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John Calvert's Story Volume 1

John Calvert
John Calvert's Story Volume 1 by John Calvert

Here is one of magic's most fascinating personalities giving the secrets of how he achieved everything that every young magician would wish to achieve. How magic earned him a luxury cruise ship, a luxury private airplane and stardom on TV, the theater and many movies.

John takes us back to his early days and tells how his career actually started when he produced an egg from the pocket of a young friend whilst at Sunday School. You'll hear how a little bit of magical-style misdirection got him his first big break teaching Clark Gable card moves for a film; Clarke fluffed it all and Calvert...

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Mystery and Magic with Peter Warlock

Peter Warlock
Mystery and Magic with Peter Warlock by Peter Warlock

Peter Warlock, one of the most brilliant and inventive minds in the world of mentalism, contributes some excellent effects that you can do.

Memories of Jardine Ellis, Devant and other famous names are included but above all this recording will be remembered for the clear and easy-to-understand way in which Peter Warlock describes a number of outstanding mental mysteries.

[This recording was made on a very cold evening and from time to time the sound of the central heating system can be heard.]

This is a licensed reproduction of the famous Magicassette series created by Martin Breese - now owned by Lybrary.com....

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Rovi's Exclusive Card Secrets

Rovi
Rovi's Exclusive Card Secrets by Rovi

Rovi is a Gold Star Medalist of the Inner Magic Circle and a Member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. He is an expert with a pack of cards and his particular brand of card magic has an enormous impact on magicians and members of the public. In this exclusive interview he has been persuaded to release several of his remarkable effects.

Featured in this recording are some of the card secrets that have earned Rovi regular engagements on TV and at exclusive hotels and private houses. The secrets he reveals are not for magicians out to amaze each other with manual dexterity but for...

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Derek Lever's Magic Mag

Derek Lever
Derek Lever's Magic Mag by Derek Lever

The magazine started in October 1979 and the final issue was published in August 1983. When Derek Lever launched Magic Mag he felt that the entire magic scene had become stagnant and uninteresting and once the magazine was launched he was not afraid of having a dig at anyone and everyone. It was an outspoken magazine with some top professional contributors such as: Simon Lovell, Trevor Lewis, David Howarth, Tommy Copper, Terry Seabrooke and Billy McComb. It contains hundreds of professional effects and routines, articles, hints and tips for everyone with an interest in becoming a working professional.

Included is an index (not hyperlinked...

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The Magic of Fred Robinson

Peter Duffie
The Magic of Fred Robinson by Peter Duffie

Now available as a PDF ready for immediate download.

"Peter Duffie's The Magic Of Fred Robinson is a wonderful book containing a gold-mine of ideas, subtleties and secrets from one of magic's finest exponents and thinkers. ... The Magic Of Fred Robinson is an excellent book full of wonderful ideas, useful sleights, and powerful effects. More than that, it's a great read and takes me back to the feeling I had when I first read Vernon's Inner Secrets books." - R. Paul Wilson from his 2009 review in Genii.

"I state without fear of exaggerating that Fred was one of the all-time greats; especially with cards." - Dai Vernon

"Card magic and techniques...

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The Gen

Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson
The Gen by Harry Stanley & Lewis Ganson

The Gen magazine was published by Harry Stanley just after the war. The first issue came out in December 1945. The magazine was published for 26 years with 303 issues covering a total of 8,685 pages. Lewis Ganson, one of the greatest British magical writers ever, was the editor until the magazine changed hands in 1971. It continued under the editorship of Val Andrews for a further two issues as the New Gen.

Virtually every known name in the world of post-war magic made a contribution to the Gen or was featured in its columns. Ken Brooke, for example, contributed 27 items and even the final issue, under...

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The Magic Wand (1910 - 1957)

George Mackenzie Munro & George Johnson & George Armstrong
The Magic Wand (1910 - 1957) by George Mackenzie Munro & George Johnson & George Armstrong

Martin Breese purchased the copyright to the Magic Wand many years ago. He intended to issue material from the magazine in book form and was little to know, at the time, of the advent of digital publishing and ebooks.

The Magic Wand was first published in September 1910 and continued for 256 issues until December of 1957. It began as a monthly magazine and after a decade it was published quarterly. It was edited by George Munro who was succeeded by George Armstrong. It is rare and very hard to find a complete run. The most valuable issues are those containing the serial publication of The Annals of Conjuring. ...

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Pabular

Nick Bolton & Fred Robinson & Eric Mason
Pabular by Nick Bolton & Fred Robinson & Eric Mason

Here is the complete file of Pabular, one of the most remarkable and influential magazines ever published.

Pabular was first published in 1974 by Nick Bolton and ran for just over eight exciting volumes. It is probably the finest ever British close-up magazines to be published. It was mainly edited by the well respected Fred Robinson (later by Walt Lees and Stephen Tucker) and the art editor throughout was Eric Mason.

The first effect in the magazine was by Roy Walton and contributors include: Jack Avis, Gaeton Bloom, John Carney, Tony Corinda, Ted Danson, Will Dexter, Bob Driebeek, Shiv Duggal, Peter Duffie, Alex Elmsley, Dominique Duvivier, Cy Endfield, Bob Farmer, Flip, Piet Forton,...

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Wizard Magazine (1947 - 1956)

George Armstrong
Wizard Magazine (1947 - 1956) by George Armstrong

The Wizard was one of Britain's leading magic magazines and was published by George Armstrong between 1947 and 1956. There were 95 issues containing more than 3000 pages. Here is the entire run as searchable PDF, including a hyperlinked index.

It contains 945 effects, articles and features on every aspect of magic from hundreds of prominent contributors including: Billy McComb, Al Koran, Jack Lamonte, Ken Brooke, Arthur Carter, Chandhu, Milbourne Christopher, Carlos Colombi, Edward Dexter, Prince Drakon, Hen Fetsch, Douglas Francis, Lewis Ganson, Louis Histed, Jack Hughes, Roy Johnson, Fred Lowe, Max Malini, Jay Palmer, Edmund Rowland, S.H. Sharpe, Hans Trixer, Verrall Wass, Mark Weston and Jack Yates.

1st edition 1947-1956; 3328...

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Max Andrews' Magic Magazine

Max Andrews
Max Andrews' Magic Magazine by Max Andrews

This is the entire five years of The Magic Magazine published by Max Andrews. The first issue appeared in April 1952 and the final issue on September 1956. This was one of Britain's leading magazines and, although it was a house magazine for Max Andrews' Vampire Magic business, it was packed with outstanding magical contributions from the leading magical creators of that exciting period.

Amongst the many contributions are George Blake, Eddie Joseph, Robert Harbin, Ken Brooke, Richard Himber, Eric P. Wilson, and Hank Vermeyden.

You will also find a hyperlinked index to conveniently navigate from trick to trick.


A Brief History of Max...

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New Pentagram Magazine

Peter Warlock
New Pentagram Magazine by Peter Warlock

The New Pentagram Magazine appeared from 1969 to 1989 - over 2000 pages. This amazing magazine followed in the footsteps of Pentagram Magazine which had been published first by Peter Warlock and then was backed by The Magic Wand publishing company. Supreme Magic then backed and helped Peter to continue the original magazine but under the name of New Pentagram. And it ran for twenty years.

This wonderful magazine was packed with contributions from some of the leading names from magical history. Ted Danson's diary effect first appeared in its pages. Here, taken at random, are some of the top names who wrote...

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Pentagram Magazine

Peter Warlock
Pentagram Magazine by Peter Warlock

The legendary Pentagram Magazine edited by Peter Warlock appeared from 1946 to 1959. It features superb magic from Alex Elmsley, Robert Harbin, Fred Kaps, Stewart James, Dai Vernon, Al Koran, Roy Walton, Arthur Carter, Leslie May, Charles Cameron, Ron Baillie, Jack Avis, Gus Southall, Edmund Rowland, Ed Marlo, Graham Adams and many others.

Every trick can be accessed via the hyperlinked index.

Now the Pentagram is within reach of all those who enjoy great magic.

1st edition 1946-1959; 1311 pages.


Volume 1
  • No. 1: October 1946
    • Your Fate In A Teacup / Peter Warlock
    • Super Speller / George Blake
    • Cig-Repeat / Cecil Tebbett
    • Tissue Paper Monte / Tom Sellers
  • No. 2: November...
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Spell-Binder Magazine

Stephen Tucker
Spell-Binder Magazine by Stephen Tucker

Stephen Tucker was the publisher, editor, illustrator and creative genius behind Spell-Binder Magazine. It ran for three years and had 36 issues and 710 pages. (This does not include the three Special Issues.)

You will find some of the finest close-up magic effects: David Britland alone contributed 40 items, there were 6 new effects from Basil Horwitz, 4 from Jerry Sadowitz, 2 from Gazzo, 5 from Gordon Bruce, 3 from Roy Walton, 9 from Phil Goldstein, 12 from Reinhard Müller, 5 from Al Smith 2 from Bobby Bernard, 4 from Harvey Rosenthal, 7 from Ian Land, 12 from Paul Brignall, 7 from Peter Duffie, 6 from Roger Curzon, 6 from Shiv Duggal, 7 from Wayne Dobson and 109 from Stephen Tucker. Stephen has captured...

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The Voice of Experience Volume 3

Roy Johnson
The Voice of Experience Volume 3 by Roy Johnson

This final volume in this 3-part series includes full instructions for two excellent effects; Miracle Divination and Third Dimensional.

Length 48 min

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The Voice of Experience Volume 2

Roy Johnson
The Voice of Experience Volume 2 by Roy Johnson

This MP3 features a number of excellent items including:

  • Cards Across
  • Zoo Quest
  • The Memory Game
  • Happy Holidays
  • Miracle Divination

Length 1 h 11 min

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The Voice of Experience Volume 1

Roy Johnson
The Voice of Experience Volume 1 by Roy Johnson

Roy has been an active performer for decades working in such famous places as the legendary Windmill Theatre. In these three volumes, you will hear and learn some of his classic effects.

On this first volume is included Rocket, Cased, Flash Square, and Matched Prediction.

Length 1 h 12 min

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A Wine and Cheese Party with Simon Lovell - and 200 Women: Volume 2

Simon Lovell
A Wine and Cheese Party with Simon Lovell - and 200 Women: Volume 2 by Simon Lovell

This is volume two in the Simon Lovell interview conducted by Martin Breese. Listen to Simon's advice on magic and comedy magic in particular.

This is a licensed reproduction of the famous Magicassette and MagiCD series created by Martin Breese - now owned by Lybrary.com.

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A Wine and Cheese Party with Simon Lovell - and 200 Women: Volume 1

Simon Lovell
A Wine and Cheese Party with Simon Lovell - and 200 Women: Volume 1 by Simon Lovell

Simon Lovell is a highly experienced performer with over two hundred television credits to his name. Simon has produced a DVD series, fourteen videos, published sixteen books, and written hundreds of magazine articles, short stories, and scripts. In recent years, he has been professionally engaged advising other performers in live and film situations and lecturing worldwide to casinos. Over the years, Simon has appeared in all kinds of venues from theatres to comedy clubs. He is one of the most popular magical entertainers around. Reviewers have described his "trademark" straitjacket routine...

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A Masterclass in Comedy Vol. 2

Terry Seabrooke
A Masterclass in Comedy Vol. 2 by Terry Seabrooke

This is volume two of Terry Seabrook's comedy masterclass. How do you take any object and turn it into a comedy item?

Terry is one of the funniest magicians. He has entertained lay audiences and magicians and they all fall under his spell. It is all here. It looks so easy but it requires careful planning and a lot of hard work and the inside info that you will find here.

And even if you are not planning to put together a comedy magic show, it is extremely helpful to understand how comedy works. How do get somebody to laugh and laugh at the right moment? It puts you, the performer, in charge...

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A Masterclass in Comedy Vol. 1

Terry Seabrooke
A Masterclass in Comedy Vol. 1 by Terry Seabrooke

Terry Seabrooke is a genius at comedy. He has only to walk out in front of an audience and they begin to laugh. In these recordings Terry explains how you take a standard prop and turn it into a comedy item.

Who would have thought of cutting a piece of wallpaper by getting a lady assistant to lie on it while he saws through her and the sheet of paper? Only Terry Seabrooke. Here in this master class he teaches you how to develop your own comedy magic routines and explains the essence of building comedy situations that will make your audience laugh. If you are thinking of creating your comedy...

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Challenge Mentalism Vol. 2

Basil Horwitz
Challenge Mentalism Vol. 2 by Basil Horwitz

This is the second volume describing seven brilliant mentalism effects. Basil Horwitz is one of South Africa's most successful insurance salesmen. His success is almost 90% due to a magical approach explained on these recordings.

[For volume 1 of this recording click here.]

This is a licensed reproduction of the famous Magicassette and MagiCD series created by Martin Breese - now owned by Lybrary.com.

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Challenge Mentalism Vol. 1

Basil Horwitz
Challenge Mentalism Vol. 1 by Basil Horwitz

Basil Horwitz - the South African mentalist - released in the 1980s seven of his treasured mentalism routines and the impact was phenomenal. There are few mentalists in the world who have not heard either the recordings or read the text which was published later. Several professional and famous mentalists use the material straight from these recordings. Each of the seven effects has been used somewhere in the world on TV.

If you would like to read a lot more about Basil's routines then see the 6 volume ebook series Mental Magick.

[For volume 2 of this recording click here.

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Harry Stanley Interview Volume 4

Harry Stanley
Harry Stanley Interview Volume 4 by Harry Stanley

In the world of Magic there are few people who have made such a substantial contribution as Harry Stanley. This is volume four of four. In these four volumes hear the story of 25 years of Unique Magic.

These four volumes are packed with memories from the fertile mind of Mr. Unique himself. If you were a personality on the magical scene during the 40's, 50's and 60's you are bound to be mentioned somewhere. Lots of information about the famous Unique Studio, the Gen Magazine and people like Johnny Hart, Al Koran, Alan Alan, Ken Brooke, Lewis Ganson, Orson Welles, Slydini, Channing Pollock, Chan Canasta.

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Harry Stanley Interview Volume 3

Harry Stanley
Harry Stanley Interview Volume 3 by Harry Stanley

In the world of Magic there are few people who have made such a substantial contribution as Harry Stanley. This is volume three of four. In these four volumes hear the story of 25 years of Unique Magic.

These four volumes are packed with memories from the fertile mind of Mr. Unique himself. If you were a personality on the magical scene during the 40's, 50's and 60's you are bound to be mentioned somewhere. Lots of information about the famous Unique Studio, the Gen Magazine and people like Johnny Hart, Al Koran, Alan Alan, Ken Brooke, Lewis Ganson, Orson Welles, Slydini, Channing Pollock, Chan Canasta.

This is a licensed reproduction...

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