The Magic of David Copperfield XII: The Niagara Falls Challenge (1990)

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This is the 12th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by a voice offstage who describes the location of the escape that David Copperfield will perform in this special as his last ... See full summary »

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This is the 12th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by a voice offstage who describes the location of the escape that David Copperfield will perform in this special as his last challenge: the Niagara Falls. Just like his 5th special, this one is not introduced by a host. During the opening credits Copperfield reaches the stage from the backstage on his Harley Davidson, ready to use it to perform the first illusion. So, the illusions performed are: "Motorcycle Vanish", "Camera Trick" (aka "Camera Vanish"), "Cardiographic" (aka "Card From Paper"), "Slicer", "Misled" (aka "Pencil Through $100 Bill"), "Walking Through A Mirror", "Ring On The Hourglass", "Memories" (aka "The Attic") and then "Niagara Falls Challenge". For this feat Copperfield has his hands and feet chained to an axle which is almost entirely covered by a yellow steel box (leaving only his hands and legs exposed) and then suspended in midair by chains inside a cubic platform built over a raft. A Jet Ski is attached to ... Written by Lorenz-pictures

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30 March 1990 (USA)  »

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The "Walking Through A Mirror" illusion makes a really wide use of the original motion pictures score composed and conducted by James Horner for *batteries not included (1987). See more »

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Written, performed and produced by the American band Information Society
Released on June 21th, 1988, as second song of the album "Information Society"
(Used to introduce "Cardiographic" (aka "Card From Paper"))
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