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Carnival Magic (1981)

G | | Fantasy
A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon ... See full summary »

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Don Stewart ...
Markov
Jennifer Houlton ...
Ellen
Howard Segal ...
David
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Kate
Joe Cirillo ...
Kirk
Mark Weston ...
Stoney
Charles Reynolds ...
Dr. Poole
Diane Kettering ...
Kim
Missy Crutchfield ...
Girl in Car (as Missy O'Shea)
Ron De Marco ...
Dr. Poole's Assistant (as Ron DeMarco)
Farzene Habib ...
Nurse Ranya
Earl Vedder ...
Gus / Clarence
Mike Allen ...
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Sgt. Willis ...
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Gordon Peterson Jr. ...
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A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon become the stars of the carnival, drawing in big crowds. However, the wild-animal trainer, who has been displaced by the team as the carnival's top act, decides to kidnap Alex and sell him to a medical laboratory for experimentation, thereby getting rid of his competition. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Al Adamson Goes Ape
27 July 2011 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Carnival magician Don Stewart (as Markov) is fired from his job, but gets it back when he makes his talking chimpanzee companion "Trudi" (as Alexander) part of the act. The attention has a bad side effect when "Alex" is chimp-napped by a mad scientist and jealous lion tamer who think he may be the missing link. Director Al Adamson's wife Regina "Gena" Carrol (as Kate) is Mr. Stewart's bosomy assistant. Fortunately, Stewart kept his day job on "The Guiding Light" serial. Even more fortunately, Mr. Adamson's threatened sequel "More Carnival Magic" (1982) did not materialize.

*** Carnival Magic (1981) Al Adamson ~ Don Stewart, Jennifer Houlton, Howard Segal, Mark Weston


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