A greedy King Midas is visited one day by a mysterious visitor who grants him the ability to turn all things he touches to gold. He learns his lesson when the food he tries to eat and his own daughter are turned to gold as well. The visitor reappears and offers him the opportunity to return to his old self, which he gladly does. Written by
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The appearance of the "Dark Stranger" who gives King Midas the golden touch is based on Max Schreck's makeup for the 1922 German film "Nosferatu," based on "Dracula" and directed by F. W. Murnau. See more
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