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Revised and expanded collection of valuable information for magicians and other variety acts, revealing how to get more money from your existing act.
The person who's fortunate enough to actually enjoy the work they do is indeed a lucky individual. And that's what you can do, too, with this updated guide that teaches you:
- How to play summer and winter resort hotels. What to do, how much others average, etc.
- How to play on cruises to Bermuda, etc., with all expenses and a profit. Makes an idea paid vacation.
- How a doctor turned free show requests into paying propositions. This info gives the professional entertainer a perfect "out" on free show requests.
- How to routine a magic act or show.
- Ideas for salesmen that do magic.
- How to tour the world on five good pocket tricks. A real success story that the average magician can do just as easily.
- Having a newspaper sponsor your show with cash and publicity.
- Having stores sponsor your show and give things away.
- How to book and sell tickets by phone. A very successful field.
- The program method of making money giving free shows.
- How to create interest so your prospects want to meet you.
- The ins and outs of playing state and county fairs. A good outlet and moneymaker.
- Plenty of dates for children's shows and how to get these dates.
- The best method for booking school assembly shows.
- How to get an updated list of schools, contacts, etc.
- Thurston's secret preparation before walking on stage.
- How to originate new tricks. This is the real secret, as revealed by one of Magic's most prolific inventors.
- How to write your own patter to fit your particular field and style.
- The correct way to hypnotize a rabbit, with no gimmicks. It's easy to do if you know how.
- A fine publicity gag with a rabbit ... even if you don't actually own one.
The above information has been gathered from others who are using these methods. No pipe dreams. This information is worth hundreds of dollars to anyone in magic who wants to work full time, or even part-time with a possible paid vacation, or cruise, too.
Plus, you also get Grant's $2000 Sensational Show Plan, which he supplied to performers as an "early bird" bonus for committing to buying his manuscript.
1st edition 1949 under the title "Valuable Information for Magicians". PDF 40 pages.
word count: 10608 which is equivalent to 42 standard pages of text