Close-Up Magic Secrets

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Courier Corporation, Dec 16, 2010 - Games - 176 pages
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Move objects with your mind, pass coins through tables, escape police restraints, and reveal other people's thoughts! Diamond Jim Tyler shows how to transform an ordinary act into a truly entertaining show. Learn 29 routines that include several original tricks as well as many tried-and-true crowd pleasers.  
Written for beginners and used by pros, this guide is designed for illusionists performing in small venues — bars, restaurants, and other places where audiences will be watching from close range. Its tricks for every type of magician include a variety of routines involving cards, money, fire, mind-reading, and comedy. Diamond Jim offers tips on patter and a helpful glossary of magic jargon. More than 300 photographs illustrate his easy-to-follow instructions.

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A professional magician since the age of 16, Dallas-based Diamond Jim Tyler performs, gives private lessons and group lectures, invents routines, and markets magic effects all over the world.

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