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by Geno Munari
April 16th, 2015, 1:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: F.R. Ritter Book
Replies: 14
Views: 3658

Re: F.R. Ritter Book

Here is all info to order the book:

Hi
Here is a link that explains it all.
Thank you for your interest.

http://www.kiyq.org/#!shop/c1l3n

Geno
by Geno Munari
March 19th, 2015, 6:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: F.R. Ritter Book
Replies: 14
Views: 3658

Re: F.R. Ritter Book

The F.R. Ritter book is almost ready and I am accepting orders now. Combined Treatise on Advantage Card Playing and Draw Poker by F.R. Ritter. This book has over 130 pages and is hardbound limited to 350 editions and 600 softbound reduced size copies. Included in the Addendum is an essay by Bill Mul...
by Geno Munari
December 4th, 2014, 5:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: F.R. Ritter Book
Replies: 14
Views: 3658

F.R. Ritter Book

I just wanted the Genii board members to know that I am releasing a hardcover limited edition of F. R. Ritter's Advantage Card Playing and Draw Poker hopefully before Christmas. There will be only 300 copies of this extremely rare book available in this release. I will post details about the price a...
by Geno Munari
February 4th, 2014, 4:26 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Max Holden Magic Shop WTB
Replies: 0
Views: 231

Max Holden Magic Shop WTB

I am looking to buy Max Holden Magic Shop instruction sheets.

Geno Munari

munari@msn.com
by Geno Munari
August 25th, 2013, 5:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Michael Edwards
Replies: 1
Views: 542

Michael Edwards

I am trying to contact Michael Edwards.
Geno Munari
munari@msn.com

I would appreciate any help.
by Geno Munari
August 4th, 2013, 7:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bart Whaley
Replies: 6
Views: 1348

Bart Whaley

I am so sorry to report that Bart Whaley passed away yesterday. He died at home of natural causes. I will miss him very much. My prayers for him and his family. Geno Munari His family forwarded this obituary: Barton Stewart Whaley 26 May 1928 - 3 August 2012 Pacific Grove, CA - Bart Whaley, a native...
by Geno Munari
June 10th, 2013, 11:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: NEW JIMMY GRIPPO'S VIDEO(S)
Replies: 9
Views: 2524

Re: NEW JIMMY GRIPPO'S VIDEO(S)

Jimmy Grippo's index is fully documented and photographed in the revised reprint of Ron and Charlie's book. Here is the link;

card-index.jpg
The link for this is:http://www.houdini.com/en/card-magic/688-card-index.html
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Also I have reprinted Jimmy Grippo's book.

Geno
by Geno Munari
November 8th, 2012, 12:15 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB J.G. Thompson's Notebooks etc.
Replies: 0
Views: 209

WTB J.G. Thompson's Notebooks etc.

Years ago there was a collector that had J.G. Thompson's materials, notes, etc. I am interested in these items for my collection.

contact me at munari@msn.com
by Geno Munari
November 3rd, 2012, 11:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tuesday
Replies: 5
Views: 906

Tuesday

Don't forget to take the time to exercise your right to vote this coming Tuesday.
by Geno Munari
September 20th, 2012, 7:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 4632
Views: 1634314

Re: ERDNASE

Tom
Thanks for the link. Most fascinating.
by Geno Munari
September 13th, 2012, 10:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Please Post Your Get-Well Wishes for Michael Weber Here
Replies: 55
Views: 7155

Re: Please Post Your Get-Well Wishes for Michael Weber Here

wishing you a speedy come-back.
by Geno Munari
September 11th, 2012, 7:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 4632
Views: 1634314

Re: ERDNASE

I have really enjoyed the previous posts on the questions.

One more:

Where did you get the material for the 8 King set up?
by Geno Munari
August 28th, 2012, 7:00 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Torn and Re_drawn Card
Replies: 4
Views: 714

Torn and Re_drawn Card

I don't know if this should be posted here but I thought you might get a kick out of this technique. Really amazing: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuMuGYCW63w&feature=player_embedded">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuMuGYCW ... r_embedded</a><!-- m --> Geno M...
by Geno Munari
August 23rd, 2012, 11:50 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Syd Bergson Synoptic
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Syd Bergson Synoptic

I purchased Syd Bergson's Synoptic effect from a swap meet along with a couple of other effects and opened it to find out the two designs are missing. I have the instructions and original envelope that it came in. This looks so interesting. Can anyone help? Geno <!-- e --><a href="mailto:munari@msn....
by Geno Munari
August 2nd, 2012, 7:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 4632
Views: 1634314

Re: ERDNASE

You have probably seen this, and if so sorry to be repetitive.

Geno

http://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/drak ... logue1903/
by Geno Munari
July 1st, 2012, 8:09 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Games and crooked gambling
Replies: 2
Views: 488

Re: Games and crooked gambling

What are your sources and do you have a bibliography?
by Geno Munari
July 1st, 2012, 8:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 4632
Views: 1634314

Re: ERDNASE

I doubt very, very much that Nick D. was Erdnase. I saw him play on a few occasions at the Stardust when the Bank was still in operation at the Stardust Hotel and at the Dunes in 1964 in the poker room. There are many reasons in my opinion that would negate the candidate as writing the EATCT that I ...
by Geno Munari
February 14th, 2012, 10:01 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chicago - New Houdini play.
Replies: 2
Views: 331

Chicago - New Houdini play.

I didn't see this posted here so here goes. The Director that worked on the Expert At The Card Table and the Prologue sent me a note about some film work she did for a new play about Houdini, that opened in Chicago. Death and Harry Houdini. It is a silent film showing Harry doing an underwater escap...
by Geno Munari
January 10th, 2012, 2:40 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Faucett Ross - Klause Letters
Replies: 7
Views: 562

Re: Faucett Ross - Klause Letters

Nothing.
by Geno Munari
January 10th, 2012, 2:02 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Faucett Ross - Klause Letters
Replies: 7
Views: 562

Re: Faucett Ross - Klause Letters

I did.
by Geno Munari
January 10th, 2012, 1:45 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Faucett Ross - Klause Letters
Replies: 7
Views: 562

Faucett Ross - Klause Letters

I have a collection of letters from Faucett Ross to Roger Klause written in 1962 to 1973. I am looking for the letters from Roger to Faucett. If anyone can help locate these, please contact me at your convenience.
by Geno Munari
December 29th, 2011, 4:12 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: A nice short film
Replies: 8
Views: 1713

Re: A nice short film

Loved that film Bill.
by Geno Munari
December 5th, 2011, 1:44 am
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: How much does the average Magician make annually?
Replies: 48
Views: 15388

Re: How much does the average Magician make annually?

The question is interesting, it says, "How much does the average Magician make annually? The average magician...... Maybe Steve meant "What is the average earnings of a magician?" There is no average price on a magician. There are so many factors to consider. A very prestigious public...
by Geno Munari
November 21st, 2011, 9:35 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Tracy Newman
Replies: 8
Views: 1280

Re: Tracy Newman

Bill
I tried to email you but it did not work. Please email me at munari@msn.com
Geno
by Geno Munari
November 8th, 2011, 2:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jimmy Grippo
Replies: 7
Views: 1336

Re: Jimmy Grippo

Maybe this helps: The employee who found the index had absolutely no idea of what it was or how it worked. Without getting into the exact description of the index, I will say that it is different than any index I have seen, as there are no seperators that are visible. Jimmy was probably in a stall t...
by Geno Munari
November 7th, 2011, 8:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Jimmy Grippo
Replies: 7
Views: 1336

Jimmy Grippo

Here is an interesting story about Jimmy Grippo that I would have never found out about for not having a conversation with one of the original owners of Caesars Palace. I first became acquainted with Jimmy Grippo in the late 60s while I was working in the Dunes baccarat pit. He was a friend of many ...
by Geno Munari
November 1st, 2011, 9:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Maelstrom - New Book by Tom Stone
Replies: 21
Views: 6038

Re: Maelstrom - New Book by Tom Stone

Tom. Your graphics are beautiful and tell a story, and makes one want to look deeper. Very striking.
by Geno Munari
October 30th, 2011, 1:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Know the Faro Shuffle?
Replies: 6
Views: 934

Know the Faro Shuffle?

The Faro Shuffle As I started to write this commentary, I was going to begin with the question: Who knows what a faro shuffle is? That might be a little too magician-y cute, somewhat rude, and readers might think that I am saying, I have the answer and you dont. Well I am not being cute or rude, but...
by Geno Munari
October 27th, 2011, 8:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pondering Erdnase
Replies: 20
Views: 2783

Re: Pondering Erdnase

Looking at the illustrations in the book and from what Erdnase said about practicing, "The only proper way to practice is to be seated in the usual manner at a card table with a looking glass opposite...", I really wonder if he used a "close-up mat". I did not see one illustratio...
by Geno Munari
October 27th, 2011, 8:32 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Patrick Page Book To the Printers!
Replies: 19
Views: 2407

Re: Patrick Page Book To the Printers!

Years ago I was at a FFFF and filmed Pat doing a few items. When I can find the video, I will send a copy to you.
by Geno Munari
October 27th, 2011, 1:12 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Patrick Page Book To the Printers!
Replies: 19
Views: 2407

Re: Patrick Page Book To the Printers!

Matt, put me down for 12 books when available.
by Geno Munari
October 27th, 2011, 12:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 4632
Views: 1634314

Re: ERDNASE

Hi It was a pleasure meeting you as well. What I was referring to are the booklets written by Frank Koval, The Illustrated Houdini Research Diaries, wherein Houdini was tracked on a daily basis. I don't have my copy with me so I can't say for sure about his visiting Butte, however he was in Colorado...
by Geno Munari
October 26th, 2011, 1:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pondering Erdnase
Replies: 20
Views: 2783

Re: Pondering Erdnase

This is interesting and great research but I don't think that Erdnase used a Faro Layout to practice upon. Maybe this will explain my thinking. In Reno, Nevada the Nevada Club which later became Fitzgeralds, which I hope I am correct on the name, had two or three floors of gambling. The last time I ...
by Geno Munari
October 19th, 2011, 7:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 4632
Views: 1634314

Re: ERDNASE

Thanks Leonard. I finally found it.
by Geno Munari
October 18th, 2011, 10:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 4632
Views: 1634314

Re: ERDNASE

Hi
What article are you referring? The Historical Newspaper base doesn't have any records on this.
by Geno Munari
October 15th, 2011, 12:37 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Matt Field Honored
Replies: 17
Views: 1334

Re: Matt Field Honored

My hat is off to you Sir Matt. Yes, you deserve a Knighthood.
by Geno Munari
October 1st, 2011, 10:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Burton Sperber has Crossed Over
Replies: 21
Views: 3050

Re: Burton Sperber has Crossed Over

He was a neat guy. This is a real loss to the magic world.
My condolences to his family.
by Geno Munari
September 30th, 2011, 2:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Erdnase-Expert PPV Ready
Replies: 0
Views: 208

Erdnase-Expert PPV Ready

Hi The Expert at the Card Table starring Allan Ackerman, Bart Whaley, Richard Hatch and Martin Gardner, is now available for Pay Per View. Each volume is $5 for 24 hours viewing. Here is the link: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.houdini.com/Details_e.cfm?ProdID=1572">http://www.houdin...

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