently chases the drug dealer Frank McNally (Trevor Howard), who has been searching for years. McNally, who also has his hunter’s sister on his conscience, has gone into a facial surgery. But at the latest after the death of his sister Helen (Dorothy Alison) in New York, the professional investigation has become something personal. Sturgis is obsessed with McNally and so his private vendetta drives him from New York via London, Rome and Athens back to the US.

Equipment and technical data of the Mediabook

Film in the original CinemaScope widescreen format, 16-page booklet, artwork gallery, original trailer with preface by Congressman Hale Boggs | Aspect ratio: widescreen 2.35: 1 (anamorphic), black and white film | Running time: 88 min | Sound format: German DD 2.0, English DD 2.0 | FSK 16 | Édition Film Noir Nº 1

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