Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
When phony stage mentalist Triton mysteriously acquires supernatural powers of precognition, he becomes frightened and abandons his act to live of anonymity.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. A popular favorite among local television audiences, it was first telecast both in Philadelphia on WCAU (Channel 10) and in Chicago on WBBM (Channel 2) Wednesday 7 January 1959, in St. Louis Thursday 8 January 1959 on KMOX (Channel 4) and in New York City Wednesday 28 January 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2). In first aired in Milwaukee 5 April 1959 on WITI (Channel 6), in Phoenix 21 May 1959 on KVAR (Channel 12), in Seattle 23 July 1959 on KIRO (Channel 7), in Omaha 1 October 1959 on KETV (Channel 7), in Johnstown 1 December 1959 on WJAC (Channel 6), in Asheville 30 December 1959 on WLOS (Channel 13), in Pittsburgh 9 April 1960 on KDKA (Channel 2), and in Minneapolis 30 August 1960 on WTCN (Channel 11).
John Triton aka 'The Mental Wizard':
I, uh, suppose that most people when they're looking back can see the exact point where their lives are touched by something... a new job, an unexpected inheritance, a quick decision, but I can't. My destiny came upon me... imperceptibly like
John Triton aka 'The Mental Wizard': the ...