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A murder backstage

A murder backstage (Greek Έγκλημα στα παρασκήνια) was a Greek murder-mystery film released in 1960.


A mysterious tough-looking man demands to see an actress backstage. He is initially refused until the actress herself gives her consent over the phone. Shortly afterwards, the actress is found stabbed to death while the mysterious visitor is nowhere to be seen.

A plain-clothes police officer investigates the murder as does a newspaper publisher. Together they discover the identity of the mystery man and unravel a case of illicit love, murder and blackmail.



The film won the following awards at the 1st Film Festival of Thessaloniki: