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Re: Johnny Carson archives

Given that Johnny Carson loved magic, what tricks did HE like to perform. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Carson">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Carson</a><!-- m --> "the high point of his military career was performing a magic trick for United State...
by ericafogal
10/30/12 07:44 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Johnny Carson archives
Replies: 4
Views: 978

Re: Kellar's Disappearing Act

I am sure you are spoofing as was I. I was only trying to draw attention to the fact that this discrepancy (a trick listed in a book but never appearing in the text) has existed for 58 years without anyone noticing. Or am I the last to know? I would think a reference to a trick by Harry Kellar would...
by ericafogal
07/09/12 08:32 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Kellar's Disappearing Act
Replies: 3
Views: 517

Kellar's Disappearing Act

Am I the only one who noticed this? It has bugged me for years. I finally found the answer. If you know anyone who owns a copy of Houdini On Magic by Walter B. Gibson [Dover Publications (c)1953] you can perform a neat trick with the book. Have them get the book - confirm that all is well. It is the...
by ericafogal
07/09/12 06:07 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Kellar's Disappearing Act
Replies: 3
Views: 517

Re: Johnny Carson archives

Does anyone know if Johnny Carson performing Cards to Pocket is available anywhere? It is referred to in one of Bill Malone's videos.
by ericafogal
05/27/12 10:41 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Johnny Carson archives
Replies: 4
Views: 978

Re: Robert Orben addresses rip off dealers and the cost of doing business

Cost of doing business - Low cost vs. high prices. Having worked Tannen's in Times Square - my own business in Amherst MA - and for Bob Long in Davenport IA (yes this was MANY years ago but the basics still don't change). It is a painful fact that at least 75% of time and money invested in magic sto...
by ericafogal
05/18/12 02:08 AM
 
Forum: iGenii
Topic: Robert Orben addresses rip off dealers and the cost of doing business
Replies: 11
Views: 1966

Houdini's Needles

Which brand of needles did Houdini use? Given performer's penchant for product tie ins what other brand names did he promote?
by ericafogal
01/10/12 09:46 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Houdini's Needles
Replies: 4
Views: 495

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