This is the 11th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Emma Samms, who talks about the building from which David Copperfield will attempt to escape during the last illusion, before the implosion of the building itself. This is the first special in which he signs his own co-direction as "David Kotkin" and his own writing as "Seth Kotkin". For the first time in a special he makes his appearance on the stage on a Harley Davidson, through the first illusion. The illusions performed are: "Shadow Box" (aka "Appearance On Motorcycle In Shadow Box"), "Dancing Ties", "Telementalist", "Origami" (aka "Origami Box"), "Telekinesis", "Pole Levitation", "Twister", "$100 Bill Switch", "Crazy Man's Handcuffs" (these two illusions are both close-up magics, and, to allow the vision of both to all the live audience, for the first time Copperfield introduces a monitor on the stage), and then "Building Implosion". This is an escape filmed in long take on Sunday, November 6th, 1988, and the ...
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Recorded: November 6, 1988 (Hotel Charlotte implosion) and January 6-8, 1989 ( Orange County Performing Arts Center). See more
Straight To My Heart
Written and performed by Sting
Produced by Sting
, Hugh Padgham, Bryan Loren and Neil Dorfsman
Released on October 13th, 1987, as 8th song of the album "...Nothing Like the Sun"
(Used for "Pole Levitation") See more