Griffin, Ken & Roberta: Illusion Show Know How
©1972, 1991 Ken & Roberta Griffin, Abbott Magic Co., MI
Softcover, comb-bound, 8.5x11", 98 pages
Illusion Show Know How
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Ken & Roberta Griffin: Illusion Show Know How

Comments: Originally published in 1972, with an update in 1991 that added: A Typical Day With a Touring Magic Show, Manners for Magicians, and Decorating Props

Contents:

1 Can Anyone Be a Magician
1 Routining the Show
6 Blocking
13 Showmanship Misdirection & Presentation
18 Audience Reaction
21 Volunteer Assistants
22 7 Tips on Presenting Illusions
23 - Part 1 The Levitation
26 - Part 2 Substitution Trunk
27 - Part 3 Bloodless Surgery
28 - Part 4 Sawing a Woman In Half
29 - Part 5 The Disembodied Lady
30 - Part 6 Guillotine
31 - Part 7 The Haunted Totem Lodge
32 - Part 8 Super Vanish Extraordinary
33 - Part 9 Shooting an Arrow Through a Girl
34 - Part 10 Super X in a Box
35 - Part 11 The Glass Lined Trunk
36 - Part 12 Loyds Prediction Trunk
36 - Part 13 Cutting a Girl in Sixths
36 - Part 14 Vanishing Radio
37 - Part 15 Giant Square Circle
27 Assistants
40 Costumes - Women's Wardrobe
46 Costumes - Men's Wardrobe
48 Flats and Scenery
57 Advertising
57 - Part 1 Press Release
58 - Part 2 Posters
61 - Part 3 Radio Advertising
61 - Part 4 Cuts and Proofs
63 - Part 5 Brochures
64 - Part 6 Direct Mail
65 Photography
68 Getting Mail General Delivery
69 Trade Journals
70 Stage Terms
73 Superstitions
74 Novelty Arts
80 Make-Up
82 Lighting, Portable Footlights
84 Sound, Music & Voice
86 Stage and Load Out Crews
89 Carrying Cases
90 Stage Brats or Trouping Children
91 A Typical Day With a Touring Magic Show
95 Manners for Magicians
97 Decorating Props


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