Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922) and related work:
- Sequel: The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922) IMDb
The theatrical performance scene in the second half is the best part. I like Mabuse’s self-destructive behaviour, but the story is neither original nor very good.
The concept has matured and the curtain scene brings it all together.