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Become a professi The tricks are pretty confusing and don’t really make sense but the theory is just right. Of course, I remember Kirk. Why am I interested in this? Took me a little w This book actually came as a recommendation from a ehowmanship workshop I attended last month. With books there were chapters and even entire books devoted to theory.

Greg, do you remember Kirk Stiles from our younger days in south Florida? Jan 03, Jeffrey rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Even when he talks about misdirection — writers want to misdirect.

Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers

Lists with Sshowmanship Book. Want to Read saving…. Nov 21, We had a club that was filled with some brilliant guys that have been forgotten in these days: I remember it being as creepy as the book. Of all the books to overlook, why would that one be at the back of the shelf The text feels and is dated.


Drop one and you’re done. In Dodd Vicker’s interview with Jim Callahan on Magic Newswire, Jim mentioned that he was given a copy of Henning Nelms’ book “Magic and Showmanship” when he was young and the book still influences his presentations today. An incredibly detailed, comprehensive and extremely useful textbook. It felt like everyone who had contributed to Tarbell 7 had retired and moved to Miami. Kim Pallister rated it liked it Oct ad, Miguelo rated it really liked it Jun 26, Iain, thanks for the tip.

That was one of my early books, along with The Amateur Magician’s Handbook.

Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers

If you haven’t heard the term, to gloss means to scribble marginalia in the book you are reading to explain obscure passages, provide intermediate steps in an argument, cross-reference to other sources, etc. Interesting and important for magic and performance theory, but dated and disjointed. Steve rated it really liked it Feb 07, If you get the book, and study it, you’ll become a much better performer.

Uajes Sardnav rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Greg I knew that you looked familiar Greg. Since you brought up Henry Hay’s “Amateur Magician’s Handbook” it reminded me that Kirk felt every conjuror should have to memorize the chapter called “The Magic State of Mind” and recite it to gain membership in any magic organization.


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If you know 50 sleights but only 1 way to show, you know ONE trick. Gareth Witty rated it it was amazing May 28, I can’t recommend it as such, as I read to learn how to write.

The Henning Nelms book is great and I too am surprised that it had not yet been mentioned prior to that interview. Books by Henning Nelms. Fantasio lived about a mile or so from me and I spent many Sundays hanging out as his place. Pauley rated it it was amazing Nov 07,