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Acting for Magicians

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Effect

One of the main reasons magicians neglect the "acting" part of magic is because magic is such a demanding discipline to learn. A performing magician wears many hats. The magician has to learn sleights, misdirection and technical prowess of the hands. The magician is the choreographer, writer, sound person, booker and...

 

Banquet Magician`s Handbook by David Charvet

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Banquet or "after dinner" shows offer one of the most lucrative fields to the working magician In every town or city, every day, banquets are held where entertainment is needed In this book, David Charvet and a panel of experts share the real secrets of how to succeed in this market.

**You Will Learn...**

•Contracts
•Choosing...

 

Daemons, Darklings and Doppelgangers (Limited/Out of Print) by Tony Shiels

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This is a very rare find! Tony Shiels Author of "13" AND SomethingStrange has come up with another masterpiece in Daemouns, Darklings andDoppelgangers. Tony believed this to be his greatest work to date. If you like Magic with a Supernatural theme,then this book is for you!

Supreme Magic Edition of England
Limited supply/out...

 

Illusionary Appearances by Chris Stolz and Titanas

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Chris Stolz is known as one of the top up and coming illusion designers in the industry today with incredible creations like his gorgeous looking sawing illusion "4 Way Split" or his incredibly practical levitation for the small stage "Sound Waves".

Titanas Magic Productions is please to release this collection of five appearance...

 

Magic as Entertainment (Limited/Out of Print) by Harold Taylor

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Think of this book as your very own, private consultant to improve your shows!

Magic as Entertainment is filled with practical advice for the professional magician. Advice on selecting routines, stage presence, timing, dress, knowing when to pause, when to talk and knowing when not to, are just a few of the subjects conquered...

 

Magic of Frederica (Limited/Out of Print) Edited by Lewis Ganson

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The Magic of Frederica (Tommy Frederick) contains fantastic material for the stand-up performer as well as the close-up artist. Cards, coins, candles, rings, mentalism, liquid, clocks, dice, plus much much more!

 

Making a Shadowgraph Show (Limited/Out of Print) by Eric Hawkesworth

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Making a Shadowgraph Show is a very rare and hard-to-find book. Eric Hawkesworth covers all of the basics. He also explains more intricate routines and details of putting on a shadowgraph show. Subjects include: setting up the shadowgraph show, projection lights, operations, arranging the program. He also explains his Punch and Judy...

 

My Canes and Candles, Fantasio

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Fantasio's innovative magical inventions have been used for decades now by many of the world's most famous magicians. Now, for the first time, the genius behind the magic explains everything about his brilliant creations in My Canes and Candles. In this beautiful, fully-illustrated volume, you'll learn everything you ever needed...

 

Playing with Fire (Rare/Limited) by Kazan

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This rare booklet contains the routines and handling of Kazan. Also included are diagrams on how to construct a variety of performance props. Some of the topics included are: The Construction of the Fire-Eaters Torch, Eating Fire from the Hand, Burning the Tongue Alive, The Giant Blow-Out, The Mysterious Gas Jet, A Simple Fire Wheel, Multiplying...

 

Populate by Mark Parker

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Populate - An illusionary appearance of a small crowd.
Introduction by Eric Olsen of EDF Magic

This is the first in a series of single illusion publications by renowned Illusion designer Mark Parker, author of illusion books 'Vivify' & 4E Illusion Design.

Populate is Parkers take on the Guy Jarrett...

 

Professional Punch by Tony Green

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This book contains routines and tips for the Punch & Judy puppeteer. Tony Green was a professional Punch and Judy man and made puppets for the Supreme Magic Co. Ltd, Bideford, Devon, England. He was Supreme Magic's second Punch maker, following Joe Parsonage. Very limited quantities available.

 

Reel Magic Quarterly Volume 6

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Reel Magic Magazine - Episode 6 (Dean Dill)

Features:

Caught on Tape
Kozmo gets his hair cut by Dean Dill who shares what it was like to perform on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

Andrew Pinard - Continuum
legendary performer Johnny Thompson and Andrew sit down for Part...

 

Rings Supreme by Lewis Ganson and Aldo Colombini

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Aldo Colombini's presentation of the Rings Supreme is a very solid and entertaining routine for any audience. If you perform The Chinese Linking Rings and are not aware of the Rings Supreme routine, then this book is a MUST HAVE!

 

Routined Manipulations Part 2 (Limited/Out of Print) by Lewis Ganson

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This is the second book in a three-book series. Routined Manipulation Part 2 is filled with great manipulation techniques.

Knives, coins, cards, balls, etc. This volume also contains AL KORAN's Blindfold Card Act. This alone is worth the price of the book.

Limited quantities available.

 

Sharp Sorcery (Limited/Out of Print) by Les Sharps

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A fantastic hardbound book for the stand-up performer. The effects in this book are solid, and are designed for the true worker. The topics in this book include: mentalism, card magic, silk magic, rope magic, productions, etc.

This is a first edition book.

 

Showmanship and Presentation by Edward Maurice

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Showmanship and Presentation focuses on how to make the art of magic entertaining. From the opening to the closing of the show, every detail is covered.

 

The Magic Kettle (Any Drink Called For!) by Jeffery Atkins

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This is a 'must-own' book for anyone who is currently performing or even thinking about performing this classic effect. Jeffery Atkins covers the origins and history of this classic, as well as multiple ways to produce and set up the Any Drink Called For Effect. Multiple bars, markers, switches, pacing, outs, pacing plus much, much...

 

The Riddle of Chung Ling Soo by Will Dexter

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A fascinating account of the of the life of Chung Ling Soo (William E. Robertson). You'll learn about his meager beginnings all the way to his larger-than-life presence in the entertainment world. This book contains all of the detailed highlights. A fun and fascinating read!

 

Eugene Burger: Final Secrets by Lawrence Hass and Eugene Burger

$120.00

In 2019, Larry Hass released the first of two posthumous books that were to share all of Eugene Burger's unpublished materials. Carried out at Eugene's request and in close collaboration, these books reflect Eugene's fondest wish that his entire working repertoire would be available to magicians after he was gone.

Now,...

 

HOW MAGICIANS THINK: MISDIRECTION, DECEPTION, AND WHY MAGIC MATTERS by Joshua Jay

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How Magicians Think: Misdirection, Deception, and Why Magic Matters by Joshua Jay

The door to magic is closed, but it's not locked.

And now Joshua Jay, one of the world's most accomplished magicians, not only opens that door but brings us inside to reveal the artistry and obsessiveness, esoteric...

 

Darryl Beckmann / Life and Times of Alexander The Man Who Knows Limited ed 1994

$400.00

From our Estate collection.

Rarely available. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Edition limited to 1000, this being number 324. 11 1/4" X 8 1/2". Book is in excellent condition. There is no dust jacket. Pages are clean and unmarked.

Did you know that Claude (Alexander) Conlin rubbed elbows with such notables as...

 

Confronting Magic by Steve Cohen

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Featuring original photography and rare memorabilia alongside a foreword by Guillermo Del Toro and text by Steve Cohen himself, Confronting Magic celebrates twenty years of Chamber Magic and the variety of guests that the lively, intimate show has attracted and stunned. Here we see stills and props from Cohen's...

 

Misdirection by Wayne Dobson

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40 years in the making. This effect is based on the Milbourne Christopher classic.

When Wayne was 18, he came up with a routine for what is known as the Sign, or Magic Compass. At the time he felt he was too young to perform it as the patter didn't suit his age. Wayne forgot about it and went on to become a superstar! After a...

 

Performer Marketing Formula by Luca Volpe

$35.00

Do you want to discover the secrets to grow your business and create a successful mindset?

The Performer Marketing Formula is a collection of techniques and tips that will allow you to deal with your clients and sell your shows with ease!

In this booklet Luca Volpe will give you all the steps you need in order to reach...

 

Through The Eyes of Hanussen & Messing By Helmuth Grunewald

$110.00

"I almost passed on this book, as I'd already read biographies of both men. It wasn't until my friend, Paul Romhany, told me I had to read ,b>"Through the Eyes of Hanussen & Messing" that I ordered it. I'm very glad I did. I've read it again twice over the last few days. It's an incredible book, and one I'll treasure...

 
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