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Jim Cellini

Jim Cellini

(Nashua, New Hampshire: 6th September 1940 – 23rd November 2009)

Stage name of Richard Timothy Sullivan. He grew up in an orphanage where he first saw a magician which fascinated him. Initially he studied stage magic and was influenced by Cardini, Malini, Silent Mora und Slydini. When he met Johnny Fox he started to get interested in street magic. In the 70s he developed his own brand of street magic and became a pro street magician in San Francisco (late 1970s-early 80s), New Orleans, New York City (1981), and Europe. He would spend the remaining part of his life in Switzerland. Worked in renaissance garb with gibecière and later with top hat and suit. Pet effects: Linking Rings, Cups-and-Balls, etc. Assistant is "Eileen". Rated best at street magic by Frank Garcia and Mike Rogers. See Cellini: The Royal Touch.

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Jim Cellini
Slydini Lecture 2005 by Jim Cellini

Slydini was Jim Cellini's friend, mentor, and teacher. In this wonderful lecture Cellini shares the many lessons and unique points of the legendary Slydini.

  • Introduction
  • Slydini Silks Routine
  • Cut and Restored Rope
  • Vanishing Silk
  • Chinese Linking Rings
  • Paperbox and Balls Routine
  • Coins Through Table
  • Silk Fountain
  • Cellini Meets Slydini
  • Movements and How to Take Bows
  • Table Work and Lapping
  • Slydini Silks
  • Cut and Restored Rope
  • Thoughts on Slydini (the rope trick)
  • More Thoughts on Slydini (the card trick)
  • The Thumb Tip
  • Vanishing Silk (story of Adam and Eve)
  • Six Coins Through...
★★★★★ $17.50
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Jim Cellini
Streetmagic Lecture 2005 by Jim Cellini

A fantastic lecture by the king of street magicians, Jim Cellini. While you will learn a number of wonderful routines, the really special stuff is everything else, the equipment he uses, the way he performs, etc.

  • Hank Routine
  • Coin Routine
  • Cigarette Routine
  • Rope Routine
  • Cups and Balls Routine
  • Color, Sound and Movement
  • The Pitch
  • Costumes
  • The Pouches
  • The Rope
  • The Table
  • How to Get a Crowd?
  • Working in Restaurants
  • Inside the Costume and Topit
  • The Hats
  • Keep It Simple - The Gypsy
  • Passing the Hat
  • Slydini's Thumb Tip
  • Coin Magic
  • Vanishing Coins
  • Cigarette Magic
  • Cigarette Eating ...
★★★★★ $17.50
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