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Geo DeLawrence

Geo DeLawrence

(1887 - 21st February 1928)

Born in Tennessee, USA. Stage name of George Silver. Pro Lyceum magician and cardman.

Coauthors: Robert A. Nelson

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Geo DeLawrence & Robert A. Nelson
Answers to Questions by Geo DeLawrence & Robert A. Nelson

Reveals the inside secrets for delivering informative, entertaining and sensational answers to audience questions. A "must-have" text for every mentalist and psychic entertainer.

The secret of success in doing a question and answer act lies in the performer's ability to answer the questions intelligently and to the point. The lack of this knowledge - how to answer the questions - has proven to be a major stumbling block to many performers. While not a new book on the subject, therein lies the gold. The authors' understanding of the subject was so complete and basically sound that this book...

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Silken Secrets (Miscellaneous Handkerchief Tricks) by Geo DeLawrence

Originally titled Miscellaneous Handkerchief Tricks.

Here's an exciting look-behind-the-counter of the local magic dealer to examine many beautiful silk and handkerchief effects. You'll learn vanishes, appearances, color changes, transpositions, solid thru solid and more. Several utility devices are explained and illustrated, as well.

This is more than a "tell all" book, as DeLawrence also includes an entertaining, 15-minute silk act that uses the very effects described.

Silks and scarves add color and glamour to any magic routine. Audiences will fall in love with your presentation...

★★★★★ $5
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How To Answer Questions Through Crystal Gazing by Geo DeLawrence

The secret of success with a question and answer (Q&A) act lies in the performer's ability to ANSWER questions intelligently and to the point. In this ebook, DeLawrence reveals the real secret of answering questions from audience members of all walks of life. This work is regarded by many experienced professionals as the best of its kind ever written.

Included is a breakdown of questions according to the dress and other visual clues from the spectator; the value of asking for a raised hand after a partial delivery; stock questions (with many examples); tricks of the trade to developing entertaining...

★★★★★ $6
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Pithy Patter by Geo DeLawrence

This is another of DeLawrence's humorous patter booklets. Among others you will find patter for 'rising cards', 'spirit slates', 'multiplying billiard balls' and 'card in egg'. The humor is almost 100 years old but still makes one laugh or smile and could therefore be a good source of inspiration for a new and modern presentation. Don't dismiss the old stuff just because it is old.

1st edition, 1920, Heaney Magic Co., Wisconsin; 31 pages.

  1. Introductory
  2. Opening Patter
  3. Opening Patter for a Stage
  4. Another Variety of Opening Patter
  5. Rising Cards
  6. Here, There, or Where?
  7. The Card in the Egg ...
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Another Vaudeville Magic Act by Geo DeLawrence

Two vaudeville comedy magic acts are described in terms of props stage setting and patter.

1st edition, 1922?, Geo DeLawrence; 25 pages.

  1. Introductory
  2. Props and Stage Setting (First Act)
  3. Props and Stage Setting (Second Act)
  4. Comedy Act: No. 1
  5. Patter for Act No. 2
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Some Card Effects and Magical Talks by Geo DeLawrence

This is quite an interesting booklet with very nice ideas for patter, as well as some card effects. Particularly noteworthy is a hilarious burlesque mind reading act. You have to check this one out!

1st edition, 1919, F. G. Thayer, Los Angeles; 45 pages.

  1. A Few Remarks
  2. Opening Patter
  3. Some Card Effects and Accompanying Patter:
  4. Four Ace Combination
  5. The Wrapped Cards Divided by a Knife
  6. Transposition
  7. Miscellaneous Patter:
  8. Kling Klang
  9. Solid Through Solid
  10. Straight Jacket Escape
  11. The Rabbit Pan
  12. The Spirit Hand
  13. The Egg Bag
  14. The Twentieth Century Handkerchief Trick
  15. Cards from the Pocket ...
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