Paris switches identities with Nicolai during a magic show and the real sovereign is taken to safety. Francesca, cooperating with the IMF plan, fakes her own suicide cutting off Sabattini's route to power. The theft of the royal vault is discovered, and Phelps contacts Sabattini as a former partner of Stephan's claiming that he can force the price to reveal the location of the royal treasure. Written by
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When Jim Phelps, giving his name as "Roger Benedict," sends Col. Sabattini (John Vernon) a diamond from the nation's crown jewels, Sabattini tests whether the diamond is real by using it to carve a scratch on a mirror inside a wooden box. When the scratch line is shown a moment later, however, it is a different length, in a different location on the mirror, and cut at a different angle. See more