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Chandu the Magician (1932) Poster

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This movie was based on "Chandu the Magician," a radio show that was airing at the time. Chandu was the basis for many of the later magician characters, including DC's Sandor the Mystic and Marvel Comics's Dr. Strange.
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In the subsequent Chandu serial, producers promoted Lugosi to the role of the magician-yogi.
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Cost-conscious Fox studios paid $40,000 for the rights to Chandu. Lugosi received $2500, Ware $1250, Hammond $100, Walthall $1000, and Stuart $300.Filming was completed July 1932.
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Nigel De Brulier's yogi was the model for the sorcerer in Disney's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice."
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Henry B. Walthall replaced Ralph Morgan as Regent.
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