The Amazing Mr. X, also known as The Spiritualist, is a 1948 American
horror thriller film noir directed by Bernard Vorhaus with cinematography by
John Alton. The film tells the story of a phony spiritualist racket. The film
is prominently featured in Alton's book on cinematography Painting with Light (1949).
The film stars Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, and Richard Carlson.
Eagle-Lion Films signed a contract with Carole Landis for the part played by
Bari, but Landis committed suicide a few days before filming began.