Roman numeral for 1,000.
Symbol for meter.
Film 1931, directed by Fritz Lang, loosely based on the real-life manhunt for the Düsseldorf child-murderer, in which the criminal underworld assists the forces of law and order to track the killer down.
In his first sound film, Lang comments on the ironic parallels between organized crime and the police as well as analyzing the psychological makeup of a compulsive killer, hauntingly played by Peter Lorre.
13th letter of the English alphabet. It corresponds to the Greek mu (M, m) and the Semitic mem, and is almost always sounded as a voiced labial nasal. Finally, or before consonants, it disappears in French, Portuguese, and other languages, leaving a trace in nasalization of the preceding vowel.