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Strange Illusion Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jimmy Lydon, Warren William, Sally Eilers

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Jimmy Lydon stars as Paul Cartwright, a hardworking, hyperintelligent student. He has a strange dream while on a fishing trip that his mother will marry a dangerous man. Paul then gets a letter from his deceased father's estate and this makes him think even more that it was a premonition that could come true so he rushes home to check things out. It's there that he finds out that his mother is in a relationship with Brett Curtis (Warren William). Paul makes nice while meeting Brett but still has his suspicions. We soon see Brett for what he is, a con artist scheming with one Prof. Muhlbach to marry Virginia Cartwright but neither Paul or Virginia know for sure. At a dinner party to announce her engagement, Paul blacks out when Muhlbach says something from his dream. Under the guise that he is going to help Paul, Muhlbach convinces him that he needs to stay at his facility because he needs to relax. It's here that Muhlbach and Curtis's plan falls apart as Paul finds evidence of his fathers murder and this not only confirms his suspicions but convinces the police to set into action.
The review of this Movie prepared by Bobby Blades








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   white collar fraud/theft    -   criminal kidnappers Blackmail & Seduction    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   thief/con-artist

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   None

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