World's Greatest Magic III was an American television special showcasing magic acts, which originally aired on November 27, 1996, on NBC. It was hosted by John Ritter.
Brett Daniels - Ferrari AppearanceEdit
Brett Daniels makes a Ferrari appear in the middle of an empty stage.
Hans & Sittah - Dekolta Chair and BoxEdit
Hans Klok makes his lovely assistant Sittah disappear from a chair on a raised platform, then makes her reappear inside an empty box across the stage.
Mac King - Teach-A-Trick: The Four JacksEdit
Mac King teaches Rita Rudner to perform a classic card trick, The Four Jacks.
Joseph Gabriel - The Mistake of RighteousnessEdit
Joseph Gabriel performs a routine which his hands are shackled, placed into a box that is raised over the stage, and then disappears in the blink of an eye. He then reappeared as one of his captors.
Michael Finney - Card on ForeheadEdit
Michael Finney demonstrates how to misdirect a person using only a single deck of cards.
Galina - Sensual MagicEdit
Russian magician Galina performed a sensual stage routine involving a floating ball. There was much speculation that she was actually Charlotte Pendragon in disguise.
Mac King - Teach-A-Trick: Indestructible StringEdit
Mac King shows Rita Rudner a new trick, Indestructible String. They introduce a string going through a straw; Mac uses scissors to cut the straw with the string still inside. However, even though the straw is damaged, the string is still unharmed.
Nathan Burton - Comedy MagicEdit
Nathan Burton performs his stage routine, including making an assistant disappear into a toilet!
Guy Hollingworth performs his version of "Twisting the Aces" and "Reformation" routine involving a corner by corner restoration of a signed card.
The Furball Rocky - with his favorite magician David WilliamsonEdit
David Williamson has a racoon puppet and makes it find a selected card via a rather novel circus method.
Mac King - Teach-A-Trick: Torn & Restored CardEdit
Mac King shows Rita Rudner how to tear a card into pieces, then magically restore it.
Greg Frewin - Twister (Double Trouble)Edit
Canadian Magician Greg Frewin and his wife climb into a giant double version of the Twister.
Steve Wyrick - RPLAEdit
Steve Wyrick makes an airplane appear live on stage.
Jean Piere Valerino - Close-upEdit
Jean Pierre performs close-up.
Dirk Arthur - Sleight of TigerEdit
Dirk Arthur makes a tiger appear in a cage, then disappear, and reappear in a box.
Mac King - Teach-A-Trick: Disappearing QuarterEdit
Mac King makes a coin disappear.
Bob Arno - Pickpocket entertainmentEdit
Bob Arno picks the pockets of the audience.
Brett Daniels - Cutting a woman in halfEdit
Brett Daniels performs a version of Sawing a woman in half in which his assistant is divided in two, then the boxes covering her body are removed to show the audience everything.
David Williamson - Cups and Balls with a bunch of fruit and showgirls.Edit
David Williamson assembles an audience of showgirls to watch him do a modern take on the cups and balls.
Mac King - Teach-A-Trick: Reversed CardEdit
Mac King still hasn't found a trick Rita Rudner can do.
Hans & Sittah - BeheadedEdit
Hans locks Sittah into a small box, with her head protruding, then uses a huge metal blade to cut it off. Sliding it around, he demonstrates that she's been beheaded.
Peter Marvey - ManipulationEdit
Peter Marvey performs his FISM 1994 award winning stage routine.
The Pendragon's - Showgirl VanishEdit
A large, multi-tiered platform has been assembled on stage. At the very top is Charlotte Pendragon, wearing a very brief one piece bikini. The rest of the platform is then filled with showgirls. Audience members are invited on stage for a closer look. A curtain is raised, and Charlotte and the showgirls all vanish in the blink of an eye, only to reappear at the back of the theatre.