Chandu the Magician 1932
Chandu the Magician was based on a popular radio serial that debuted in 1931 and was principally aimed at younger listeners. Both the radio program and film center around an unusual hero named Frank Chandler aka Chandu. Chandu is an American citizen who mastered the occult arts while he was in India with help from some wise Yogis. Throughout the movie, Frank/Chandu summons phantom doppelgangers, makes henchmen see their guns as deadly snakes, and maintains a close watch on danger by gazing into his handy crystal ball.
In true comic book fashion, he uses his magic abilities to “conquer the evil that threatens mankind” and do battle with his archenemy, Roxor. As Chandu fights against Roxor and his minions, he also meets up with the woman of his dreams, his old friend, Princess Nadji.

BD25 | 1080p AVC | 01:11:41 | 15.9 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: none
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Directors: William Cameron Menzies, Marcel Varnel
Cast: Edmund Lowe, Irene Ware, Bela Lugosi
Country: USA

• Audio Commentary by Bela Lugosi Biographer Gregory William Mank
• Masters of Magic: The World of Chandu Featurette (15:17)
• Restoration Comparison (1:20)
• Trailers - The Black Sleep (1:36), White Zombie (2:46)

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