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The Magic of David Copperfield XIII: Mystery on the Orient Express (1991)

This is the 13th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Jane Seymour, and the third and last one in which David Copperfield enters the scene on his Harley Davidson. The location... See full summary »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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This is the 13th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Jane Seymour, and the third and last one in which David Copperfield enters the scene on his Harley Davidson. The location is not a stage but a train station, in which Copperfield will perform both the first and the last illusion. So, the illusions performed are: "Motorcycle To Women" (aka "Motorcycle Metamorphosis"), "Torn Card On Train Window", "Head Mover", "Cut And Restored Rope", "Brazilian Water Levitation", "Card In Balloon", "Floating Rose", "Big Black Box", "Touch The Magic - Train Cards" (aka "Interactive Train Effect") and then "Train Car Vanish". This is a TV special in which 2 illusions have been performed on a train, the Orient Express, and the second of them, "Touch The Magic - Train Cards", is an interactive game conceived for an active participation of the TV audience. The last illusion, filmed in long take and no more repeated, is the levitation and the disappearance in midair of a 25,9 meters (or 85 ... Written by Lorenz-pictures

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The "Brazilian Water Levitation" illusion is the longest illusion included in this TV special: it reaches the length of 6:24 minutes. See more »

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Edited into David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic (1994) See more »

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Burning Down the House
Performed and produced by the American rock band Talking Heads
Written by David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymouth
Released in 1983 as first song of the album "Speaking in Tongues"
(Used to conclude "Brazilian Water Levitation")
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