Thursday, 17 May 2012

1973, Television: The Magician

From 1973 to 1974 B 'n' B Pictures Corp. and Paramount Television produced "The Magician". It starred Bill Bixby as stage illusionist Anthony "Tony" Blake. A total of 22 episodes and one pilot were produced.

Blake was a professional stage magician who used his skills to solve crimes. Some years ago, Blake had been wrongly convicted of a crime, and unjustly confined in a prison in South America. He discovered a way to escape with his cell mate, which began his interest in escapology. The cell mate died and left him a fortune...

Main cast:
  • Bill Bixby (January 22 1934 - November 21 1993) as Anthony Blake
  • James Watkins (November 7 1944) as Jerry Anderson
  • Keene Curtis (February 15 1923 - October 13 2002) as Max Pomeroy
  • Joseph Sirola (October 7 1929) as Dominick
Bill Bixby as Anthony Blake

Opening Credits

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