The Devil Strikes At Night (1957)
Chilling true-life account dramatizes the desperate search for Bruno Ludke, a German serial killer who was responsible for the grisly murders of over 80 women between 1933 and 1944. Although Ludke was eventually apprehended, Hitler, fearing embarrassment to the Third Reich, ordered all information about the case suppressed and the detective who spearheaded the investigation sent to combat duty. Claus Holm, Mario Adorf, Hannes Messemer star. AKA: "The Devil Came At Night." 105 min. Standard; Soundtrack: German; Subtitles: English. In German with English subtitles.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Foreign Film