The Vernon Chronicles-4 He Fooled Houdini: Dai Vernon A Magical Life-1st Ed Book For Sale
Volume 4 - He Fooled Houdini: Dai Vernon A Magical
Chronicles, Volume 4- He Fooled Houdini: Dai Vernon A Magical Life
Author: Bruce Cervon
Publisher: L & L Publishing
Publication Date: 1992
Book Size: 7 ¼ X 10 ¼
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: Excellent-Like New-Appears Unread
Dust Jacket Condition: Like New
volume of the 4 volume Vernon Chronicles covers the magical life of Dai Vernon
from his birth to his coming to the Magic
Castle in 1965. This is
an autobiography that will make you feel as if you are sitting with the
Professor himself as he shares the stories and experiences of a lifetime. You
will learn far more magic here than from any mere book of tricks as Dai talks
about his "Attack on Magic", "Practice", "On Using
Trick Cards", "Secrets", Effects Defined", "Shade",
"Authority", "Great Tricks", "Classics" and
"What's Wrong With Magic". As you read you will feel as if you are
sitting with Dai at the Magic
Castle while he shares
the stories and experiences of his lifetime.
the techniques he used to establish his world-wide reputation and introduces
you to many legends of magic; his idols, such as the great Johann Nepomuk
Hofzinser and Max Malini. His
inspirations - Nate Leipzig, Dr. James Elliott, the Challenge Card Champion of
the World, and J. Warren Keane. Many others including Harry Houdini, Jud
Cole, Fred Keating, Jarrow, Cliff Green, and Tommy
Downs; as well as such colorful and intriguing characters as Mr. Shock, The
Mysterious Kid, Old Snakey Davis, "Slip the Jit" Harry, and Garnet Lee, the Chinaman's toy.
The story of the
greatest natural magician the world has ever seen - the fantastic story of the
man who fooled Houdini-Dai Vernon.
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