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The Mad Magician (1954)

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72 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Don Gallico is a master at designing magical illusions which are sold by his employer, Mr. Ormond, to famous magicians such as Rinaldi. He is also a master of disguise and realistic mask design. When Don embarks upon his own career as ...See moreDon Gallico is a master at designing magical illusions which are sold by his employer, Mr. Ormond, to famous magicians such as Rinaldi. He is also a master of disguise and realistic mask design. When Don embarks upon his own career as Gallico the Great, showcasing his own masterful illusions, his dreams are shattered by Ormond and he turns to murder to vent his frustrations. Written by Jeff Hole See less
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Crane Wilbur (story) (screenplay)
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Updated May 19, 1954

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May 19, 1954 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Vincent Price
Don Gallico / Gallico the Great Don Gallico / Gallico the Great   See fewer
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Mary Murphy
Karen Lee Karen Lee   See fewer
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Eva Gabor
Claire Ormond Claire Ormond   See fewer
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John Emery
The Great Rinaldi The Great Rinaldi   See fewer
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Donald Randolph
Ross Ormond Ross Ormond   See fewer
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Lenita Lane
Alice Prentiss Alice Prentiss   See fewer
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Patrick O'Neal
Lt. Alan Bruce Lt. Alan Bruce   See fewer
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Jay Novello
Frank Prentiss Frank Prentiss   See fewer
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Corey Allen
Gus the Stagehand (uncredited) Gus the Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Conrad Brooks
Bonfire Extra (uncredited) Bonfire Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Eldredge
Theatre Manager (uncredited) Theatre Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Engel
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Haskell
Carriage Driver (uncredited) Carriage Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Kenney
Stagehand (uncredited) Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Powers
Inspector (uncredited) Inspector (uncredited)   See fewer
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Keith Richards
Man on Telephone (uncredited) Man on Telephone (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lyle Talbot
Program Hawker (uncredited) Program Hawker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roland Varno
Master of Ceremonies (uncredited) Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert B. Williams
Carriage Driver (uncredited) Carriage Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 1,220 votes