A stage illusionist kills his employer after the latter threatens to expose his true identity and past occupation as a prison guard for the SS during WWII to the Israeli government when the illusionist refuses to be a victim of his employer's blackmailing.
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Now, when the cube is in the water tank, you're not really in that cube, right?
Perhaps. Perhaps not.
It's not that I want you to give away any professional secrets.
My dear friend, I'd rather confess to a murder than to do THAT.
Music by Henry Mancini
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Sung by cabaret singer and incorporated into the background score See more