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Looking for the Johnny Brown Books

Postby Evan Shuster » March 4th, 2018, 6:46 pm

Hi everyone!
I'm looking for the following two booklets:

• Isn't That Good? - The Magic of Johnny Brown (by Father Bandy)
• Go Ahead, I'll Wait! - More Magic of Johnny Brown (by Father Bandy)


Thanks!
Evan

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Re: Looking for the Johnny Brown Books

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 4th, 2018, 8:40 pm

I saw Johnny Brown work once. He was really impressive.
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Re: Looking for the Johnny Brown Books

Postby Brad Henderson » March 5th, 2018, 1:00 am

He was great. had best coin through drinking glass penetration i've ever seen. Did a version of the ball and cone that would bring down the house. Had a dog in a box routine that held its own against performances by some of the greatest magicians in the world. And though i didn't know him well, he seemed like a genuinely nice person and was always super nice when engaged.

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Re: Looking for the Johnny Brown Books

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Re: Looking for the Johnny Brown Books

Postby Q. Kumber » March 5th, 2018, 10:48 am

I've always thought the Ball & Cone was a pointless trick.

Following on from Jack's link to the Dog in a Box I found this which totally changed my mind
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh5CzvmOpiQ

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Re: Looking for the Johnny Brown Books

Postby Evan Shuster » March 5th, 2018, 3:20 pm

Found them.

Thanks all!
I also appreciate the links, and any other information anyone has on Johnny Brown.

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Re: Looking for the Johnny Brown Books

Postby Brad Henderson » March 5th, 2018, 3:57 pm

Q. Kumber wrote:I've always thought the Ball & Cone was a pointless trick.

Following on from Jack's link to the Dog in a Box I found this which totally changed my mind
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh5CzvmOpiQ


it looked even better up close. The balls from the mouth illusion was the best i've seen it done - by that i mean the illusion of the balls coming from the mouth and into his hand. It looked exactly like the real thing.

(now the best balls from mouth i've seen is imam, but that's a whole different story)

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Re: Looking for the Johnny Brown Books

Postby Brad Henderson » March 5th, 2018, 3:59 pm

if you ever see lonnie chevrie, ask to see Brown's coin through glass. Another perfect illusion.


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