Milbourne Christopher 2-DVD Set
The Historic Magic Specials
You'll see The World's Greatest Magicians (1967), featuring Roy Benson performing his Salt Pour, Chinese Sticks, and other classics; Marvyn Roy's show-stopping Mr. Electric act; Sorcar with his Hangman, Blindfold, and Buzz Saw routines; and Virgil and Julie's famous Spirit Cabinet.
Priceless moments on these shows include rare Houdini straitjacket footage in Houdini: The Impossible Possible (1969) and the great actor Zero Mostel chatting about art technique during 1962's Magic! Magic! Magic!
This two-DVD set has been created in collaboration with magic film historian William McIlhany, now with digitally enhancement and optimized sound.
Over three hours of footage
Two DVDs for optimum viewing quality
Three of Milbourne Christopher's pioneering magic specials
Great performance footage of Roy Benson, Mr. Electric (Marvyn Roy), Sorcar, and Virgil.
Rare footage of Houdini
Bonus Christopher appearance on The Garry Moore Show
Milbourne Christopher produced some of the earliest prime-time magic specials, now preserved in DVD form on this collection.
The World's Greatest Magicians (1967)
Hosted by Garry Moore
Mr. Electric (Marvyn and Carole Roy) Light Bulb Act
P. C. Sorcar Hangman Illusion
Roy Benson Classic Stand-Up Act
Virgil and Julie Spirit Cabinet
Milbourne Christopher Asrah
Milbourne Christopher on The Garry Moore Show (early 1950s)
Magic! Magic! Magic! (1962)
Co-starring Zero Mostel and Julie Harris
Houdini: The Impossible Possible (1969)
Christopher's Houdini tribute show
Long Houdini straitjacket footage
Clips from Houdini's movies
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