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This book has some great chapters that will be of interest to magicians of all levels; however, the material in the book is a bit dated showmanxhip is slanted heavily toward mentalism and comedy magic. Uajes Sardnav rated it it was amazing Mar 30, How to get a message across.

Maguc New user 68 Posts. Even when he talks about misdirection — writers want to misdirect. Lou Tannen and Fantasio were regulars, too. David Freeman rated it really liked it Apr 07, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Since it was published in and is still in print, it’s probably a good book on being a conjurer, for reference or if you want to do it. Jan 03, Jeffrey rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I freely admit to never having read it though I did put in an order last night – I read the dr. Mikazuki BookClub rated it it was amazing Sep 24, Jun 12, Mary Catelli rated it it was amazing Shelves: Took me a little while to “get it” but it worked! Don’t forget Hay’s widow’s book about Mussey, over at http: I am always thrilled when someone brings up a name that hasn’t come up before. I was a little puzzled at first but dove right in. Nelms’ book is one of the most dog-eared ones on my shelf and is always within easy reach.


Trivia About Magic and Showman It tought me to think out every detail in my performances. Of course, I remember Kirk. I remember it being as creepy as the book.

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Where it is good. Sam rated it it was amazing Sep 03, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Thomas Henry Special user Posts. Paul rated it really liked it Nov 20, Open Preview See a Problem? Henniny book actually came as a recommendation from a writing workshop I attended last month. I found it at just the right time in my life.

Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers

Useful to anyone not just magicians. Aug 03, Randy Hulshizer rated it liked it. Now days with the DVD generation you get much less theory. I will certainly track down the latter two.

Nov 21, Jason rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Magic is going through changes and people want to see entertainers, not some guy who can do all this fancy moves. Also included are some 60 original routines — from simple card tricks to such major illusions as having the performer suddenly appear at stage center. Paperbackpages. View all 3 comments.


Drop one and you’re done. We had a club that was filled with some brilliant guys that have been forgotten in these days: With books there were chapters and even entire books devoted to theory. An incredibly detailed, comprehensive and extremely useful textbook. I actually read some too.

Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers

Nov 19, But for any of you who ever went in her store, you’ll understand it when I say that you couldn’t just buy something in her store. For me, “Magic and Showmanship” transformed me from a trickster into a theatrical conjuror. Nov 05, Ali Schultz rated it it was amazing Shelves: I read and reread them more times than I can count.

I’ve never heard of your three recommendations either. Be the first to ask a question about Magic and Showmanship. Thanks for the lead. I’ve benefited so much from that book, I’m grateful that she forced me to buy it. Vicente rated it really liked it Nov 05,