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Black Magic (1949)

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105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV's court.
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Writers
Alexandre Dumas (novel "Joseph Balsamo, mémoires d'un médecin") (as Alexandre Dumas père) | Charles Bennett (adaptation and screenplay) | Richard Schayer (additional scenes and dialogue)
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Updated Aug 19, 1949

Release date
Aug 19, 1949 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Orson Welles
Joseph Balsamo aka Count Cagliostro Joseph Balsamo aka Count Cagliostro   See fewer
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Nancy Guild
Marie Antoinette / Lorenza Marie Antoinette / Lorenza   See fewer
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Akim Tamiroff
Gitano Gitano   See fewer
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Frank Latimore
Gilbert de Rezel Gilbert de Rezel   See fewer
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Margot Grahame
Mme. du Barry Mme. du Barry   See fewer
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Stephen Bekassy
Viscount de Montagne Viscount de Montagne   See fewer
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Berry Kroeger
Alexandre Dumas, Sr. Alexandre Dumas, Sr.   See fewer
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Gregory Gaye
Chambord / Monk (as Gregory Gay) Chambord / Monk (as Gregory Gay)   See fewer
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Raymond Burr
Alexandre Dumas, Jr. Alexandre Dumas, Jr.   See fewer
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Charles Goldner
Dr. Franz Anton Mesmer Dr. Franz Anton Mesmer   See fewer
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Lee Kresel
King Louis XVI / Innkeeper King Louis XVI / Innkeeper   See fewer
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Robert Atkins
King Louis XV King Louis XV   See fewer
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Nicholas Bruce
De Remy De Remy   See fewer
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Annielo Mele
Joseph Balsamo - as a child Joseph Balsamo - as a child   See fewer
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Ronald Adam
Court President Court President   See fewer
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Bruce Belfrage
Crown Prosecutor Crown Prosecutor   See fewer
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Alexander Danaroff
Dr. Duval / Baron von Minden Dr. Duval / Baron von Minden   See fewer
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Leonardo Scavino
Gaston / Beniamino Balsamo (as Leon Lenoir) Gaston / Beniamino Balsamo (as Leon Lenoir)   See fewer
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Tamara Shayne
Maria Balsamo Maria Balsamo   See fewer
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Joop van Hulzen
Minister of Justice Minister of Justice   See fewer
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Peter Trent
Dr. Mesmer's Friend Dr. Mesmer's Friend   See fewer
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Giuseppe Varni
Boehmer Boehmer   See fewer
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Tatyana Pavlova
The Mother The Mother   See fewer
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Harriet Medin
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Valentino Bruchi
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Renato Casanova
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Rosina Galli
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Mary Genni
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Silvana Mangano
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Filippo Minelli
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Count Orloff
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Maria Antonietta Pavese
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Michele Sakara
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Nicholas Soussanin
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Princess Vassileikof
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Milly Vitale
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Prince Volkonski
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Baroness Vredeun
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6.4 / 10 | 855 votes