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Magirus, Dr. Dr. Magirus was created by Alfred Lind (The Aviatrix) and appeared in the Danish film Tragödie im Zirkus Royal (1928).

Danish scientist and inventor Dr. Magirus is in love with Ziska, a beautiful female trapeze artist. When Armand, a trapeze performer at the same circus, commits suicide from unrequited love for Ziska, Magirus sees his chance and creates an android to replace Armand, as a way to impress Ziska. It fails, and Magirus follows Armand into death.

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