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Considering 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.
- 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
The book has been completely reset in new type, with edits by fellow mentalist B.W. McCarron
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
★★★★★ 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.