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I'm trying to figure out who "Bauernfänger" is in Lang's M, what scene(s) he is in. He is supposedly played by the actor Theo Lingen. I haven't spotted him yet in viewing the film, and I can't find a reference to that name in the subtitles. "M" of course is Lang's trolling of the Nazi party.

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    This may be what you are looking for: con-man, but you'll probably have better luck on Movies SE as already suggested.
    – Lars Bosteen
    Nov 12 '18 at 9:22
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As Lars Bosteen suggests in his comment, Theo Lingen plays the character referred to as the "con-man" in this transcript. (That's what "bauernfänger" translates to.)

He first appears in the film around 29 minutes in, lying on the sofa and smoking a cigarette and then doing card tricks at the table:

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    Yeah, that's him - the voice is unmistakable :)
    – Arsak
    Nov 12 '18 at 14:50
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I found a trailer for the movie here and the cast is introduced starting at 1:35.

The character played by Theo Lingen is shown from 1:50 to 1:55. Here is a screenshot:

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Unfortunately, I could not find a script so far. Thus, I can not really describe the scenes he is playing in. But maybe you recognise him now, when re-watching the film.

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