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.
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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