The young and self-confident Danny blufs at the local police-station that he will escape out of prison within one hour. What follows is a flashback about his childhood with his uncle and aunt, which are 'vaudeville'-artists themselves. We also follow the problems of Danny with the corrupt son of the mayor. Written by
He can get away with anything, that's why they call him The Escape Artist
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Did You Know?
The technical adviser on this film is noted card trick, magic, and circus act expert Ricky Jay
, who subsequently became well known as an actor, making his film debut in the same year, 1982, that this film was released. See more
You wanna know what you need? You need an education.
Referenced in The Dream Studio