Original Columbia Pictures theatrical trailer for “The Mad Magician” (1954).
“The Mad Magician” (1954) was directed by John Braham. Braham would later direct 12 episodes of Rod Serling’s “The Twilight Zone” (from 1959-64), five episodes of Alfred Hitchcock’s hour-long version of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour” (from 1962-65), eight episodes of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” (from 1966-67) and the spin-off series, “The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.” (from 1965-67).
Braham’s film was produced by veteran film producer Bryan Foy, who was one of the original “Seven Little Foys” (who toured with his father, Eddie Foy in the days of vaudeville stage entertainment long before entering the film industry).
Who was in “The Mad Magician” (1954)?
The players who appeared in Braham’s film were Vincent Price (as Don Gallico, a.k.a. “Gallico the Great”), Mary Murphy (as Karen Lee), Eva Gabor (as Claire Ormond), John Emery (as the “Great Rinaldi”), Donald Randolph (as Ross Ormond), Lenita Lane (as Alice Prentiss), Patrick O’Neal (as Lt. Alan Bruce), Jay Novello (as Frank Prentiss), Tom Powers (in an uncredited role as an inspector) and Robert B. Williams (in an uncredited role as a carriage driver).