Nearly twenty years ago, I was able to collaborate with my friend, filmmaker Daniel Zuckerbrot, on a profile of Dai Vernon for Canadian television. At the time, I believed that Vernon was the most influential magician of the twentieth century...
This documentary was produced to explore the life and magic of Dai Vernon (David Frederick Wingfield Verner, 1894-1992), the most influential magician of the twentieth century—possibly of all time.
Directed by Daniel Zuckerbrot
Narrated by Patrick Watson.
Featuring interviews and performances by (in order of appearance) Max Maven, Derek Verner, Jackie Flosso, Herb Zarrow, David Ben, Edward Verner, Ricky Jay, John Carney, Persi Diaconis, Steeve Freeman.