An effect that is over 100 years old, and become a signature routine of some of the world's most talented magicians including David Copperfield, Tommy Wonder and Richiardi.
For the first time, a dedicated book on this famous routine that has been in Paul Romhay's act for over twenty years.
This book takes a look at how to perform this routine without any special tables, how to prepare the fruit, the use of real and artificial fruit, canary vs parakeet plus Paul's own handling of this routine with the vanish of the fruit happening in the hand. Also includes are variations on vanishes of the fruit.
Included is a professional routine by James Holguin in which he explains his unique method and presentation where he sits down for the performance. This is one of the most moving performances of this effect, and gets him a standing ovation every time! Included are photos of the special gimmick Jamie uses to vanish the canary, egg and lemon.
PLUS an essay by Bryan Gilles who opens his illusion show with his version of this classic. He offers some insights that will help get the applause from your audience this effect deserves.
Pages: 122 - 5" x 8" - Softcover - Black and white photos