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The World Magic Awards 2009

The World Magic Awards have taken place for another year and, unlike the Merlins, they actually had a ceremony and it was even filmed for TV. (Though some have suggested it's a TV show and the awards are merely the shows gimmick).

October 10 was the big night and it began with dozens of Hollywood Celebrities arriving on the red carpet: Kristen Renton ('Days of Our Lives'), Louis Gossett Jr ('Iron Eagle' I-IV), Daniel Goddard & Sharon Case ('The Young & The Restless'), Carolyn Hennesy ('Cougar Town'), Brenda Song ('The Suite Life of Zack & Cody'), Jason Earles ('Hannah Montana'), Kate Flannery ('The Office'), Daniel Baldwin ('Celebrity Fit Club'), Tameka Jacobs ('Deal or No Deal' model), Trevor Gagnon ('Shorts'), Jonathan Goldsmith ('Most Interesting Man In The World'), Kristoffer St. John ('The Young & The Restless'), Brien Perry (Hockey Player), Elle Travis ('The Trophy'), Brayden Pierce ('Melrose Place'), Larry and Frances Jones (Feed The Children Founders), Sonal Shah ('Scrubs'), Matthew Borlenghi ('The Bold & The Beautiful'), Leo Howard ('Shorts'), Laura Ann Kesling ('Bedtime Stories'), Kyle Massey ('That's So Raven'), Chris Massey ('Zoey 101'), Kunal Nayyar ('The Big Bang Theory'), Angell Conwell ('Confessions of a Call Girl'), and Josie Davis ('Charles in Charge').

You can see more Red Carpet Arrival clips HERE

Hosts husband and wife team Robert Wagner ('Austin Powers') and Jill St John ('Diamonds Are Forever') introduced an array of performances from the award winning magicians including:

  • Greg Frewin - Magician of the Year.
  • Tommy Wind - Teen Magician of the Year.
  • Barry & Stuart - Comedy Illusionists of the Year.
  • Ed Alonzo - Best Variety Magician
  • Lance Burton - Unknown Award, anyone know?
  • Double Fantasy - Unknown Award, anyone know?
  • Michael Finney - Unknown Award, anyone know?
  • Joseph Gabriel - Stage Magician of the Year
  • The Twins - Best International Stage Magicians of the Year
  • Marco Tempest - Best Contemporary Magic
  • Franz Harary - Unknown Award, anyone know?
  • Katalin - Cabaret Magician of the Year
  • Morgan - Best Female Escape Artist
  • Rick Maisel - Unknown Award, anyone know?

The entire night was presented by the charity 'Feed The Children' and will be aired on MyNetwork TV in November in the USA.