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THE MAD MAGICIAN (1954)

THE MAD MAGICIAN <span>(1954)</span> artwork

THE MAD MAGICIAN (1954)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 73

Release dates 19/01/2020

Ratings Info moderate violence, threat

Genre(s) Drama, Crime

Director(s) John Brahm

Cast includes Vincent Price, Mary Murphy, Eva Gabor, Patrick O'Neal, John Emery, Donald Randolph, Lenita Lane

Cut versions One or more versions of this work have been cut. Cuts are detailed for each respective version found under "Related works".

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 09/01/2020

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE MAD MAGICIAN is a crime drama in which a struggling magician takes vengeance on those who ruined his career.

Violence

It is implied a man's head is cut off with a circular saw, with aftermath side of his body on the machine but with the blade concealing his severed neck. There is also a fistfight, and brief sight of a man being burned alive in a machine.

Threat and horror

A man is held down on a machine as a large saw blade approaches his neck. A body is disposed of on a public bonfire, unbeknownst to the onlookers.

Details

Title
THE MAD MAGICIAN
Year
1954
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Powerhouse Films UK,Columbia Picture Corp. Ltd
Classified date(s)
09/09/2019
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF026869

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