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The Man with the Glass Eye (Der Mann mit dem Glasauge)

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The Man with the Glass Eye
(Der Mann mit dem Glasauge)
Der Mann mit dem Glasauge Poster.jpg
Original German Poster
Country GER.jpg West Germany
Directed by Alfred Vohrer
Release Date 1969
Language German
Studio Rialto Film
Distributor Constantin Film
Main Cast
Character Actor
Inspector David Perkins Horst Tappert
Nora Wilson alias Yvonne Duval Karin Hübner
Sir Arthur Hubert von Meyerinck
Sergeant Jim Pepper Stefan Behrens
Bruce Sharringham Fritz Wepper
Lady Sharringham Friedel Schuster
"The Boss" Narziss Sokatscheff

The Man with the Glass Eye (Der Mann mit dem Glasauge) is a 1969 German detective movie directed by Alfred Vohrer. Despite the film is listed in Edgar Wallace film series, it isn't based on any Wallace's work. Several people, connected to the dance show "Las Vegas Girls", are killed by a masked knife thrower or poisoned. Inspector Perkins (Horst Tappert) and his assistant Sergeant Jim Pepper (Stefan Behrens) discover that the trails lead to the international traffick of girls and drugs.

The film is the 28th installment in the Rialto Film studio Edgar Wallace film series (1959-1972) and the last in the series, directed by Alfred Vohrer.


The following weapons were used in the film The Man with the Glass Eye (Der Mann mit dem Glasauge):


Arminius HW-1

Arminius HW-1 revolvers seen in hands of Inspector David Perkins (Horst Tappert), Sergeant Jim Pepper (Stefan Behrens), Lord Bruce Sharringham (Fritz Wepper), and gang members Bob (Harry Riebauer), Donovan (Klaus Miedel), Clark (Chris Anders) and Ray (Michael Miller).

Arminius HW-1 starter revolver
Donovan, hit in chest by a throwing knife, draws his revolver.
Clark (in brown overcoat) and Ray (in blue overcoat) threaten Linda and Leslie.
Ray in shootout with Inspector Perkins.
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Perkins fires at the locked door.
Perkins pursues Bob in the theater.
Perkins reloads his revolver.
A revolver in Mr. Nuthatcher's briefcase.
The revolver is seen from another side.
Sgt. Pepper and Inspector Perkins (at the left) and Bruce Sharringham (at the right) hold revolvers in the final scene.

Gecado Model 11 / Valor SM-11

In the scene in Parker' office Nora Wilson (Karin Hübner) draws a pocket pistol that is one of the nearly identical models Gecado Model 11 or Valor SM-11. Both models are based on non-lethal Reck P6; the main visible difference of the base gun is the shape of the slide serration.

Gecado Model 11 - 6.35mm Browning
Valor SM-11 - 6.35mm Browning
Nora draws the pistol from her muff.
Nora aims the pistol.
A view from another side.

Submachine Guns

Sten Mk II

A remotely controlled Sten Mk II is used as a trap in the scene on the vessel Olaf Ericsen.

Sten Mk II (Canadian) - 9x19mm
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The remotly controlled Sten is aimed at the unsuspecting victim.

Other Weapons

Toy Pistol

In the scene in Mr. Nuthatcher's curiosities shop Inspector Perkins (Horst Tappert) takes a circus toy pistol. According to the script, this gun was planned to reappear in the scene when Perkins and Sir Arthur are trapped by Bob who then disarms Perkins but to his surprise finds out that the gun is a toy. For unknown reasons, this scene is missing in the final release of the film.

Der Mann mit dem Glasauge-Toy-1.jpg
Perkins "shoots" the pistol in front of Nuthatcher.

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