The Statue of Liberty after its unveiling quickly became a popular icon, featured in scores of posters, pictures, and books. Later was used or featured in motion pictures, television programs, music videos and video games. Images of the statue has been used as a logo, on commemorative coins, and in theatrical productions. It remains to this day a popular local, national, and international political symbol and marketing image. The following is a list of its many appearances in different media.
On April 8, 1983, CBS broadcast a program, the fifth of a series featuring illusionist David Copperfield, in which he made the statue apparently vanish. The effect took place at night. The program showed the statue from the point of view of an audience seated on a ground-level platform, viewing the statue between two scaffolding towers in which a large curtain was raised.