Magicians Who Appeared on the Tonight Show These magicians all appeared on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Johnny Carson was himself an accomplished amateur magician. As one of the most powerful people in television, Johnny Carson gave a tremendous boost to the popularity of magic by often featuring a magician on his program.
The Magician Who Won a War With his great knowledge of illusion, Jasper Maskelyne was able to devise ingenious- and very large scale- illusion systems that virtually made tanks invisible from the air, hid whole buildings full of ammunition and supplies, and even made an entire city vanish and reappear several miles away.
Strange But True Magic Facts Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction! The world of magic has its share of odd facts and quirky information. Fascinating!