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Joseph L. Scanlan
An old Chinese gentleman rides into the town of Abalone, Arizona and changes it forever, as the citizens see themselves reflected in the mirror of Lao's mysterious circus of mythical beasts. Written by
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Good film concerning a mysterious Chinese who brings a unique carnival to a troubled western town. He manages to change the outlook of most of the citizens by introducing them to themselves through his various carnival acts. Not a rip roaring comedy, but one which causes the viewer to consider what it would be like if he or she walked through Dr. Lao's magical tent.
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