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"The Magician" Lightning on a Dry Day (1973)

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Original Air Date:
30 October 1973 (Season 1, Episode 4)
A hospital patient is spooked senseless by the fire in one of Tony Blake's charity magic acts. Blake's investigation into the young man's past leads him to a small town riddled with quirky residents. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Bill Bixby ... Anthony Blake

Keene Curtis ... Max Pomeroy

Julian Christopher ... Jerry Anderson (as Jim Watkins)
Todd Crespi ... Dennis Pomeroy

Neville Brand ... Sheriff Platt
Geoffrey Deuel ... Vic Reiser

Beah Richards ... Mrs. Thatcher

Mark Hamill ... Ian Keefer
Susan Foster ... Maggie Platt
Frances Reid ... Eleanor Gilpin

Quinn K. Redeker ... Dr. Sebring (as Quinn Redeker)

George Wallace ... Steve Yates
Kurt Grayson ... Tom

Leigh Hamilton ... Nurse Owens
Cami Sebring ... Connie (as Camiey Gwyn Sebring)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Reza Badiyi  (as Reza S. Badiyi)
Writing credits
Bruce Lansbury (created by)

Walter Brough (written by)

Stephen Kandel (executive story consultant)

Marion Hargrove (story editor)

Produced by
Barry Crane .... producer
Laurence Heath .... executive producer
Ralph Riskin .... associate producer
Original Music by
Patrick Williams  (as Pat Williams)
Cinematography by
Ronald W. Browne (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Michael Vejar  (as Mike Vejar)
Casting by
Virginia Martindale 
Art Direction by
Jack De Shields  (as Jack F. DeShields)
Set Decoration by
Lucien Hafley 
Production Management
James Blakeley .... post-production supervisor
Jack Sonntag .... production executive
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Max Stein .... assistant director
Gary LaPoten .... assistant director trainee (uncredited)
Music Department
Patrick Williams .... conductor (as Pat Williams)
Other crew
Bruce Lansbury .... vice president of creative affairs
Dale Tarter .... assistant to producer
Mark Wilson .... magic consultant
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

45 min
Aspect Ratio:
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