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Re: Lou Tannen - Memories

Lou and Irv was always very nice to me. When I got out of the service I moved to Pittsburgh, but during every visit to NY, I'd stop in to the shop. At that time Mitch, John and Presto were behind the counter. Lou told me that Pittsburgh magician, (and one of my good friends), Harry Albacker was prob...
by jgottlob
01/30/14 05:02 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Lou Tannen - Memories
Replies: 24
Views: 2447

Re: 42nd Street Cafeteria

Are you talking about the same group who used to meet upstairs at Rusoff's? I used to attend it when I got into the city.
by jgottlob
09/29/11 09:51 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: 42nd Street Cafeteria
Replies: 7
Views: 552

FS: Kanu's Knot Funny

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.kandumagic.com/products.htm">http://www.kandumagic.com/products.htm</a><!-- m --> Knot Magic, Complete & in excellent condition, $80 shipped cont. U.S. Please reach me via email ........... Jack Gottlob 20 Hidden Meadows Dr, Ocean NJ 07712 732 539-2...
by jgottlob
08/28/11 10:51 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Kanu's Knot Funny
Replies: 0
Views: 78

LF: John Zander's Loose Ends DVD

Please let me know if you have
this DVD for sale.
jgottlob@optonline.net
Jake Gottlob, 20 Hidden Meadows Dr, Ocean NJ 07712
732 539-2290,
by jgottlob
02/20/11 06:23 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: LF: John Zander's Loose Ends DVD
Replies: 0
Views: 202

Re: Want to buy cups and balls

Sorry, that last message was directed to Bill. since he knows more about C&B's than anyone that I know of, I thought that he might be able to give me a lead on what these are.
by jgottlob
01/08/11 01:35 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Want to buy cups and balls
Replies: 22
Views: 2952

Re: Want to buy cups and balls

I don't know if these would even interest you, but about 50 years ago I was given a trunk of magic that belonged to an magician who died. In it was what I perceive to be a cheap set of C&B. They are light weight & have one bead around the middle. Shiny copper color on the outside, and a dull...
by jgottlob
01/08/11 01:31 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Want to buy cups and balls
Replies: 22
Views: 2952

Re: What are some big hitting effects for Kid shows?

I'm not a big fan of most sucker tricks. The one that I enjoy the most is silk to egg. If your looking for audience participation and controlled mayhem, you need look no further than Capehart's Miser's Dream which has not only become a classic, but is one that the kids ask for. You might also want t...
by jgottlob
01/07/11 02:39 PM
 
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: What are some big hitting effects for Kid shows?
Replies: 21
Views: 4280

Re: State College Magicians Thrive

I worked the mall in State College several times either in the 60's and/or the 70's. I had a booking agent in Washington Pa. who had me booked in malls throughout Pa, Ohio & W.Va.
by jgottlob
08/16/10 06:02 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: State College Magicians Thrive
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: Del Ray's Baffling Dice

When Del Ray was developing his routine for the die ladder he stopped in a restaurant where several of us were having a late bite. He sat with us and demonstrated the routine, and completely blew everyone away. According to Jim Swoger, he had different craftsmen build the various parts of the ladder...
by jgottlob
08/16/10 08:31 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Del Ray's Baffling Dice
Replies: 12
Views: 1000

WTB: Palm Reader's Notebook

Please let me know If you have the book for sale.
Jake Gottlob
jgottlob1@verizon.net
20 Hidden Meadows Dr.
Ocean, NJ 07712
732 539-2290
by jgottlob
06/19/10 07:28 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Palm Reader's Notebook
Replies: 0
Views: 104

WTB: Mentalist Material

I am looking for:
The Palm Reader's Notebok
Gypies go Roving
Walk Around Palmestry
Red Hot Cold Readings

Thanks for reading.
Jake Gottlob
20 Hidden Meadows Dr, #327
Ocean, NJ 07712
732 539-2290
by jgottlob
06/09/10 07:52 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Mentalist Material
Replies: 1
Views: 228

WTB: Up The Ante

Looking for Martyn Smith's Up the Ante ..........

Jack Gottlob
20 Hidden Meadows Dr, apt 327
Ocean, NJ
732 539-2290
by jgottlob
02/07/10 03:11 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Up The Ante
Replies: 1
Views: 195

WTB: SFS Fast & Loose Chain

Gold prefered, but silver will do.

Jake Gottlob
jgottlob1@verizon.net

20 Hidden Meadows Dr
Ocean, NJ 07712
732 539-2290
by jgottlob
10/20/09 05:53 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: SFS Fast & Loose Chain
Replies: 0
Views: 97

Re: FS: Levent's Miser Dresm DVD

Sorry, but they are gone.
by jgottlob
07/19/09 05:12 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Levent's Miser Dresm DVD
Replies: 1
Views: 154

FS: Levent's Miser Dresm DVD

3 DVD's, 5 hours of the most complete work available on the many secrets, slights, gimmicks and bits of business on this great classic.
$27 pp in US

Jake Gottlob, 20 Hidden Meadows Dr, Ocean NJ 732 539-2290
jgottlob1@verizon.net
by jgottlob
07/18/09 04:47 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Levent's Miser Dresm DVD
Replies: 1
Views: 154

WTB: Nick Trost's Super Showdown

If you have Super Showdown and wish to sell it, please let me know.
Jake Gottlob, 20 Hidden Meadows Dr, Apt 327, Ocean Nj 07712
732 539-2290
jgottlob@optonline.net
by jgottlob
06/22/09 09:10 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Nick Trost's Super Showdown
Replies: 0
Views: 146

FT or FS: Mak Visible Sawing 1/2 Illusion

A Neat portable method using a power saw. A real feature effect that packs in a suitcase with the rest of your show. Borrow a girl right out of the audience. Place her on any table and cover her middle with the wooden frame. The power jigsaw is started up and you run it right thru the frame and out ...
by jgottlob
06/19/09 09:26 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FT or FS: Mak Visible Sawing 1/2 Illusion
Replies: 0
Views: 249

Re: Frank Garcia 3 Shell Game Book

Book sold ........................ thank you.
by jgottlob
06/17/09 04:06 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Frank Garcia 3 Shell Game Book
Replies: 2
Views: 252

Frank Garcia 3 Shell Game Book

"All in a Nutshell." 3 shell game enthusiasts know this sought after book. 2 are listed on Amazon right now for over $100 ... check it out. Neither are mine. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.amazon.com/Frank-Garcia-Nutshell-Routine">http://www.amazon.com/Frank-Garcia-Nutshell...
by jgottlob
06/12/09 05:55 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Frank Garcia 3 Shell Game Book
Replies: 2
Views: 252

Re: Broken Wand: Earl Presto Johnson

When I lived in Pittsburgh I would periodically visit NY. I first met Presto when he was demonstrating for Tannen and we became friendly. The last time that I saw him was when he was working for a sideshow not far from Tannen's. There is some of his show on youtube. Needle through balloon and Slydin...
by jgottlob
05/14/09 11:47 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Broken Wand: Earl Presto Johnson
Replies: 22
Views: 2796

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