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Charles, Kirk: Manual of Restaurant Magic
©1987 Kirk Charles, Conjuror's Press
©1992 Hermetic Press (reprint) Softcover, perfect-bound, 5.5x8.5", 96 pages
ISBN 0945296002
ISBN 0945296053
Manual of Restaurant
              Magic
Image courtesy e-Bay seller Zigby7


Comments: Typography Sandra Kort, Photography C.B. Bell.

Contents:

i Foreword: Eugene Burger
1 Introducing

3 Preparing
4 Simple and Direct
5 Inoffensive
6 Easy to Carry
10 Durability and Expense
10 Re-setability
11 Angles
12 Surfaces
13 Visibility
14 The Act

15 Promoting
15 Your Appearance
18 The Photo Session
23 The Press Book
23 Business Cards

27 Selling
31 The Fee
35 Schedules
36 Work Time
36 Table Time
37 Setup
37 Dress
39 The Audition
41 The Contract

43 Working
43 The Staff

45 Secret Assistance from the Staff
47 Approaching the Table
50 Once You are There
52 Getting the Tip
58 The Give-away
60 Leaving the Table
61 Soliciting Outside Work
62 Special Performance Problems
63 Special Audiences:
63 - Children
69 - Drunks
71 - Singles
74 - Repeat Customers
78 Personalizing the Magic
79 Publicity
82 The Benefits
83 Exiting Gracefully

85 Concluding
87 Appendix I: Thetal
91 Appendix II: The Contract
93 Appendix III: The Press Release
95 Bibliography



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