Chandu the Magician

Part of Magicians on Screen
Saturday, December 17, 2011, 5:00 p.m.

Dirs. William Cameron Menzies, Marcel Varnel. 1932, 71 mins. With Edmund Lowe, Irene Ware, Bela Lugosi. Magician/yogi Chandu battles the evil Roxor, who attempts to dominate the world using his death-ray machine. Menzies's fabled design enhances this fantasy/adventure, which was photographedby James Wong Howe.

Preceded by:
Felix Monkeys with Magic
Dir. Otto Mesmer. 1925, 10 mins. Felix the Cat’s master, a magician, constantly plays tricks on Felix, until Felix decides to make some magic and mischief of his own.

Free with Museum admission.