Wonder Man
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Danny Kaye plays the first of his cinematic dual roles in Goldwyn's Wonder Man. Kaye appears as timid librarian Edwin Dingle and Edwin's extroverted twin brother, nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew. When Buzzy witnesses a gangland shooting, he himself is rubbed out by mob boss Ten-Grand Jackson (Steve Cochran, in his movie debut). Before long, Edwin is visited by Buzzy's ghost, who persuades his bookish brother to help bring Jackson to justice. For the rest of the film, poor Edwin is possessed by his brother's sportive spirit, causing no end of confusion for Edwin's demure… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

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"The premise is a thin thread on which the Goldwyn creative team hang big numbers, often barely related to the plot."
‑ Noel Murray, The Dissolve
"Kaye at his most delightful: Potato salad! Prospect Park!"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"In this quintessential Danny Kaye vehicle, which won the special effects Oscar, the star plays the first of his several screen twins, a shy intellectual and a club entertainer."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Kaye empresta toda sua histri˘nica energia aos dois personagens que interpreta, compensando a irregularidade do roteiro com sua graša habitual."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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