Production info

The Illusion of the Cat's Eye
USA, 1974  TV  

TV-series The Magician

Bill Bixby


After an offer of one million dollars for the statue of an Egyptian cat believed to hold the spirit of a god is turned down by a museum curator, the statue mysteriously disappears, even though it has numerous obstacles protecting it. Professional magician Tony Blake is hired by the museum's insurance company to investigate the supposed impossible theft. Tony soon finds his suspects dead and torn apart by a large animal with large claws. Tony finds that battling this mystery of this revenge seeking spirit is a pretty tricky task.

Episode from the television series "The Magician" about a professional stage magician who uses his skills to solve crimes and help the helpless. Though the series ran only a single season, it had an influence on later series and is referenced in such series as The X-files, The Incredible Hulk and Quantum Leap.

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