The Magic Face

  • 1951
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, War

This offbeat tale set in wartime Germany stars Adler as a master impersonator who tours the country with his wife, Knight. Hitler soon catches wind of the act and wants to see it. Der Fuhrer is attracted to Knight, and Adler finds himself imprisoned and tortured by Nazi goons while his wife plays with the leader of the Third Reich. Seeking revenge, Adler...read more

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This offbeat tale set in wartime Germany stars Adler as a master impersonator who tours the country with his wife, Knight. Hitler soon catches wind of the act and wants to see it. Der Fuhrer is attracted to Knight, and Adler finds himself imprisoned and tortured by Nazi goons while his wife

plays with the leader of the Third Reich. Seeking revenge, Adler escapes his tormentors, kills Hitler, and takes his place, doing the most realistic impersonation of his career. The thesis is that Germany lost the war because of Adler's sabotage, a near-laughable premise pulled off here due to

Tuttle's crisp direction and Adler's credible performance.

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