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The Magic Face (1951)

 -  Drama | War  -  13 August 1951 (USA)
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Actor becomes Hitler's valet, murders him, takes his place and ruins Nazi Germany's war efforts.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rudi Janus / Janus the Great / Adolf Hitler
Patricia Knight ...
Vera Janus
William L. Shirer ...
Himself
Jaspar von Oertzen ...
Maj. Fritz Weinrich
Anton Mitterwurzer ...
Hans (Rudi's valet) (as Toni Mitterwurzer)
Peter Preses ...
Warden Harbacker
Manfred Inger ...
Heinrich Wagner
Charles Koenig ...
Franz (the warden's clerk)
Rolf Wanka ...
Gen. Rodenbusch (as R. Wanka)
Oskar Willner ...
Gen. von Schlossen (as Willner)
Bell ...
Gen. Haldes
Eric Zuckmann ...
Hermann Erhardt ...
Hermann Göring (as Herman Erhardt)
Hans Sheel ...
Gen. Steig
Michael Tellering ...
Lt. Col. Heitmeier (security chief)
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Actor becomes Hitler's valet, murders him, takes his place and ruins Nazi Germany's war efforts.

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Luther Adler would briefly impersonate Adolf Hitler again in the 1960 Twilight Zone episode, "The Man in the Bottle." Because of his age and weight he no longer bore any resemblance, but this was immaterial to the other characters given the context. See more »

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Fascinating story set in the World War II era.
16 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

Very interesting story set around Hitler and a magician and his beautiful wife. Intriguing story which is a very thought provoking possibility as to why Hitler changed tactics during World War II. We wish this movie was available on video so that we could view it again after all these years.


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