February 23, 2017

The Clairvoyant (1935)

The Great Maximus (Claude Rains – Casablanca, Lawrence of Arabia) has got a new act for the music halls where he makes his living. Working with his beautiful wife Rene (Fay Wray – King Kong), he poses as a mind reader. It’s all a trick, of course: he certainly doesn’t have the gift for real. Or so he thinks…

When he correctly predicts a terrible train crash, Maximus becomes an instant celebrity. But his new-found fame, and his friendship with sultry Christine Shawn (Jane Baxter), threatens his marriage. Worse is to come: he is accused not of foreseeing accidents but actually causing them…

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