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Copperfield: Tornado of Fire (2001)

This is the 17th and last CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Carson Daly and produced six years after the 16th and penultimate one, The Magic of David Copperfield XVI: ... See full summary »
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This is the 17th and last CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Carson Daly and produced six years after the 16th and penultimate one, The Magic of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained Forces (1995). It is the only TV special with a feat broadcasted live (in USA only) from New York City (the place where both David Copperfield and Carson Daly are present) at the end of the broadcast of a free show performed, filmed and edited three months earlier, in January in a theater in Memphis, Tennessee. The TV special is officially titled "COPPERFIELD - TORNADO OF FIRE", but is better known as "The Magic of David Copperfield XVII: Tornado of Fire", in which "Tornado of Fire" is a reference to such feat, which is not an illusion or escape but a test of courage and endurance, filmed in long take and no more repeated. Before the beginning of the pre-recorded show, that is the only one filmed in a surrounded stage, Copperfield explains the reason of this stunt, saying that when he was six... Written by Lorenz-pictures

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The Magic of David Copperfield XVII: Tornado of Fire  »

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The "Moon Rise" (aka "Moon Interactive") illusion (present in the international version only) has been already performed in The Magic of David Copperfield XII: The Niagara Falls Challenge (1990), but named "Cardiographic" (aka "Card From Paper"). See more »

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Edited into Oprah's Next Chapter: David Copperfield (2012) See more »

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What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy)
Written, performed and produced by the American band Information Society
Released on June 21th, 1988, as first song of the album "Information Society"
(Used for "Moon Rise" (aka "Moon Interactive"), illusion present in the international version only)
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