Carnival Magic (1981)

Directed by: Al Adamson

Written by: Mark Weston and Bob Levine, from an original story by Elvin Feltner

Cast: Don Stewart, Jennifer Houlton, Howard Segal, Kegina Carrol, Joe Cirillo, Mark Weston.

Hurry, hurry, step right up! The carnival is back and now at a video store near you!!

Considered lost for years, a clean print of the family film Carnival Magic was discovered in 2009. Restored and re-mastered in 2010, the film was shown Turner Movie Classic and screened by The Alamo Drafthouse during the Cinemapocalypse Tour. The exposure generated a minor cult following for the film, and a DVD/Blu Ray combo pack of this so-called rediscovered classic. But such praise feels a little far reaching, as the film suffers from a lazy script and pacing problems.

The film takes place at a traveling carnival down south. The owner, Stoney, is barely paying the bills and feels certain he'll close down
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