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Chandu the Magician


Dirs. William Cameron Menzies, Marcel Varnel. 1932, 71 mins. With Edmund Lowe, Irene Ware, Bela Lugosi. Magician/yogi Chandu battles the evil Roxor, who attempts to dominate the world using his death-ray machine. Menzies’s fabled design enhances this fantasy/adventure, which was photographedby James Wong Howe.

Preceded by:

Felix Monkeys with Magic

Dir. Otto Mesmer. 1925, 10 mins. Felix the Cat’s master, a magician, constantly plays tricks on Felix, until Felix decides to make some magic and mischief of his own.

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