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Chandu the Magician (1932)

In The Spider (1931), Edmund Lowe (Dinner at Eight) portrayed Chatrand the Great, a hypnotist and magician who solves a murder. Its success led Lowe to take on the role of the similar (and similarly named) Chandu the Magician (1932), reuniting … Continue reading

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Cleopatra (1970)

Osamu Tezuka’s follow-up to the hugely ambitious A Thousand and One Nights (1969) was the second “Animerama” feature from his studio Mushi Productions: Cleopatra (1970). If anything, it was even more ambitious than its predecessor. It’s another adult animated epic, but this time told … Continue reading

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