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Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers

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Highly instructive book by a noted authority on the subject analyzes every phase of conjuring, from sleights, devices, misdirection, and controlling audience attention to incorporating patter and the effective use of assistants. Provides recommendations on the use of body language, posture, positioning, and movement. 60 original routines — from simple card tricks to major illusions.

Synopsis:

Every phase of conjuring--from sleights, devices, misdirection, and controlling audience attention to patter and the use of assistants. 60 original routines with advice for their presentation.

Synopsis:

Highly instructive book by a noted authority on the subject analyzes every phase of conjuring, from sleights, devices, misdirection, and controlling audience attention to incorporating patter and the effective use of assistants.

Synopsis:

Highly instructive book by a noted authority on the subject analyzes every phase of conjuring, from sleights, devices, misdirection, and controlling audience attention to incorporating patter and the effective use of assistants. Provides recommendations on the use of body language, posture, positioning, and movement. 60 original routines — from simple card tricks to major illusions.

Table of Contents

1 The Two Magics

2 Deception vs. Conviction

3 The Measure of Meaning

4 Who?

5 Making the Most of Assistants

6 Casting the Spell

7 Mystery without Magic

8 Providing the Proof

9 Devices for Deception

10 The Great Secret

11 Eliminating Departures

12 Consistency in Characterization

13 Concealing Devices

14 Controlling Attention

15 Misdirection

16 Devising Illusions

17 Dramatic Structure

18 Continuity

19 Material for Entertainment

20 Words

21 Business

22 The Performer and the Stage

  Routines

  Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486410876
Author:
Nelms, Henning
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Nelms
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Magic tricks
Subject:
GAMES / Magic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Magic Books
Publication Date:
20000431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.81 pd
Age Level:
from 10

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Product details 352 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486410876 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Every phase of conjuring--from sleights, devices, misdirection, and controlling audience attention to patter and the use of assistants. 60 original routines with advice for their presentation.

"Synopsis" by ,
Highly instructive book by a noted authority on the subject analyzes every phase of conjuring, from sleights, devices, misdirection, and controlling audience attention to incorporating patter and the effective use of assistants.
"Synopsis" by ,
Highly instructive book by a noted authority on the subject analyzes every phase of conjuring, from sleights, devices, misdirection, and controlling audience attention to incorporating patter and the effective use of assistants. Provides recommendations on the use of body language, posture, positioning, and movement. 60 original routines — from simple card tricks to major illusions.
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