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Houdini and other masters of magic

Janis L. Fortman

Houdini and other masters of magic

by Janis L. Fortman

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Published by Contemporary Perspectives, distributor, Raintree Publishers in New York, Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Magic tricks -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Magicians.

  • About the Edition

    Highlights the lives and careers of magicians Doug Henning, Robert-Houdin, John Henry Anderson, Alexander Herrmann, and Houdini.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Jan Fortman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1545.A2 F67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4544938M
    ISBN 100817210326
    LC Control Number77012638
    OCLC/WorldCa3240137

      Other editions. Enlarge cover This book "Harry Houdini: Master of Magic: Master Of Magic" by Robert Kraske is the life story of Harry Houdini the world famous escape artist. This books tells Harry's difficult life of finding fame through his amazing acts. It seemed that Harry would never become famous and earn enough of money, after /5(13). MASTERS OF MAGIC: Includes instructional video download as well as bonus footage featuring legendary magicians like the great Houdini, Al Flosso, and Kalanag. Experience and learn the secrets behind the world’s greatest magicians and their magic tricks.

    "Renowned mystery author Arthur Conan Doyle and famous illusionist Harry Houdini first met in , during the magician's tour of England. At the time, Conan Doyle had given up his lucrative writing career, killing off Sherlock Holmes in the process, in order to concentrate on his increasingly manic interest in .   With the Houdini miniseries having aired this week in the U.S. (and in the UK this weekend), my blog has seen a massive increase in traffic. Many have discovered WILD ABOUT HARRY for the first time, and I welcome you! Most have come searching for more information on Houdini, and several have asked me via email what I consider the best Houdini biography.

    A complete course in Magic. If you want to learn magic this course is for you. This instructional set teaches you how to perform with things you have at home--cards, coins, paper money, rubber bands, etc. A step-by-step course that comes complete with instruction book and DVL. Learn More. Harry Houdini (/ h uː ˈ d iː n i /; born Erik Weisz, later Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss; Ma – Octo ) was a Hungarian-born American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape first attracted notice in vaudeville in the United States and then as "Harry 'Handcuff' Houdini" on a tour of Europe, where he challenged police forces to keep him.


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Houdini and Other Masters of Magic Hardcover – January 1, by Jan Fortman (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Houdini and other masters of magic book New from Used from Library Binding "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover, January 1, $ — $Author: Jan Fortman. Get this from a library.

Houdini and other masters of magic. [Janis L Fortman] -- Highlights the lives and careers of magicians Doug Henning, Robert-Houdin, John Henry Anderson, Alexander Herrmann, and Houdini.

A compilation of magic tricks, interviews and experiences as related by and about Harry Houdini, Howard Thurston, LeRoy and Talma, David Devant, Charles Bertram, Horace Goldin and a host of other past masters of : David Meyer.

Essential books for any magician, professional and amateur alike. You'll discover collections of easy card tricks, easy magic tricks, foolproof tricks, classics by Houdini, T. Nelson Downs, and other masters, expert instruction on card, coin, and table magic, sleight of hand, and more.

“Absorbing and prodigiously researched Houdini's and Conan Doyle's life stories, together and separately, have been told before, but Masters of Mystery is a worthy addition to the long shelf of existing work about these remarkable men.” ―Seattle Times “Veteran celebrity biographer Sandford brings together two fierce yet mutually respectful antagonists on the subject of spiritualism 4/5(16).

About this Item: Stoll & Edwards, New York, First edition of this popular illustrated guide to magic for children, published the year after Houdini's untimely death: "It was the intention of Mr.

Houdini to write a foreword for this book but the famous magician broke his last shackles before he had the opportunity to do so.". “Absorbing and prodigiously researched Houdini's and Conan Doyle's life stories, together and separately, have been told before, but Masters of Mystery is a worthy addition to the long shelf of existing work about these remarkable men.” ―Seattle Times “Veteran celebrity biographer Sandford brings together two fierce yet mutually respectful antagonists on the subject of Reviews:   Renowned mystery author Arthur Conan Doyle and famous illusionist Harry Houdini first met induring the magician's tour of England.

At the time, Conan Doyle had given up his lucrative writing career, killing off Sherlock Holmes in the process, in order to concentrate on his increasingly manic interest in Spiritualism/5(33).

Two recent books have explored and enlarged the spell of his dominion. In “The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini” (Avid Reader), the sportswriter Joe Posnanski recounts his time delving into. Books are also the method used to gain access into the past history of magic.

Reading the words directly written by the likes of Dai Vernon, Houdini, and many of the other masters of magic’s past. This is what needs to be stressed to today’s youth entering the magic scene. HOUDINI'S BIG LITTLE BOOK OF MAGIC by Houdini, Harry and a great selection of related books, Pictorial stiff wrappers, depicting a rabbit in a top hat.

" Magic Tricks by Houdini and Other Magicians" Copiously illustrated. Spine gone, front free end paper detached, toning to pages, poor condition. Seller Inventory # RB If you love magic or even just history grab this book that is Houdini’s account of his magic.

rare photographs, posters, and pamphlets, enhance this magical story of a man's life. flag 1 like 4/5(8). Throughout his career, Harry Houdini amassed a jaw-dropping collection of antique books on magic, spiritualism and other mystical topics.

Though the real meat of his library are a vast number of works on spiritualism dating from the 19th and 20th centuries, the collection also includes a variety of magic-related books inscribed by well-known.

Goldston supervised the publication of Houdini's book, Handcuff Secrets () and published his Magical Rope Ties and Escapes in Goldston published many other magicians works through his own publishing company Will Goldston Ltd. He was the founder and president of the London-based Magicians' Club which he founded in Using personal research and observations, Houdini reveals the cunning techniques employed by fire-eaters, sword swallowers, and other masters of deception to mystify and amaze audiences around the world.

Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 5. Houdini Unbound (2 CDs of 10 Books by Houdini On PDF Format) - Trick Over pages of material. Convenient PDF format on two CDs Ten complete books by Houdini The complete Houdini's Conjurers' Monthly Magazine Hundreds of Houdini's secrets of escapes and magic Rare historic illustrations A must for the Houdini fan and serious magic student.

The legendary magician and illusionist Harry Houdini turns a critical eye to the astonishing claims of those in his own profession.

Using personal research and observations, Houdini reveals the cunning techniques employed by fire-eaters, sword swallowers, and other masters of deception to mystify and amaze audiences around the world.

In Harry Houdini, Master of Magic, the man is amazing; he does tricks and stuff you can't even imagine doing, such as stealing locks from his mother when she locks them up.

At first the young Houdini is playing with ropes, tieing himself up, and the next thing you know, he is locking himself up.

My opinion about this book is that it's s: 4. “Absorbing and prodigiously researched Houdini's and Conan Doyle's life stories, together and separately, have been told before, but Masters of Mystery is a worthy addition to the long shelf of existing work about these remarkable men.” —Seattle Times “Veteran celebrity biographer Sandford brings together two fierce yet mutually respectful antagonists on the subject of.

Using personal research and observations, Houdini reveals the cunning techniques employed by fire-eaters, sword swallowers, and other masters of deception to mystify and amaze audiences around the world. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 6.

Houdini's Big Little Book of Magic, Fascinating Puzzles, Tricks and Mysterious Stunts, were "Selected by Houdini, The World's Greatest Magician. No mention is made of who actually wrote the book.

This copy was published by Whitman Publishing Company in, perhaps, and appears to be a First Edition but is not specifically stated as such.Get this from a library!

The Wizard exposed: magic tricks, interviews, and experiences: Harry Houdini, Howard Thurston, Le Roy & Talma, Charles Bertram, David Devant, Horace Goldin, Professor Hoffmann, and a host of other past masters of magic.

[Duncan Johnstone; Edwin A Dawes; David Meyer;].It should go without saying that devotees of magic as a performing art will love this book.

Even today, Harry Houdini (), who came to fame during the Vaudeville era, is still regarded as the greatest magician of modern times. This book, published posthumously, is Houdini's personal account of his most famous escapes and feats.