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The Magic of David Copperfield VII: Familiares (1985)

This is the 7th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Angie Dickinson. It is officially titled "THE MAGIC OF David Copperfield VII" but is better known as "The Magic of David ... See full summary »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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This is the 7th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Angie Dickinson. It is officially titled "THE MAGIC OF David Copperfield VII" but is better known as "The Magic of David Copperfield VII: Familiares". The illusions performed are: "Video To Life (Part 1)", "Webster The Mind-Reading Duck", "The Painter" (aka "Paintings To Life"), "Run Duck Run", "Psycho Shower Scene", "Let's Burn A Deal", "Father And Son" and "Video To Life (Part 2)". In both parts of "Video To Life" a video is projected onto the front of an empty box, raised from the ground, and David Copperfield is able to interact laterally with the video through an opening in the right side of the box, taking objects from it and putting other things in there; moreover in the process various people visible through the video also come out from this opening and then return into it, but each time that the projected video is suspended and the front side is open the box is always empty. "Part 1" ends with an elephant ... Written by Lorenz-pictures

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8 March 1985 (USA)  »

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"The Painter" (aka "Paintings To Life") illusion makes a really wide use of the original motion pictures score composed and conducted by Randy Newman for Ragtime (1981). See more »

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Followed by Copperfield: Tornado of Fire (2001) See more »

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Thriller
Performed by Michael Jackson
Written by Rod Temperton
Produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson
Released on November 30th, 1982, as 4th song of the album "Thriller" and for Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983)
(Used to introduce "Psycho Shower Scene", in instrumental version)
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