Dorny was a much liked and regarded magician of his time. One of the highlights of this book is the "Who's Who and Why" section which will tell you a lot about the colleagues of Dorny. There is also a good patter section and a number of tricks ranging from cards, coins, mentalism, most of them contributed by other magicians like Hugard, Blackstone, Jordan, Brema, Hilliar, ...
1st edition, 1921, W. Dornfeld, published by Arthur P. Felsman; 286 pages.
Table of Contents
- Act One - "Chatter"
- Intermission - "The Ne-Kro-Mancer Man"
- Act Two - "Who's Who - and Why"
- Intermission - "War Magic"
- Act Three - "Trix"
word count: 68666 which is equivalent to 274 standard pages of text