The Story of Magic
Two-part, four-hour special explores the long history of the largely unknown world of conjurers and illusionists. Rare footage, photos, interviews and artifacts tell the story of the world's greatest magicians. Dramatic reconstructions demonstrate their most amazing tricks and illusions. Subjects include tribal medicine men, voodoo priests, Indian shamans, mythological sorcerers, swindlers, comedians, spiritual debunkers, escape artists, Las Vegas performers and the most popular magicians of today.