The Mad Magician

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Mad Magician (1954, USA) is a Horror film directed by John Brahm.

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Main Details

  • Released on April 7, 1954 (Los Angeles)
  • Black & White & 3D
  • Running Time: 72 Min.
  • Production Co: Edward Small Productions
  • Distribution Co: Columbia Pictures
  • Directed by John Brahm
  • Written by Crane Wilbur
  • Starring Vincent Price, Mary Murphy, Eva Gabor
  • Produced by Bryan Foy
  • Original Music by Emil Newman
  • Cinematography by Bert Glennon
  • Film Editing by Grant Whytock

Plot Summary

  • An illusionist becomes homicidal when his best kept magic secrets are stolen by his rival.

Also Known As

  • Il Mostro Delle Nebbie (Italy)
  • Der Wahnsinnige Zauberkünstler (Germany)
  • La Mascara Siniestra (Mexico)


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