Looking for a source explaining wide-ranging magic effects? You've found it here! Eric Hawkesworth's A Magic Variety Show is a great book dedicated to creating an act containing multiple styles of traditional magic. These styles include Close-up magic, Stage Magic, Illusions, and Predictions. Also c..
A Pocketful of Miracles contains brilliant magic that can be performed anytime, anywhere with what you have in your pocket, sitting on a table, borrowed, etc. Some of the effects include: Coin Through Saucer, Coin From Bread Roll, Coin and Glass of Water, Balancing Coins, Phoenix Matches, Multiplyin..
Presenting Abracapocus: the magic magazine on a DVD, don't just read about it, watch it!Magic is a visual artform, and what better way to present a magic magazine than on a visual media. See reviews, demonstrations and more come to life like they never could on the pages of a standard magazine.In th..
EffectOne 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, ..
Did the magician Cazeneuve and the Queen of Madagascar have an affair? Was there a ghost living in the house of the Fox Sisters? Did he pay his rent on time? Why do magicians pull a rabbit out of a hat instead of a raccoon? Who was buried at The Great Lafayette's funeral if it wasn't The Great Lafay..
Paul Daniels is one of the most successful magicians of the 20th century. He made worldwide headlines with his top rated television shows, extensive live performances and the fortune he acquired through magic.After many years as a television celebrity, Paul created an autobiographical touring show t..
Between 1998-2000 Robert E. Neale wrote three important books, each one on a topic that is central to magicians: illusion, wonder, and magic itself.An Essay on Magic is Book 3 in this long-awaited, highly acclaimed TRILOGY OF MAGIC. In these pages Bob Neale articulates his important, influential gen..
Tony Griffith is truly gifted when it comes to routines and presentations. In An Invitation to Mystery, Tony shares some of his greatest effects and routines. Some very deceiving card magic is explained in detail. Keep in mind, these are far from knuckle busting effects -- as a matter of fact, they ..
The Anatomy of Misdirection divides the art of misdirection into fifteen basic principles. The principles are presented in an easy to read manner, along within many illustrations. The reader is guided step-by-step through each principle learning both how-to and when-to apply the various techniques i..
Over 500 Pages and 1000 Photographs Bills, beer, socks, envelopes, DVDs, coffee cups, baskets, boxes, borrowed rings, portable darkness, pieces of paper, paperback books, a bulletin board, a glass canister, a wand, a pencil, and a marshmallow...plus Cards & Coins. Magic for Stand Up, Sit Down, Near ..
"As I Recall..." Slydini's students pay tribute to the man, the mentor, and the magic. They recall some of their most cherished moments with the master and perform their favorite effects, keeping his legacy alive. A note from the producers: We would like to boast that (to our knowledge, at the time ..
Roy Baker was one of the most versatile performers to ever grace a stage. Baker performed everything from Mentalism, close-up, Stage and parlor magic. His mind never seemed to turn off. Inventing Plots, methods, and routines for not only Adults, but also some great routines for Kids' show performers..