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Magic Circus

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Magic Circus was a series of six TV shows by Mark Wilson in the early 1970s with Nani Darnell, magic consultant Alan Wakeling and illusion designer John Gaughan.

Illusions and performers

  • "Sucker Silk to Egg"
  • Wakeling's "Gorilla Crushing"
  • Wakeling's "Aquarian" metamorphosis effect
  • "The Enchanted Princess" sword suspension with Wakeling innovation of rotating Darnell 360-degree.
  • "Allakazam Train"
  • "Canvas Covered Packing Case Escape" (Metamorphosis)
  • Robert Harbin’s Zig_Zag_Girl illusion.
  • "The Professor" Dai Vernon performs "Cups and Balls" and "Symphony of the Rings"
  • Shimada peforms his parasol act.
  • Jay Marshall and Lefty
  • Carl Ballantine
  • Art Metrano
  • Greg Wilson makes his television debut at the age of six.