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By Tara Fowler

The "Incredible Burt Wonderstone" conjures itself into theaters this Friday. Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi star as two Vegas magicians who must team up to take on a new breed of illusionist: a street performer played by Jim Carrey. In honor of this new feature (which will find itself dueling a wizard at the box office this weekend), we combed the Internet for five interesting facts you may not know about one of the world's most elusive arts.

1) Prince Charles is a trained stage magician: The Prince of Wales is a member of Britain's Magic Circle, having gained entrance in 1975 after performing the famous Cups and Balls trick. Other famous members include Siegfried and Roy, David Copperfield, and Jonathan and Charlotte Pendragon.

2) At least 12 magicians have died as a result of attempting the Bullet Catch: Luckily one of them wasn't Christian Bale. In all seriousness, however, this trick, »


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