R | | Drama, Horror
A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.
Many years after this movie's release, Gene Wilder was asked at a book signing in New York City what role he wished he had gotten to play, and he said Corky in this movie. Gene said he felt that the role and the movie would have worked much better with a comedian in the role.
There was never me, only us.
Fats: Schmucko... us was you.
Fats: It was you the whole time... I hope I don't die first, is all...
Corky: We'll go together, chances are...
Members of the crew are reflected in the cabin window when Corky gets his jacket before going out in the boat with Duke.
Credits: Fats Anthony Hopkins