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Kyle Peron
Chair Suspension Notes by Kyle Peron

Tips on performing and presenting the chair suspension illusion

This ebook is jammed full of information, tips on presentation, safety, routine ideas as well as step by step coverage of the best way to perform this illusion. This is one of the ONLY books in the history of magic devoted solely to helpful information on the performance of this classic illusion.

Find out how to add this illusion to any show and to add value to your client in the process. This illusion has been a classic of magic and can add tremendous value to your show at a fraction of the cost of some of the larger illusions...

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Mike Danata
Floating Golden Stick by Mike Danata

A golden stick floats in the air without any means of support. A hoop is passed across and around the stick yet it still floats until finally at the command of the magician it travels away from him, at least six feet, and gently comes to rest upon a table.

This effect can be performed in a large drawing room or whilst completely surrounded. It is a one man floating effect and no assistants are required. It should not be confused with the Finn Jon Floating Stick which uses an entirely different method. With this routine the stick actually floats away from the magician and if performed on a...

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Ray Noble
On Thin Air: Levitation by Ray Noble

Have you ever been asked, "Hey, can you float like that guy on TV?" Well you finally can with On Thin Air. This is a very practical method of levitating. This self levitation can be preformed indoors as well as on the street. Imagine being able to levitate anywhere and anytime. Levitate at parties, on the sidewalk and even at the mall.

You will be able to walk up to a group of people and levitate! After you are done levitating you can stay and talk or just walk away. The levitation is completely under your control.

This is a great way to cause a sensation at your next walk around magic...

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Ken Griffin & Roberta
Illusion Show Know-How by Ken Griffin & Roberta

The Ken Griffin illusion show toured the world for well over a quarter of a century. The priceless ideas and methods used by the Griffins in their climb to prominence and profit are fully explained.

Almost every magician has dreamed, at one time or another, of headlining his own mystery revue. He visualizes the glamorous side of the picture ... the stage flooded with colored and glittering lights, the dazzling scenery, the gorgeous assistants, breathtaking illusions, the music from the orchestra surging to a crescendo, the thunderous cymbal crash as the magician strides on stage for his...

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Brian T. Lees
Lights, Curtain, Music, Problem by Brian T. Lees

The house is packed. Standing room only! Your music starts and you walk out to begin the show and everything goes wrong. The music fails, you forgot to load some of the magic. Your favorite routine comes apart and you are standing in front of a large audience with no clue what do to next.

Speak with any entertainer and they will confirm that mistakes and problems are part of the performance. These situations are not reserved for any specific magician. Young or old, just beginning or seasoned veteran, we all experience problems at some time or another.

This ebook helps identify ways to...

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James Randi
How to Present a Jail Break and other Miracles by James Randi

This is to certify that on December 4, 1974 at the Sumter County Jail, the Amazing Randi was fastened in two pair of regulation police handcuffs (double-locked) and one pair of special-issue handcuffs with pin-tumbler locks plus a pair of ratchet leg-irons, and then locked into a maximum-security jail cell. Within thirteen minutes, without assistance of any kind, Randi freed himself, walking out of the jail cell minus the handcuffs and leg-irons, all to the popular acclaim of the several people gathered at the jail. This was Randi's 28th jail break.

Randi was a great addition to our Crime...

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Jon Gower
Dual Divide by Jon Gower

The unique division of two ladies contained with the same apparatus

This is the second published stage illusion design from Jon Gower. Jon's good friend Mark Parker, author of illusion books Vivify and 4E illusion Design has again added additional elements to the design to help mold a modern creation for today's audiences.

Dual Divide first came into existence in 2002 and was created to provide an alternative effect to other "cutting" illusions performed. This effect is a fast paced routine utilizing two assistants contained in one tiny cabinet suspended high off the floor within a metal...

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Shawn Evans
How To Hack Handcuffs Like Houdini by Shawn Evans

For Magicians, Law Enforcement & Urban Survivalist

As a performer, do you know how to get out of any pair of handcuffs manufactured - past, present or future models?

As an urban survivalist, do you know how to open standard handcuffs with a common drinking straw and other very innovative, real-world applications?

As a security professional, do you know which types of handcuff keys are designed to be invisible to the naked eye?

As an escapologist, do you know the 3 "universal" handcuff keys that all escape artists should have in their toolkit?

As a locksmith, are you familiar with...

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Robert Harbin
Robert Harbin Interview by Robert Harbin

Martin Breese interviewed Robert Harbin on March 26th, 1977, not even one year before Harbin's untimely death. The interview took place at Harbin's home in London, England.

Spend 90 minutes listening to Robert Harbin - one of the world's most creative illusionists and inventors. Here is the full life story of the man who invented Zig Zag and a number of other illusions that will be performed by magicians over the years to come. Since making the recording Robert Harbin became ill and died. The words spoken on this tape were used as the basis for The Robert Harbin Book published by Martin Breese....

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Rupesh Thakur
Deceptive Base by Rupesh Thakur

Build a base that looks thinner than it actually is.

These instructions are for magicians who want to build their own illusions. Clear 3D drawings are provided, showing all angles. Included is a complete part list. Exact measurements are given. These instructions are much easier to understand than normal plans available on the market today. A little woodworking skill and a few tools is all you need to start building.

1st edition 2015, 31 pages.

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Rupesh Thakur
Shadow Box by Rupesh Thakur

Build your own Shadow Box. A light shines through a box and there is clearly nobody inside. Then suddenly a shadow emerges and a person is standing inside the box.

These instructions are for magicians who want to build their own illusions. Clear 3D drawings are provided, showing all angles. Included is a complete part list. Exact measurements are given. These instructions are much easier to understand than normal plans available on the market today. A little woodworking skill and a few tools is all you need to start building.

1st edition 2015, 23 pages.

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Rupesh Thakur
Tip-Over Trunk by Rupesh Thakur

Build your own Tip-Over Trunk.

Contents:

  • Effect
  • Secret
  • Sizes and parts required
  • Step by step
  • Examples of theming
  • Trolley
  • Pushbar
  • Inside
These instructions are for magicians who want to build their own illusions. Clear 3D drawings are provided, showing all angles. Included is a complete part list. Exact measurements are given. These instructions are much easier to understand than normal plans available on the market today. A little woodworking skill and a few tools is all you need to start building.

1st edition 2015, 27 pages.

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Rupesh Thakur
Subtrunk by Rupesh Thakur

How to build your own Subtrunk or Metamorphosis.

Contents:

  • The history of Metamorphosis
  • Houdini's Substitution Trunk
  • Parts required
  • Dimensions
  • Step by step: framework, making the box
  • Trap: toptrap, backtrap
  • Performance
These instructions are for magicians who want to build their own illusions. Clear 3D drawings are provided, showing all angles. Included is a complete part list. Exact measurements are given. These instructions are much easier to understand than normal plans available on the market today. A little woodworking skill and a few tools is all you need to start building. ...
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Rupesh Thakur
Impossible Motorcycle Appearance by Rupesh Thakur

The effect: Imagine this ....

Two large blocks are rolled on stage. Two people from the audience get some cans of spray-paint and paint their names on these blocks. The blocks are placed in the center of the stage. A large folding screen is roiled on, shown on ail sides and placed in a square around the two blocks. Before the front-screen is folded in place two assistants walk around the screens with a flashlight. You can see the light of the flashlight through the fabric. The front-screen is folded in place. The volunteers from the audience may walk round the square. There is nothing to...

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Aaron Chee
Base Planning by Aaron Chee

If you are looking for a detailed and informative plan to fabricate a deceptive base then Base Planning is the right ebook for you. On 25 pages with over 70 detailed diagrams and photos Aaron Chee describes everything clearly. Base Planning is suitable for beginner builders or professional builders. Even if you are not a builder Base Planning will guide you from scratch to the end product. The ebook covers: safety issues, positions and conditions, design and measurement, type of base, construction and finishes.

"The base planning ebook by Aaron Chee is one of the finest ebooks on illusion...
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Paolo Maria Jacobazzi
360 Degree by Paolo Maria Jacobazzi

You are probably familiar with the "Head Twister" act. This can be presented to the audience in a serious or comic way, however, it has always been done with obsolete objects such as boxes with knobs, boxes with oriental designs, sequins, and so on. Paolo thought to use a modern object: a motor-cycle helmet! It is a common object of everyday use!

The conjuror or his assistant sits and puts on the helmet and from this moment the magic begins. The helmet and person's head, which is visible, is rotated 360° various times. At the end of this demonstration the assistant stands, the conjuror blocks...

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Various Authors
Escapes by Various Authors

Learn to escape from handcuffs, sacks, straight jackets, boxes, chains, and many more.

  • Publisher's Foreword
  • Foreword
  • Suggestions for Handcuff Escapes
  • Publicity Handcuff Escape

  • CHAIN EFFECTS
  • - Outstanding Chain Escape
  • - Always Ready Chain Act
  • - Siberian Chain Escape
  • - Extraordinary Chain Release
  • - Lightning Shackle Chain Escape
  • - Chain Handcuffs
  • - Neck and Wrist Cuffs

  • WRIST TIES AND PADLOCKS
  • - Abbott's Rod Tie
  • - Wire Wrist Ties
  • - How to Open Padlocks

  • SACK ESCAPES
  • - Improved Sack Escape
  • - Cloth Sack Escape
  • - Triple Tied Sack Escape
  • - Mail Bag

  • ESCAPES FOR STAGE,...
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Percy Abbott
Nite Club Illusions and Illusionettes by Percy Abbott
  • Abbott's Chinese Chopper
  • The Chinese Straight Jacket
  • Cutting A Woman In Half
  • Walking Through A Ribbon
  • Spikes Through The Wrist
  • The Girl With The Pincushion Head
  • The Doni Rose Miniature Doll House
  • Abbott's Rod Through Girl
  • The Hindu Basket Trick
  • Nite-Club Girl Vanish
  • The Sword Box
  • The Cane Cabinet
  • Sword Cabinet Illusion
  • The Golem Illusion
  • Modernistic Amputation

1966 edition; PDF 31 pages

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Devin Knight
How To Escape From Any Handcuffs by Devin Knight

Every magician should know how to escape from any pair of regulation handcuffs at any time. You can even challenge people to bring cuffs from home to your show and yet, you escape. You can challenge any police department and yet escape from their cuffs.

Imagine you could do this without carrying lots of picks, keys, shims and without years of practice and study! Imagine you could do this for less than a dollar! Well, it's true. In this PDF you will learn two easy ways to escape from any cuffs within a few minutes. A secret source gives you everything you need for less than a dollar. This...

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Devin Knight
Become Invisible by Devin Knight

All my secrets of how to become invisible when I was performing as Jason Michaels and more. Never before revealed. You get invisibility secrets you can use on stage or outdoors. Methods by Al Mann, UF Grant, Tony Shields, Bill Neff, and myself. Methods for everyone. Learn how Bill Neff would become invisible while addressing the audience, how psychics walk thru the audience invisible. They can hear you but not see you. Disappear while walking down the street. Secrets behind my invisibility stunts that made the front page. No pipe dreams. All methods have been used. Visibly turn into a cardboard cut-out on...

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Chris Stolz
Effects of Beauty and the Beast by Chris Stolz

This is the first volume in Chris Stolz's Theatre Illusions series. This series is meant to provide theatre productions with solutions to those special effects so often called for in the story or script. These can be illusions, special theatre props, transformations and much more. Each ebook in the series focuses on a different popular show. In this first installment, Chris focuses on the magical props and effects for Beauty and the Beast.

Audiences are always prepared to suspend their disbelief. It's when they don't have to that you have something truly special.

Beauty and the Beast is...

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Scott Xavier
The Escapist by Scott Xavier

Escape Artistry has just evolved into the 21st Century!

Imagine: Bringing the Houdini legacy of being a master escape artist into the 21st Century. Gone are the gimmicky props and all that remains is pure mystery.

You will learn time tested methods for escaping regulation handcuffs, thumb cuffs, zip tie cuffs, ropes and more. This video is not for criminal offenders. You must be a magician in order to purchase.

Audiences sometimes get bored with standard escapes. Professor Xavier takes you through a lecture on escaping and gimmicking regulation police handcuffs into quick release "Bridge...

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Alan Alan
Professional Performing Advice by Alan Alan

Two volumes and amongst the most valuable to the young performer who wants really practical professional advice right from the start. Alan Alan is one of the world's most highly paid escapologists and without revealing his very closest secrets he explains how the simplest stunt or effect can be built up into a great money-making act.

An extract from Alan Alan's death defying escape from a burning rope hanging over a cage of fierce lions is also included and completely analysed detail by detail by Alan Alan. Slightly muffled sound quality but the content is worth its weight in gold for anyone...

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Guy Jarrett
Magic and Stage Craft by Guy Jarrett

This is one of the most important books on stage illusions. Many experts consider it among the best 10 illusion books ever published - some even have it in their top three. Besides describing a list of startling illusions Guy Jarrett mixes in stories about show business and there in particular his opinion about some of the big names in magic. Particular Howard Thurston receives a lashing from Jarrett. This book has a refreshing honesty and directness that is missing from most other magic books. Jarrett even describes a few card effects and other parlor tricks he has performed.

Unfortunately...

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