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The Magician - PRESTO! The Long-Awaited Show Starring Bill Bixby is Coming to DVD!


No specific release date yet, but Visual Entertainment Inc. says to watch for it as a 'complete TV collection'

Posted by David Lambert
11/11/2015
 
Visual Entertainment, Inc. (VEI) is well-known in North America for TV-DVD releases (in both the USA and Canada) of some highly acclaimed television shows, including The Sentinel, Barnaby Jones, Cannon, Grace Under Fire, Hotel, Cagney & Lacey, The Equalizer, Nash Bridges, Hell's Kitchen, Diagnosis Murder, McMillan and Wife, In Search Of..., The Mod Squad, John Byner's Bizarre, (Chef Gordon) Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares, and many more. Now the Toronto-based studio is announcing that they are releasing a new slate of "complete TV collections," and one of the classic television programs to "watch for" will be The Magician.

This is the long-awaited 1973 series which ran on NBC for a single season of 21 regular episodes, following a pilot telefilm. It starred Bill Bixby (The Incredible Hulk, The Courtship of Eddie's Father) as "Anthony Blake," the titular magician. In the regular weekly run of the show, Bixby did all his own magic, and episodes were preceded by an announcement that no trick photography was used to accomplish those tricks. Guest stars included John Colicos (Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek), Jessica Walter (Arrested Development, Archer), Yvonne Craig (Batman, Star Trek), Mark Hamill (Star Wars, The Flash), and William Shatner (Star Trek, T.J. Hooker, Boston Legal). Note that this series is not to be confused with the late-'90s animated program that originated in France and aired in the USA on the Fox network.

This show is just ONE item taken from a very impressive list of 11 newly-named shows (see our ten other news posts today for those items). NOTE that specific release dates have NOT BEEN SET so far...nor do we have details or package art at this time, either; just the heads-up to expect this release in the future. Stay tuned for updates, as further developments occur!

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