12. Make the Statue of Liberty disappear
It is one of the most famous towers of David Copperfield, the master of illusion. Broadcasting his tricks on TV gave him a huge advantage over his illusions.
In 1983, during a spectacular show, the magician made the Statue of Liberty in New York disappear. Well, not really. He had installed the public and his technical team on a turntable. He raised and lowered the curtain to mask the change in perspective, as the set rotated to shift the gigantic statue out of view of the audience. Smart.