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 HollingworthEdit

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.

Hans Klok Sittah Beheaded World's Greatest Magic

Hans Klok Sittah Beheaded World's Greatest Magic

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.

The Pendragons-vanishing showgirl

The Pendragons-vanishing showgirl

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