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Invisible Thread (1987)

| Comedy, Sci-Fi | TV Movie
A pair of magicians perform a magic trick involving "invisible thread" which could affect the fate of human existence.

Director:

Bob Balaban

Writers:

Penn Jillette, Teller
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Penn Jillette ... Himself
Teller ... Himself
Donald Acree Donald Acree ... Wally
Evan Handler ... Agent No. 1
Geoff Ewing Geoff Ewing ... Agent No. 2
Florence Stanley ... Receptionist
James Randi ... Dr. Zwicki (as James Randy)
G. Gordon Liddy ... Sargeant Rambo
Deborah Rush ... Dr. Norris
Nicholas Saunders Nicholas Saunders ... General
Isao Sato Isao Sato ... Scientist
Dick Cavett
Andy Warhol ... Himself
Joe Franklin Joe Franklin
Peter Wolf Peter Wolf
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A pair of magicians perform a magic trick involving "invisible thread" which could affect the fate of human existence.

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Penn & Teller's Invisible Thread See more »

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See it if you can find it.
10 May 2000 | by DogmatixSee all my reviews

A very good short starring Penn and Teller and featuring the magic trick that saved the world. Vaguely amusing, vaguely bizarre but definitely entertaining. I only wish that I had a copy of it. I haven't seen it in years, but it left enough of an impression on me that I still think about it from time to time.


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