Customer rank: +1Considering getting into the mental field, but unsure where to begin?
Perhaps you've wanted to add a Q&A or crystal gazing segment to your present act and want to learn the real work from a performer who's earned a living from mentalism?
Working pro Joe Ovette reveals all in this revised and updated classic that belongs on every psychic entertainer's bookshelf.
The book has been completely reset in new type, with edits by fellow mentalist B.W. McCarron.
- Pre-show work without clipboards
- Billet switches
- When to use stock questions
- Sensational Q&A
- 100 Audience-tested answers
- Uplifting answers
- History of Q&A acts
- Plans and schemes for office work
- A clever ballot switch box
- Actual script from two-person code act
- Prof. Powers' methods revealed
- Seance and second-sight effects
- Mentalism with slates
- Supplement: additional ideas for the psychic worker
- Advertising examples
Originally published in 1924. 1st digital edition 2016, 134 pages.
word count: 29375 which is equivalent to 117 standard pages of text
Reviewed by Michael Lyth
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!] Date Added: Tuesday 12 January, 2016
A copy can sometimes go at a price of £989.99 hardback modern facsimile reprint of the original and paperback £10.61 now available to enjoy at $10.00 approx £6.93 depending on currency exchange rate.
Silk creations / by Joseph Ovette.
Advanced magic / by Magical Ovette.
Bargain magic / by Magical Ovette.
The gambler's paradise / by Joseph Ovette ; edited ... by Lloyd E. Jones.
Ovette's tricks and illusionettes / by the Great Ovette, being a collection of easily built tricks and small illusions ; illustrated by Thomas M. Libonati
are just some of Joseph Ovette's work I have in my collection
if I could recommend, a past magicians, work this would be one of many for the history magician's among us.