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Das kriminelle Berlin: Fritz Lang und die Ganoven

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Ulli Kulke
Gangster als Statisten: Fritz Langs „M“ mit Peter Lorre (vorne links) in der Hauptrolle.

Gangster als Statisten: Fritz Langs „M“ mit Peter Lorre (vorne links) in der Hauptrolle.

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In den 1920er-Jahren beherrschten Ringvereine die Berliner Unterwelt, arbeiteten aber auch mit der Polizei zusammen.

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