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by ed rhodes
November 18th, 2015, 12:42 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Early Assembly
Replies: 7
Views: 3390

Early Assembly

I have years of Genii magazines to go through. I'm trying to find a specific trick in which you lay out three sets of four cards with one of the three aces in each pile. You put the Ace of Hearts below the three piles and with a wave, the other three aces have joined the Ace of Hearts and the three ...
by ed rhodes
November 15th, 2011, 4:02 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Question about Blackstone Jr.
Replies: 44
Views: 10366

Re: Question about Blackstone Jr.

Maybe he would have stayed in producing

Ooops, sorry. Didn't remember I'd already said that.
by ed rhodes
September 17th, 2011, 6:01 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Mr. Blackstone on "Mr. Ed"
Replies: 7
Views: 1877

Re: Mr. Blackstone on "Mr. Ed"

That was very sad (the cut at 6:19). I remember an episode of a British SF show called "Blakes 7" (Yes, the apostrophe IS supposed to be missing) In one episode, the characters are seen as phantoms performing to entertain a queen. Vila does a Phantom Tube effect (hinged Phantom Tube at tha...
by ed rhodes
September 17th, 2011, 5:52 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Question about Blackstone Jr.
Replies: 44
Views: 10366

Re: Question about Blackstone Jr.

I would imagine he would have stayed in theater production. So I was right, Blackstone DID do a pickpocket act (whether it was faked or not). So how come I never see any mention of it? I've read several biographies and one interview and each one pretty much states; "He wasn't doing magic, then ...
by ed rhodes
September 14th, 2011, 11:11 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Question about Blackstone Jr.
Replies: 44
Views: 10366

Question about Blackstone Jr.

I have a question and it was suggested (on the "green page") that I post it here. When you read histories of Harry Blackstone Jr., they always mention that he resisted doing magic (no surprise when you're comparing yourself to Harry Blackstone Sr.) but finally worked up the nerve and capit...

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