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These are the lecture notes for a lecture Charlie Miller gave at Magic Inc. in 1967. He offers great insight into the art of magic, presentation, routining and audience management. He also teaches several great tricks.
Also included is a six page essay by Roberto Giobbi titled "Charlie Miller's Wisdom". (This essay originally appeared in two installments within my column "The Genii Session" in Genii - The Conjuror's Magazine, May and July 2005. It appears here in a slightly revised form and in agreement with Richard Kaufman and his Genii Corporation.)
- General Remarks
- Cashing a Check (Trick)
- Miser's Dream or Money Catching
- Cups and Balls
- Ring on the Stick
- Ring Off the Stick
- Rope Routine
- Torn and Restored Paper
- Card Tricks
- Zens Card Trick
- The General Card
- Intrigue Tricks
- Catching a Chosen Card
- My routine Outlined
- Brief Biography
Illustrated by Jay Marshall. Photographs by Roy Krizan.
1st edition 1967, 28 pages; 1st digital edition 2012, 27 pages.
word count: 10399 which is equivalent to 41 standard pages of text
Reviewed by Jovica Blanusa
★★★★★ Date Added: Sunday 10 June, 2012
Great booklet! I hope we will see more of Charlie Miller material!