World of Magic 1978: Camel Appearance in Full

The above appearance was from Doug’s fourth “World of Magic” special in 1978. The special itself features co-hosts Brooke Shields and Tom Bosley accompanying Doug on a whirlwind journey through time, space, and various international countries. While some moments in the special may not hold up well viewed through a 21st-century eye, it definitely features some of Doug’s best illusions.

It was also the last live special he did for NBC. The reasons for that are varied, but mainly it was due to several tigers escaping and running through the halls of the NBC studios. That would do it for me.

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