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Das Kriminalmuseum was a German television series. It ran from 1963 to 1970 on ZDF and was one of its first programs. Each episode began with a tracking shot through an unspecified crime museum, stopping at one of the displays, whose story was then told. Each episode was between 60 and 75 minutes long and featured different actors as the criminal commissioner. The best known was Erik Ode, who in 1969 moved to Der Kommissar, appearing in 97 episodes. The theme music of the series was written by German composer Martin Böttcher, who also composed the complete scores for five episodes.

Series Cast

  1. Reinhard Glemnitz

    Erzähler, Kriminalassistent Bernhard, Kriminalinspektor Dr. Gottlieb, Kriminaloberkommissar Levin

    44 Episodes

  2. Heini Göbel as Kriminalassistent Berger, Bucher, Polizeimeister Juppke, Dr. Hornig, and Immobilienmakler Kolbe

    Heini Göbel

    Kriminalassistent Berger, Bucher, Polizeimeister Juppke, Dr. Hornig and 1 more...

    5 Episodes

  3. Walter Sedlmayr as Bahnwärter, Drogist, Herr Schmiedl, Renz, and Alois Hirsch

    Walter Sedlmayr

    Bahnwärter, Drogist, Herr Schmiedl, Renz and 1 more...

    5 Episodes

  4. Wolfgang Völz as Kriminalkommissar Michall, Kriminalassistent Möller, Joe, Rudolf Berghaus, and Erwin König

    Wolfgang Völz

    Kriminalkommissar Michall, Kriminalassistent Möller, Joe, Rudolf Berghaus and 1 more...

    5 Episodes

  5. Fritz Straßner

    Kriminalkommissar Bachmann, Bauer, Polizeiobermeister Müller, Friedrich Linke

    4 Episodes

  6. Günther Ungeheuer

    Kriminalkommissar Ledebur, Kriminalkommissar Derksen, Heinz Kornwaitl, Andreas Bechmer

    4 Episodes

  7. Franz Muxeneder as Druckereibesitzer Plumm, Charly, and Polizeiwachtmeister Stracke

    Franz Muxeneder

    Druckereibesitzer Plumm, Charly, Polizeiwachtmeister Stracke

    3 Episodes

  8. Horst Niendorf as Kriminalinspektor Lehndorf, Kriminalkommissar Niklas, and Kriminalinspektor Halm

    Horst Niendorf

    Kriminalinspektor Lehndorf, Kriminalkommissar Niklas, Kriminalinspektor Halm

    3 Episodes

  9. Rosemarie Fendel as Maria Lohnert, Frau Zenta, and Erna Langmann

    Rosemarie Fendel

    Maria Lohnert, Frau Zenta, Erna Langmann

    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 7

1970 | 1 Episode

Season 7 of Das Kriminalmuseum premiered on August 7, 1970.

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Das Kriminalmuseum
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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language German


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