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Trick for Trick (1933)

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... Azrah
... La Tour
... Constance Russell
... Albert Young
... Metzger
... John Russell (as Ed. Van Sloan)
... Dr. Frank Fitzgerald
... Maisie Henry
Boothe Howard ... Detective Lt. Jed Dobson
... David Adams (as Clifford Jones)
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21 April 1933 (USA)  »

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Farsa contra farsa  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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great sfx, especially for the era, good watch
10 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

I saw a screening of this at Graumann's Chinese almost 20 years ago as part of a "Cult Movies" film festival... I was amazed at how wonderful special effects were for a 1933 film. Very well executed. Two modern (1930's) "magicians" (Morgan and Jory) battle it out magically to save the girl, save the money and save the day in a spectacular virtue vs greed finale.

The film had all the touches of the era... a beautiful, smart but adventurous damsel daring distress, wonderful character actors playing super-magicians (ala Mandrake or Dr. Strange,)the handsome, strong and virtuous but slightly dumb raccoon coat clad hero and enough witty dialogue, dark plot, intrigue and danger to be a great ride. Hard to find but well the watch if you can.


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