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David Copperfield's Top Tricks

Who better to create this specialized "Best of Copperfield" list for you than a UCSD theater Ph.D., magic scholar, university professor, author, and all around smart guy. Sit down in your favorite recliner, put your feet up on that stack of DVDs you don't use any more, grab your chocolate shake, and enjoy...

David Copperfield Magician

Best Magic Tricks of David Copperfield

by Dr. Will Given
University of California, San Diego

David Copperfield has ruled the magic world since the 1970s and for very good reason. Copperfield is never content with performing the illusions we are all familiar with in the same old tired way. Instead, Copperfield presents modern spins on classic illusion concepts to create larger-than-life spectacles. While his show, David Copperfield: An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion, at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is a big-budget extravaganza with million-dollar illusions, Copperfield works hard to incorporate story into his performances to make the grand illusions more intimate and personal to the spectator. Here are our picks for David Copperfield's greatest magic tricks ever...

With so many tricks and illusions to choose from, it is difficult to narrow this list down. Copperfield has so many great pieces to choose from. So, what do you think? Did we get this list correct? Do you have suggestions of what you think are Copperfield's best illusions that we didn't include? Was there an illusion you remember from one of this TV specials you think should have made the list? Write us and let us know.