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Alan Alan ...
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Lynn Eriks ...
A woman in the jeweller's shop
Lynn Latham ...
The woman followed by the detective
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Garry Bormet
Spencer Henderson
Karen Lorhan
Gene Montoya
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This is the second CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Bill Bixby, but is still titled "THE MAGIC OF DAVID COPPERFIELD", without the number "II" with which is better known. For the first time David Copperfield is also co-writer, and besides the 6 stars accredited in the opening titles several unknown characters also appeared. The illusions performed are: "Tower Illusion", "Floating Mirror Ball" (aka "Floating Ballroom Mirror Ball"), "Loni's Poster", "The Jewel Thief", "Torn And Restored Cue Card", "The Alan Alan Great Escape" (performed by Alan Alan), "Ring Flight", "Cigarette Through Quarter", "The 50's", "Orange, Lemon, Egg And Canary", "Memories" (aka "The Attic"), "The Detective" and at the end a kind of conclusion of "Loni's Poster". Written by Lorenz-pictures

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The "Memories" (aka "The Attic") illusion has been performed again in The Magic of David Copperfield XII: The Niagara Falls Challenge (1990). See more »


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Weekend in New England
Performed by Barry Manilow
Written by Randy Edelman
Produced by Barry Manilow and Ron Dante
Released in August 1976 as 5th song of the album "This One's for You"
(Used for "Memories" (aka "The Attic"))
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