The Magic of David Copperfield (1978)

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This is the first official Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Orson Welles and broadcasted on CBS like all the following ones, while the previous year he has been the star and ... See full summary »

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This is the first official Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Orson Welles and broadcasted on CBS like all the following ones, while the previous year he has been the star and conductor of the ABC special The Magic of ABC (1977), which marked his debut on television. The stars of this special are 7 and the illusions performed are: "Vanishing Silk" (aka "Metamorphosis"), "Card Manipulation", "Date With A Magician", "Dancing Cane", "Levitating A Lady", "Psycho Shower Scene", "Dancing Handkerchief", "David Cut In Half Lengthwise", "Orson Welles Mentalism" and "Asrah Levitation". Written by Lorenz-pictures

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27 October 1978 (USA)  »

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The "Psycho Shower Scene" illusion has been already performed in The Magic of ABC (1977) and again in The Magic of David Copperfield VII: Familares (1985). See more »

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Edited into Magico David: Episode #1.2 (1992) See more »

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Funeral March of a Marionette
Composed by Charles Gounod in 1872
Chosen by Alfred Hitchcock as main theme for his TV Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955)
(Used for "Psycho Shower Scene")
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