Cinema: Identity Crisis

Seconds. In Manhattan, a worn, stout suburban banker contemplates a horrible question. "What have you got now?" The questioner represents a mysterious organization specializing in "fresh starts" for tired businessmen. Sweating a bit, the banker (John Randolph) rather furtively reviews his list of assets. Wealth. Company presidency coming up. A boat, social friends, a Scarsdale colonial occupied by an anxious little wife who keeps the roses trimmed. Answers the businessman, with grinding despair: "I. . .I don't know."

It is the right answer, and he is as good as sold. What he buys is...

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