The Tonight Show

Not everyone knows that Johnny Carson was a huge lover of magic. As a teen it was his original gateway into show business, and as the years went on he never hesitated to have a variety of magicians on the now legendary “Tonight Show.” Doug was no exception to this rule. 

The ” Walking Through the Mirror” illusion was a staple of Doug’s repertoire. Designed by Jim Steinmeyer, its execution and delivery still profoundly resonate thirty-six years later. How was it done?

Well, that’s up to you decide…

Broadcast Date: February 13, 1981

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