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The Mad Magician (1954)





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In this horror film, originally released in 3-D, a magician goes on the rampage after a rival steels his secrets and his wife. His next performance involves the usual magic tricks--and death as he begins killing his quarry in very strange ways.


Mary Murphy
as Karen Lee
Eva Gabor
as Claire
John Emery
as Rinaldi
Don Randolph
as Ross Ormond
Donald Randolph
as Ross Ormond
Lenita Lane
as Alice Prentiss
Patrick O'Neal
as Bruce Allen
Jay Novello
as Mr. Prentiss
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Critic Reviews for The Mad Magician

All Critics (2)

Overly complicated and under-developed, this stock horror has its moments of invention...

March 24, 2013 | Full Review…

A delightfully villainous Vincent.

April 6, 2004 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Mad Magician

This movie reminded me of House of Wax a bit, but not as creepy. The story is interesting and the movie is exciting. Price gives a good performance as always. I liked it.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


Fun movie even without the 3-D, which was great. Price is great as a genius illusionist who is finally brought over the edge when his ideas are stolen. He gets revenge by murdering people and then taking their identities. The 3-D is great fun, but the story and Price make this film even better. The end is sudden and it could have used another 15 minutes, but still a solid film.

cody franklin
cody franklin

Super Reviewer

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