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Orson Welles' Magic Show (1985)

Orson Welles was a big fan of magic and in this television broadcast develops a number of traditional tricks.

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Orson Welles ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Allen Bracken Allen Bracken ... Magician's Assistant
Angie Dickinson ... Herself
Gary Graver Gary Graver ... Himself
Roger Hill ... Himself
Shawn Stevens ... Himself
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Yepp, he would make a good magician.
16 November 2003 | by RWiggumSee all my reviews

What does it take to make a good magician? A bunch of good illusions an a lot of charisma. Orson Welles knows a few tricks, and his charisma is incredible! Did you ever feel an actor is pushing you into your seat only by his sheer performance? Welles did so, especially during his first trick.


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