The Mask of Dimitrios1944

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The Mask of Dimitrios
Directed by:
Jean Negulesco

"The Mask of Dimitrios" (also known as "Maschera di Dimitrios, La") is a Crime/Drama/Film-noir/Mystery film directed by Jean Negulesco, and written by Frank Gruber (screenplay), released on June 23 of 1944 in the USA , starring Sydney Greenstreet, Zachary Scott, Faye Emerson, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen and Steven Geray.

Who directed "The Mask of Dimitrios":

The Mask of Dimitrios was directed by Jean Negulesco, a Romanian director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before directing The Mask of Dimitrios, Jean Negulesco had directed Singapore Woman, released in 1941, City for Conquest (1940). Since, he directed The Conspirators, released in 1944, Three Strangers (1946), Humoresque (1946), Deep Valley (1947), Johnny Belinda (1948), and Road House (1948).

What was the release date of "The Mask of Dimitrios":

The Mask of Dimitrios was initially released on Friday, June 23, 1944, in the United States.. This was seventy-five (75) years ago.

It has been released on Sunday, June 30, 1991 in Germany.

What is the cast of "The Mask of Dimitrios":

At the casting of The Mask of Dimitrios we find Sydney Greenstreet, previously seen in Between Two Worlds (1944) and Passage to Marseille (1944); Zachary Scott (Hollywood Canteen (1944), The Southerner (1945)); Faye Emerson (Between Two Worlds (1944), Uncertain Glory (1944)) [ more... ]

  • David Hoffman and Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen, Steven Geray, Kurt Katch, Monte Blue can all be seen in The Conspirators, released in 1944.
  • Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Steven Geray, Kurt Katch and Georges Metaxa also appeared in Background to Danger, released in 1943.
  • Victor Francen and Sydney Greenstreet, Zachary Scott, Faye Emerson, Peter Lorre also appeared together in Hollywood Canteen, released in 1944.
  • Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen and Monte Blue also appeared together in Passage to Marseille, released in 1944.
  • Faye Emerson, Peter Lorre and Steven Geray have all also be seen in Hotel Berlin, released in 1945.
  • Zachary Scott, Steven Geray and Monte Blue can also be seen in The Unfaithful, released in 1947.
  • Monte Blue and Florence Bates, John Abbott also appeared in Saratoga Trunk, released in 1945.
  • Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre and Monte Blue also appeared in Casablanca, released in 1942.
  • Peter Lorre, Victor Francen and David Hoffman can be seen in The Beast with Five Fingers, released in 1946.
  • Monte Blue and Victor Francen, Florence Bates also worked together in San Antonio, released in 1945.
  • Monte Blue and Zachary Scott, Faye Emerson can be seen in Danger Signal, released in 1945.

What is the Storyline of "The Mask of Dimitrios":

Dutch mystery writer Cornelius Leyden (Peter Lorre) is visiting Istanbul. A fan of his, Colonel Haki (Kurt Katch) of the Turkish police, believes he would be interested in the history of one Dimitrios Makropoulos (Zachary Scott), whose body was just washed up on the beach. Leyden is so fascinated by what Haki tells of the dead arch-criminal that he becomes determined to learn more.

He seeks out Dimitrios's associates all over Europe, none of whom have a kind word for the deceased. They reveal more [...]

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