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 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...**
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
Here is a new collection of how Kenton makes miracles. Simple props and tools become memorable miracles.
After each unusual effect and method is a "Lesson". These are short and sweet reminders of the principles and concepts at work behind each effect. The "lessons" will get you rethinking what you do and how you do it. Many treasures...
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...
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 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...
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 - 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...
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 Magazine - Episode 6 (Dean Dill)
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...
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!
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.
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 focuses on how to make the art of magic entertaining. From the opening to the closing of the show, every detail is covered.
Volume Two 'The Lost Legends'
Robert Harbin, Edward Victor, G. W. Hunter.
Edited by Fergus Roy
The second volume, The Lost Legends, in The Davenport Story series unveils three hitherto unpublished works by eminent authors who were close personal friends of the family. These works were only recently...
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...
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!
HARD COVER - PERFECT BOUND BOOK
1727 pages with photos and illustrations.
The editor of VANISH MAGIC MAGAZINE, Paul Romhany, went through and selected his favorite picks from the second year of VANISH and has released them all in a beautiful hard cover book, the COLLECTORS EDITION YEAR TWO.
LIMITED TO ONLY 500...
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...
Impuzzibilities Series: (6) Devilish Impuzzibilities
The sixth book in the series, featuring The Irresistible Force, a three-card trick, and Irresistible Shopping, a mental routine in which three items from a grocery store are correctly predicted.
Deepest Sympathy is an "Impuzzible" version of the Sympathetic card trick....
Imagine if you could perform powerful mentalism anywhere, just with a few borrowed objects. Imagine no more.
Mysteries Anywhere is a compendium of solid mental experiences that you can perform in any situation, without prior preparation.
1. Perfect Coin,maybe: A miracle...
VANISH MAGIC MAGAZINE YEAR TWO COLLECTION
HARD COVER - PERFECT BOUND BOOK
177 Pages with photos and illustrations.
The editor of VANISH MAGIC MAGAZINE, Paul Romhany, went through and selected his favorite picks from the second year of VANISH and has released them all in a beautiful hard cover book, the COLLECTORS...
England's Ben Hart has burst onto the scene with an impressive finals-showing on Britain's Got Talent, sold-out theater tours across the UK, and a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Now he has released his debut collection of original magic, The Darkest Corners. The book is filled with creativity and...
The greatest collection of small magic ever assembled by legendary thinker and writer Martin Gardner, with thousands of effects, stunts, gags, gimmicks, and more.
40-page color section
Completely new layout
More than 1700 effects and stunts
1200 extra items compiled by Gardner