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(Düren, Rheinland, Germany: 13th April 1925 - July 2000)

Stage name of Werner Geissler since 1951. Inspired at age 12 seeing a manipulator at fair. Manipulator 1945-70, thence psychic effects. Pro magician, dealer and prop maker (“Trickgerätefabrik”) in Düren-Niederau, West Germany, since 1950. Founder-editor Die "Magische Welt" 1952-2000. Received the Golem statue (Prague Magicians) in 1973 for best European magic journal. Awarded the Hofzinser Ring by Punx in 1985, being its 4th recipient.

Inventor and manufacturer of over 100 tricks, including Vanishing Coke Bottle, Durania Multiplying Billiard Balls, Blitz-Cocktail, Brainwave Coin Box, and Magic with Poker Chips, which Erhard Liebenow made world famous.

Coauthors: Lewis Ganson

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Lewis Ganson & Geissler-Werry
Werry's Fantastic Thimbles Teach-In by Lewis Ganson & Geissler-Werry

A Fantasy in Thimbles

Werry was an extremely innovative and creative magician, developing many new effects and founding the famous magazine Magische Welt in Germany (which continues to be published by Wittus Witt). You will also learn about Dean Metcalfe's thimble routine.

This was part of the famous Ganson Teach-In series originally published by Supreme Magic Inc. Rights are now owned by Martin Breese whom we thank for the kind permission to reproduce this booklet.

[Get the full collection of all 17 Teach-Ins at a huge discount.

1st edition 1979, original 35 pages, PDF 33 pages.

  1. Contents
  2. Introduction
  3. The Basic Moves ...
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