Chinese conjuror Wei dynasty Ling Soo is that the most celebrated magician of his age, however few recognize that he's the stage persona of Stanley Crawford , a grumpy ANd chesty Englishman with a enthusiastically opinion of himself and an aversion to phony spiritualists' claims that they will perform real magic.
Persuaded by his life-long friend, Howard Burkan, Stanley goes on a mission to the Côte d'Azur mansion of the Catledge family: mother Grace, son Brice, and girl King of England. He presents himself as a businessperson named Stanley Taplinger so as to make fun the seductive young clairvoyant Sophie Baker WHO is staying there together with her mother.
Sophie came across the Catledge villa at the invite of Grace, WHO is convinced that Sophie will facilitate her contact her late husband, and once there, attracted the eye of Brice, WHO has fallen for her head over heels. From his terribly 1st meeting with Sophie, Stanley dismisses her as AN insignificant cipher WHO he will unmask in no time, jeering at the family's naivety. To his nice surprise and discomfort, however, Sophie accomplishes various feats of mind-reading and different supernatural deeds that defy all rational clarification, departure him dumfounded. rapidly, Stanley confesses to his beloved auntie arthropod genus that he has begun to wonder if Sophie's powers may really be real. If they were to be true, Stanley realizes that something could be doable, even good, and his entire belief system would come back blooming down. What follows could be a series of events that ar magic in each sense of the word and send the characters reeling. In the end, the most important trick this film plays is that the one that fools U.S. all.