Chandu the Magician is a 1932 American mystery film starring Edmund Lowe as a Magician/Yogi secret agent, Frank Chandler and Bela Lugosi as the megalomaniac villain Roxor, that he must stop. Based on the radio play of the same name, written by Harry A. Earnshaw, Vera M. Oldham and R.R. Morgan. The radio series ran from 1932 to 1933 and Fox obtained the rights hoping the film would appeal to a ready-made audience. In 1934 Chandu returned in a twelve part serial, The Return of Chandu, only this time Bela Lugosi played Chandu. Frank Chandler had learned eastern magics from the Yogis in India and...
|Release date:||September 18, 1932|
|Directed by:||William Cameron Menzies, Marcel Varnel|
|Editor:||Harold D. Schuster|
|Cinematography:||James Wong Howe|
|Genre:||Fantasy, Thriller, Adventure Film, Action Film, Science Fiction|