INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM & LIBRARY OF THE CONJURING ARTS (Video) – At the press day for The Incredible Burt Wonderstone in Las Vegas, famed magician David Copperfield took a few journalists on a private tour of his International Museum and Library of the Conjuring Arts. The museum is not open to the public and tours are reserved for “colleagues, fellow magicians, and serious collectors.” In a video filmed during the tour, Copperfield speaks about the art of magic, the magic of art and cinema, his humble beginnings and his inspiratons, inlcuding Melies, Lumiere, Houdin, Houdini, Leonardo, Orson Welles and more…
For The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Copperfield and his team also developed illusions used in the filming, including The Hangman act which is performed by Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi.
MOVIE PLOT: After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, “hip” street magician appears on the scene.
- US, Canada & UK – March 15, 2013
- Australia – March 14, 2013
- Germany – April 4, 2013
- Russia – June 6, 2013
Source: Luca Celada
Watch the private tour below: