The Old Fox (1977– )
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Der Irrtum 



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Episode credited cast:
Siegfried Lowitz ... Kommissar Erwin Köster
Michael Ande ... Gerd Heymann
Jan Hendriks ... Martin Brenner
Gisela Peltzer Gisela Peltzer ... Gudrun Schade
Karl Heinz Vosgerau Karl Heinz Vosgerau ... Rolf Schade
Thekla Carola Wied ... Hanne Kirchberger
Iris Berben ... Sybille Zopf
Wolfgang Völz Wolfgang Völz ... Pieter Jong
Hans Dieter Zeidler Hans Dieter Zeidler ... Blümel
Volker Eckstein ... Vogt
Rosl Mayr Rosl Mayr ... Frau Zanzinger
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stefan Miller Stefan Miller
Inge Schwanneke Inge Schwanneke


Sybille Zopf and Hanne Kirchberger spend their afternoon in a shop,Hanne bought a purple raincoat.Then the went to Sybille's apartment for the supper.They spoke about Sybille's relationship with Rolf Schade.As the telephone doesn't work, Sybille goes out to the next public phone booth to call her mother, wearing the purple coat of her friend.When she was walking, a black car passed near and somebody killed Sybille with a shot in the head.Then the Old Fox speaks with Hanne Kirchberger and mentions the relationship between Sybille and Rolf and also the fact that Gudrun is a very jealous woman. Written by zutterjp48

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Crime | Drama




West Germany



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24 October 1980 (West Germany) See more »

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The woman with the purple raincoat
21 July 2019 | by zutterjp48See all my reviews

Der Irrtum is very good episode of the Old Fox serie.Two friends ,Sybille and and Hanne spent the afternoon together,Hanne bought a purple raincoat.They have supper together speaking of Sybille's relationship with Rolf Schade and also about Gudrun Schade,the spouse of Rolf.Then Sybille needs to phone to her mother.As the telephone doesn't work she decides to go the next phone booth.Hanne told her to take her purple raincoat.Some minutes later Sybille is killed in the street by a shot in the head.Then begins a complicated investigation because there are a lot of strange characters who can be involved in that murder !! The performance of Gisela Peltzer (Gudrun Schade). Karl Heinz Vosgerau (Rolf Schade),Thekla Carola Wied (Hanne Kirchberger), Wolfgang Völz (Pieter Jong), Hans Dieter Zeidler (Blümel) and Iris Berben (Sybille Zopf) are excellent.

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