The Mask of Dimitrios
The Mask of Dimitrios (1944)

This film tells the story of a Dutch mystery writer who goes on vacation in Istanbul. At a party, he meets the chief of the secret police. The chief tells the writer that the stabbed corpse of notorious criminal Dimitrios Makropoulous… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 1, 1944
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Nicolas Rapold
Film Comment Magazine

Romanian-born ex-painter Negulesco aims for sophistication with Hitchcockian banter between rivals -- Lorre and perennially suspicious Sydney Greenstreet -- and a crafty Wellesian figure of hearsay in Dimitrios.

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Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

"The Mask of Dimitrios" may get bogged down with its storytelling structure, but don't let that keep you from enjoying yet another amazing encounter between Greenstreet and Lorre.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Warner Bros. could crank out smashing suspense films like this one on a regular basis during the 1940s.

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