Daring! Sensational! That's what audiences say who witness the act of a stage hypnotist. Now you can learn the inside secrets of the professional stage hypnotist, in this fascinating book by Dunninger's "behind the scenes man," David J. Lustig.
Learn the secrets behind:
Not a clinical book full of theory, Lustig's light, breezy style lays bare the real methods used by stage hypnotists, Hindu fakirs, sideshow performers and "geek" magicians to wow their audiences.
- Needle Test
- Murder Test
- Cataleptic Trance
- Human Anvil
- Fire Test
- Window Sleeping Test
- Pseudo-Hypnotic Stunts
- Hypnotism Tests from the Orient
- The Blood-Stopping Test
- and other valuable and instructive chapters, plus
- Lecture for a stage hypnotic act
"LaVellma (Lustig) is as clever a showman as any I have ever met ... any performer who wants to learn real showmanship had better take a few tips from this sterling mystifier." - Kalmar (Wm. Traphagen), The Sphinx magazine
1st edition ~1930, PDF 47 pages.
word count: 12919 which is equivalent to 51 standard pages of text