Manufacturer: Midway Manufacturing Company, a subsidiary of WMS Industries, Incorporated,
of Chicago, Illinois, USA (1988-1999) [Trade Name: Bally]
Model Number: 50039
Common Abbreviations: ToM
MPU: Williams WPC Security (WPC-S)
Type: Solid State Electronic (SS)
Production: 6,600 units (confirmed)
Serial Number Database: View at The Internet Pinball Serial Number Database (IPSND.net) (External site)
Theme: Show Business - Magic
Notable Features: Rotating trunk with magnet, Tiger Saw Multiball (2), Trunk Multiball (3), Trunk Multiball w/Vanish Lock (4), Magna save (2), Levitating ball.
Toys: Magic trunk on playfield, levitates ball (with magnet) and makes it "disappear" to start multi-ball. The "Spirit Ring", a round magnet which grabs the ball from the left ramp and releases it to the ramp across the playfield. Upper rollovers are hidden from player's view by the ramps, but can be seen with a mirror on the back panel.
Concept by: John Popadiuk
Design by: John Popadiuk
Art by: Linda Deal (aka Doane)
Dots/Animation by: Brian Morris, Adam Rhine
Mechanics by: Jack Skalon, Ernie Pizarro
Music by: Dave Zabriskie
Sound by: Dave Zabriskie
Software by: Jeff Johnson
Holding the left flipper when pressing the START button initiates a game of Digital Pinball.
Holding down the right flipper button when pressing START reveals on the display some useful codes for the Mortal Kombat 3 video game.
In John Popadiuks' article in GameRoom Magazine, July 2000, page 13, he states all of the prototype games have an Up-post between the flippers.
Marketing Slogans: "Enter Into a New Age of Pinball"
"Its Got that Magic Touch."
"It can even make money appear out of thin air."
"Theres More...Than Meets the Eye."
"Amazing acts of enchantment!"
"Stupendous displays of spellbinding power!"