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Location scenes filmed on the French Riviera. Opened in Paris in April 1961 as Les mains d'Orlac; running time: 105 min; released in Great Britain in April 1962; running time: 95 min. The role of Professor Volcheff is played by Wolfit in the English version and by Balptr in the French version. May also be known as Hands of a Strangler. Previously filmed in 1924 as Orlac Hnde (Austria) and released in the U. S. in 1928 as The Hands of Orlac; also filmed in the U. S. and released in 1935 as Mad Love.