The Man on the Eiffel Tower/L’homme de la Tour Eiffel

L’uomo della Torre Eiffel
Directed by Burgess MeredithItalian title: L’uomo della Torre Eiffel
USA / France / 1948 / 100’
Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone, Burgess Meredith

In Paris, a down and out medical student Johann Radek is paid by Bill Kirby to murder his wealthy aunt. A knife grinder is suspected, but Radek keeps taunting the police until they realize that he is the killer. The police and Maigret are led on chases through the streets and over the rooftops of Paris and finally up the girders of the Eiffel Tower.

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