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The Magic Face (1951)

Actor becomes Hitler's valet, murders him, takes his place and ruins Nazi Germany's war efforts.

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Rudi Janus / Janus the Great / Adolf Hitler
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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)
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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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Behind the sins that lost the war! See more »

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Drama | War

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13 August 1951 (USA)  »

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Canavar Ruhu  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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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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Great old World War II war/drama movie.
2 February 2001 | by (Sun City, Arizona) – See all my reviews

This is a thoroughly fascinating movie about Hitler and World War II. The plot makes one wonder if possibly that's what really happened with the destruction of the Nazis and Germany in the 1940's.

It would be great if Columbia Pictures would put this movie on video tape, still better if they would make a new picture of this story.


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