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by Andrew Martin Portala
October 17th, 2011, 6:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magical new film from Martin Scorsese - Hugo
Replies: 20
Views: 4591

Re: Magical new film from Martin Scorsese - Hugo

Ben Kingsley looks like Frederick Eugene Powell.
by Andrew Martin Portala
September 15th, 2011, 7:22 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic -- Page by Page
Replies: 8
Views: 2805

Re: Magic -- Page by Page

Awesome ! I love Pat Page . He was a fountain of magic knowledge.
by Andrew Martin Portala
September 9th, 2011, 1:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Irv Weiner
Replies: 70
Views: 20296

Re: Irv Weiner

wow!!
Thank you so much
by Andrew Martin Portala
July 19th, 2011, 10:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Looking for Video Clip - S&R on Saturday Night Live 1975
Replies: 7
Views: 1012

Re: Looking for Video Clip - S&R on Saturday Night Live 1975

I have a copy that I made of S & R on Live... and in Person, a live variety special airing over 3 nights. Back in 1983.
Is this what you are thinking of?
by Andrew Martin Portala
June 22nd, 2011, 9:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: My top 10 list of impromptu magic tricks and effects....
Replies: 28
Views: 5751

Re: My top 10 list of impromptu magic tricks and effects....

Have an open mind because the ocean is very deep. Got Books ??
by Andrew Martin Portala
June 14th, 2011, 3:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: JJ Abrams and Fickle Nickel (Quarter) ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1732

Re: JJ Abrams and Fickle Nickel (Quarter) ?

I think every kid into magic in the 70's had dunningers encyclopedia .
by Andrew Martin Portala
March 31st, 2011, 7:57 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: My Magic Castle Debut
Replies: 11
Views: 3966

Re: My Magic Castle Debut

congratulations Lisa !
by Andrew Martin Portala
February 12th, 2011, 9:19 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Richiardi Jr. on film 1955
Replies: 5
Views: 1105

Re: Richiardi Jr. on film 1955

Awesome Thank you !!
by Andrew Martin Portala
February 2nd, 2011, 4:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Last Greatest Magician in the World
Replies: 36
Views: 8520

Re: The Last Greatest Magician in the World

Started reading the book. What a GREAT book. Jim's talk at this years Magi -fest was fantastic!!!
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 17th, 2011, 2:06 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magicians on The Mike Douglas Show
Replies: 8
Views: 3049

Re: Magicians on The Mike Douglas Show

I remember seeing on e Bay a few years ago a 8mm castle film of Scarne.
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 16th, 2011, 10:27 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Angel review - bad for Angel, good for Vigil
Replies: 8
Views: 2124

Re: New Angel review - bad for Angel, good for Vigil

Tim Ellis wrote:He even makes the list of TOP TEN THINGS NOT TO DO IN VEGAS

http://www.vegaschatter.com/story/2009/ ... _Las_Vegas

Good for Criss,ya!
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 15th, 2011, 11:27 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Angel review - bad for Angel, good for Vigil
Replies: 8
Views: 2124

Re: New Angel review - bad for Angel, good for Vigil

New Years eve I performed for a group of people and they saw Criss Angel's show . They said, "He is good on Tv but not live."
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 13th, 2011, 9:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn & Teller 'Fool Us'
Replies: 197
Views: 45607

Re: Penn & Teller 'Fool Us'

thanks dodd
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 11th, 2011, 10:20 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Broken Wand :: Terry Seabrooke
Replies: 26
Views: 5729

Re: Broken Wand :: Terry Seabrooke

So sorry to see this . He was one my favorites.There is a lump of sugar stuck in my throat.
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 5th, 2011, 1:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Jiffy Coin Trick
Replies: 8
Views: 2493

Re: The Jiffy Coin Trick

Pete McCabe wrote:Two versions are in Dingle's Complete Works. But what about the Adams Coin in Matchbox? Can't beat that.

Henning performed Coin in matchbox on Dick Cavett 's TV show. I think 1974?
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 1st, 2011, 1:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Happy 2011!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 2071

Re: Happy 2011!!!

Happy New Year Richard
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 30th, 2010, 4:23 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magicians on The Mike Douglas Show
Replies: 8
Views: 3049

Re: Magicians on The Mike Douglas Show

Harry Blackstone Jr., Tom and Sherri and Mark Wilson . They were on a special Mike Douglas show about Magic.Around 1978 or 79.
Don Alan was on Mike Douglas too but by himself.
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 26th, 2010, 12:54 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: 35 years ago today.............
Replies: 3
Views: 654

Re: 35 years ago today.............

Yes it was.
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 26th, 2010, 11:35 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: 35 years ago today.............
Replies: 3
Views: 654

35 years ago today.............

.........Doug Henning's first Television special aired. What a great day that was .
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 25th, 2010, 2:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Merry Christmas from Everyone At Genii and The Genii Forum
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

Re: Merry Christmas from Everyone At Genii and The Genii Forum

You too Richard. Thanks!! Thanks everyone .
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 19th, 2010, 1:59 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who Loves Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein?
Replies: 24
Views: 4704

Re: Who Loves Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein?

The invisible man what a kicker!
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 19th, 2010, 1:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ron Wilson Has Died
Replies: 31
Views: 8881

Re: Ron Wilson Has Died

Wow another great magician has disappeared. Never saw him performed or met him. But I love his book,"The Uncanny Scot." I have performed his Second Sight many times. A great piece of magic. In honored of Mr. Wilson here is Kreskin performing it. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://w...
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 19th, 2010, 12:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who Loves Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein?
Replies: 24
Views: 4704

Re: Who Loves Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein?

Many moons ago. Back in 5th grade my class when to camp. They showed Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, a Castle film short version . The movie ended and they had to rewind the film.Well,they showed the film again but going backwards and upside down. i know this really doesn't read funny but us ...
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 19th, 2010, 12:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who Loves Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein?
Replies: 24
Views: 4704

Re: Who Loves Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein?

Richard Kaufman wrote:"Soon the moon will be full and I'll turn into a wolf."

"You and 20 million other guys."

LOL!!! Love it !
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 17th, 2010, 11:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jamy Ian Swiss Back on Craig Fergusson's Late Late Show this Week
Replies: 42
Views: 6049

Re: Jamy Ian Swiss Back on Craig Fergusson's Late Late Show this Week

First impressions are everything - so I'm told. I always feel as if it's just me, when I think what a horrible look it is to come out with a suit jacket on, with the sleeves rolled up. You might as well come out with a suit with short sleeves - it is the same look. And, maybe it's just me again, bu...
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 16th, 2010, 8:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Alexander Has Died...
Replies: 64
Views: 14612

Re: David Alexander Has Died...

Thanks for sharing Jim.
by Andrew Martin Portala
December 15th, 2010, 11:16 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Alexander Has Died...
Replies: 64
Views: 14612

Re: David Alexander Has Died...

This is very sad.
by Andrew Martin Portala
February 19th, 2008, 12:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail
Replies: 83
Views: 14819

Re: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail

Got it Today ! 2-19-2008 3:11pm
thanks
by Andrew Martin Portala
February 13th, 2008, 7:22 pm
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: Haunted Hank
Replies: 32
Views: 23687

Re: Haunted Hank

I have Impromptu version of the Solid Ghost called Coney Island Casper ( I was having a hot dog at a Coney Island restaurant when I came up with the idea).
It was publish in Magic, May 2000, along with Max Maven's sensational piece, A Brief History Of "IT".
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 26th, 2008, 9:07 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: New Wife Swap promo
Replies: 28
Views: 4769

Re: New Wife Swap promo

Well I made it on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Letterman.
Does anyone out there know how I can get a copy of the show??
Here's me on Kimmel online http://dynamic.abc.go.com/streaming/landing
Jan.24 show
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 26th, 2008, 8:55 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: New Wife Swap promo
Replies: 28
Views: 4769

Re: New Wife Swap promo

Well I made on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Letterman.
Does anyone out there know I can get a copy of the show??
Here is me on Kimmel online http://dynamic.abc.go.com/streaming/landing
Jan.24 show
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 25th, 2008, 9:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: February Issue of Genii Now Arriving!
Replies: 94
Views: 19681

Re: February Issue of Genii Now Arriving!

Got Nov. and Dec. the other day Thanks.
Genii wasn't late. I order them. Just giving a heads up.
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 24th, 2008, 8:24 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: New Wife Swap promo
Replies: 28
Views: 4769

Re: New Wife Swap promo

by Andrew Martin Portala
January 24th, 2008, 7:41 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: New Wife Swap promo
Replies: 28
Views: 4769

Re: New Wife Swap promo

Hmmm......well it is show.
I can't say too much.
by Andrew Martin Portala
January 24th, 2008, 5:43 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: New Wife Swap promo
Replies: 28
Views: 4769

Re: New Wife Swap promo

Thanks Dustin.
I hope down the road I can tell you more.
However,it's a show. Almost like a magic show.
And
Sometimes it was fun and sometimes ****! :D

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