He continued to develop his singular approach to magic, which was strongly influenced by his love of classic MGM musicals, the dramatic storytelling exemplified by Orson Welles and Walt Disney (two of David’s heroes) and the lyrical, muscular romanticism of a Sinatra ballad.
As host of “The Magic of ABC, Starring David Copperfield”, he achieved top ratings and shared his unique style magic with millions of viewers.
CBS immediately put David under contract for a series of yearly TV specials, which became known as "The Magic of David Copperfield".
On the literary front, Copperfield joined forces with Dean Koontz, Joyce Carol Oates, Ray Bradbury and others for “David Copperfield’s Tales of the Impossible,” an anthology of original fiction set in the world of magic and illusion.
This collections was so well received that a second volume was published, “David Copperfield's Beyond Imagination.” David has been featured on the cover of Vanity Fair, Esquire, Forbes, and Architectural Digest.
Ham was engaged to Little Em’ly before she ran away with James Steerforth.
Ironically, Ham dies trying to save Steerforth’s life. I was not merely over head and ears in love with her, but I was saturated through and through.
Recently, Copperfield found a unique platform on which to create his newest wonders – “Musha Cay and The Islands of Copperfield Bay”.