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by Spellbinder
November 14th, 2002, 7:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Scott Ocheltree: Do you have any Spiderman or Star Wars items? As a matter of fact... In my own children's act, I did a variation on a UF Grant illusion called the Farmer and the Witch, only I had Darth Vader change places with Princess Leia. But that was when the movie was fir...
by Spellbinder
November 13th, 2002, 9:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Peter Marucci: Well, I do, so now you've heard of one. :D As well as dozens of others who have posted entire routines on digest like Ring2100 and SAMtalk on the 'net. cheers, Peter Marucci showtimecol@aol.com Well, you could have said so in your earlier post. Anyway, I'm glad t...
by Spellbinder
November 13th, 2002, 9:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Scott Ocheltree: [QB] ... many young readers will never have a chance to make their own images of Harry's world. QB] It ain't necessarily so. My grandson got hooked on Harry Potter by first seeing the movie. Then he read the book and discovered that it was different from the mo...
by Spellbinder
November 13th, 2002, 8:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Pete Biro: Reading the books allows one's imagination to run wild... the movies take that away... tsk tsk :( But no one forces a person to either read the books or look at the movies. I've done both and my imagination is still running wild. What about movies that weren't made f...
by Spellbinder
November 13th, 2002, 8:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Scott Ocheltree: My word! There's nothing wrong with advertising, but you should call it an ad and pay Mr. Kaufman for the space it takes up. On top of that, what you are selling is very un-original. I hope that someday you find a wonderful idea of your own that makes you the k...
by Spellbinder
November 12th, 2002, 7:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Dave Egleston: I had a long drive today for work - (What kind of company has their veterans work on 11/11?)- While I was driving it occurred to me why "We magicians are (ignoring?) Harry Potter - NOT A SINGLE CARD TRICK - In the books or the movie!! Dave Well, we have the ...
by Spellbinder
November 12th, 2002, 7:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Peter Marucci: A great many magicians, I suspect, have not "ignored" the Harry Potter phenomenon; in fact, if anything, the field is getting a bit over-crowded. There are many, many children's performers who have changed some or all of their acts to fit the Potter phe...
by Spellbinder
November 11th, 2002, 11:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Brian Wendell Morton: Many magicians are workaday pros -- kid shows, restaurant gigs, whatever gets the calls to come in and the gigs booked. Gotta pay the mortgage. But I think we need to think long and hard before sacrificing "art" to commerce. brian :cool: I find y...
by Spellbinder
November 11th, 2002, 6:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Dave Egleston: I live in the Outer Siberia of magic and I've seen about 5-6 ads for Potter-like magic shows for kids by the few magicians that work around here - Are you sure you weren't just trying to put an ad for your new website on the Genii forum - By the way I've read all...
by Spellbinder
November 11th, 2002, 6:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Alain Roy: Of course, be careful not to infringe on the intellectual property of J. K. Rowling or the book/movie publishers. Making money off of their intellectual property is not only a bit tacky, but it may get you in trouble. Of course, figuring out how to take advantage of ...
by Spellbinder
November 11th, 2002, 6:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Re: Ignoring Harry Potter

Originally posted by Tom Dobrowolski: And just a suggestion, you may want to take a look at the "is a good website important" thread in the "Marketing and Magic Business" topic. I'm glad to hear that others have been paying attention to HP and friends. Maybe I'm the one with my ...
by Spellbinder
November 8th, 2002, 11:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ignoring Harry Potter
Replies: 33
Views: 2295

Ignoring Harry Potter

It seems to me that the world of professional magicians is ignoring the Harry Potter phenomenon that is sweeping the world of children (and adults). With the arrival of the second film in what will probably be a long series of Harry Potter this and Harry Potter that, wed better get with it or get le...

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