Magician's assistant Corky performs disastrously at his first solo appearance. He is given a ventriloquist dummy called Fats to improve his act and within a few years Corky is at the height of fame. However, Fats has developed a mind of his own and wants to control his master.
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Abracadabra, I sit on his knee. Presto chango, and now he is me. Hocus Pocus, we take her to bed. Magic is fun; we're dead.
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ranked the movie at the number nine spot on his Ten Best Films of the Year list for 1978. See more
When Duke and Corky are fishing, Duke casts his rod and there is a buzzing sound, as if the spool is unwinding against a clicker. The reel is a spinning reel, which the line comes off free spool during a cast. There would be no clicking sound. See more
It's just success, kid. You want success but you're afraid of it. It happens to everybody at this stage.
Credits: Fats Anthony Hopkins See more
Referenced in Rewind This!
Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life
Music by Victor Herbert
Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
Portion sung by Anthony Hopkins See more