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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Did You Know?
The two things that show business agent Ben Green (Burgess Meredith
) said that he had survived, which meant that he did not scare easily, were Tallulah Bankhead
, and the death of vaudeville. See more
Members of the crew are reflected in the cabin window when Corky gets his jacket before going out in the boat with Duke. See more
There was never me, only us.
Schmucko... us was you.
It was you the whole time... I hope I don't die first, is all...
We'll go together, chances are...
Credits: Fats Anthony Hopkins See more
Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life
Music by Victor Herbert
Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
Portion sung by Anthony Hopkins See more