{"id":6609280598099,"title":"Extending Magic Beyond Credibility by John Booth -Download -ebook","handle":"extending-magic-beyond-credibility-by-john-booth-download-ebook","description":"\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eJohn Booth, in \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eExtending Magic Beyond Credibility\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e, his thirteenth (and possibly best) book on magic, looks back on his more than 70 years of experience with the conjuring arts and considers some of its most enduring mysteries, intriguing questions and fascinating personalities.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFrom legendary effects such as Robert-Houdin's Light \u0026amp; Heavy Chest and the Indian Rope Trick to the origins of dove magic, ventriloquism and automata, \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eExtending Magic Beyond Credibility\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e has the famous Booth blend of secrets, biography, philosophy and romantic history.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhether you're a student of magic history or simply one fascinated with the art and its many facets, you'll find \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eExtending Magic Beyond Credibility\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e is more than just a book of magic history. It's a captivating read you'll find difficult to put down, written by a man who not only knows his subject...but who lived it as well.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e272 pages, photo-illustrated.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eContents:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eForeword by Silvan of Rome\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePreface\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWAKE-UP MAGIC!\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e1. Magic that Jolts Audiences: Richiardi Jr.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e2. Kevin James: Master of Shock Magic\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e3. Todd Robbins: The Sideshow World\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4. Sylvester the Jester: The Self-Mayhem Principle\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eHARRY HOUDINI AND MAX MALINI\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e5. Revelations about \"Houdini's Hollywood Estate\"\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e6. Malini and His Violin\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFOUR BRIEF PIECES TO PONDER OR ENJOY\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e7. Aloha: Final Tribute to Dai Vernon\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e8. Do Morality or Ideology Affect Art in Magic?\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e9. That FATAL Signet Ring: A Short, Short Story\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e10. Book Reviews: The Achilles Heel of Magazines\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eReflection 1: Desiderata\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eReflection 2\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eBRILLIANT MAGIC WITH BEAUTIFUL BIRDS\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e11. Centuries of Development Unfolded\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eA STAR AMONG STARS\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e12.Thurston: A Truly Great Magazine\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e13. Magic's Most Famous Waltz: The Zenda\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e14. Memorable Music for Master Magicians\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAVERTING CATASTROPHE: MAGIC AND POLITICS\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e15. The Legendary Robert-Houdin Light and Heavy Chest Examined\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFASCINATING OPPORTUNITIES IN VENTRILOQUISM\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e16. Ventriloquial Stunts: From Pactolus to Today\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e17. The Illusion of Voice Throwing\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e18. Dolls That Smoke: Bodiless Heads that Talk\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e19. New Era Ventriloquism: THe Hamills\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTHE PUPPETRY BRANCH OF WIZARDRY\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e20. Puppetry Across the Spectrum\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e21. The Duck that Made John Salisse Famous\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e22. 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Illusionists Who Have Attempted to do it\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e27. 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It's a captivating read you'll find difficult to put down, written by a man who not only knows his subject...but who lived it as well.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e272 pages, photo-illustrated.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eContents:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eForeword by Silvan of Rome\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePreface\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWAKE-UP MAGIC!\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e1. Magic that Jolts Audiences: Richiardi Jr.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e2. Kevin James: Master of Shock Magic\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e3. Todd Robbins: The Sideshow World\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4. Sylvester the Jester: The Self-Mayhem Principle\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eHARRY HOUDINI AND MAX MALINI\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e5. Revelations about \"Houdini's Hollywood Estate\"\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e6. Malini and His Violin\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFOUR BRIEF PIECES TO PONDER OR ENJOY\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e7. Aloha: Final Tribute to Dai Vernon\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e8. Do Morality or Ideology Affect Art in Magic?\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e9. That FATAL Signet Ring: A Short, Short Story\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e10. Book Reviews: The Achilles Heel of Magazines\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eReflection 1: Desiderata\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eReflection 2\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eBRILLIANT MAGIC WITH BEAUTIFUL BIRDS\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e11. Centuries of Development Unfolded\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eA STAR AMONG STARS\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e12.Thurston: A Truly Great Magazine\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e13. Magic's Most Famous Waltz: The Zenda\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e14. Memorable Music for Master Magicians\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAVERTING CATASTROPHE: MAGIC AND POLITICS\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e15. The Legendary Robert-Houdin Light and Heavy Chest Examined\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFASCINATING OPPORTUNITIES IN VENTRILOQUISM\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e16. Ventriloquial Stunts: From Pactolus to Today\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e17. The Illusion of Voice Throwing\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e18. Dolls That Smoke: Bodiless Heads that Talk\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e19. New Era Ventriloquism: THe Hamills\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTHE PUPPETRY BRANCH OF WIZARDRY\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e20. Puppetry Across the Spectrum\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e21. The Duck that Made John Salisse Famous\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e22. His Left Hand is His Fortune\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAUTOMATA\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e23. Machines that \"Think\" and Perform Like Humans and Birds\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTHE GREAT INDIAN ROPE TRICK\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e24. Where, When and How the Reports Began\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e25. My Experiences in India and Tibet Searching for A Rope Miracle\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e26. Illusionists Who Have Attempted to do it\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e27. The Last Word: Myth or Reality?\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eBibliography and Recommended Reading\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAbout The Author\u003c\/span\u003e"}

Extending Magic Beyond Credibility by John Booth -Download -ebook

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John Booth, in Extending Magic Beyond Credibility, his thirteenth (and possibly best) book on magic, looks back on his more than 70 years of experience with the conjuring arts and considers some of its most enduring mysteries, intriguing questions and fascinating personalities.

From legendary effects such as Robert-Houdin's Light & Heavy Chest and the Indian Rope Trick to the origins of dove magic, ventriloquism and automata, Extending Magic Beyond Credibility has the famous Booth blend of secrets, biography, philosophy and romantic history.

Whether you're a student of magic history or simply one fascinated with the art and its many facets, you'll find Extending Magic Beyond Credibility is more than just a book of magic history. It's a captivating read you'll find difficult to put down, written by a man who not only knows his subject...but who lived it as well.

272 pages, photo-illustrated.

Contents:

Foreword by Silvan of Rome

Preface

WAKE-UP MAGIC!
1. Magic that Jolts Audiences: Richiardi Jr.
2. Kevin James: Master of Shock Magic
3. Todd Robbins: The Sideshow World
4. Sylvester the Jester: The Self-Mayhem Principle

HARRY HOUDINI AND MAX MALINI
5. Revelations about "Houdini's Hollywood Estate"
6. Malini and His Violin

FOUR BRIEF PIECES TO PONDER OR ENJOY
7. Aloha: Final Tribute to Dai Vernon
8. Do Morality or Ideology Affect Art in Magic?
9. That FATAL Signet Ring: A Short, Short Story
10. Book Reviews: The Achilles Heel of Magazines
Reflection 1: Desiderata
Reflection 2

BRILLIANT MAGIC WITH BEAUTIFUL BIRDS
11. Centuries of Development Unfolded

A STAR AMONG STARS
12.Thurston: A Truly Great Magazine
13. Magic's Most Famous Waltz: The Zenda
14. Memorable Music for Master Magicians

AVERTING CATASTROPHE: MAGIC AND POLITICS
15. The Legendary Robert-Houdin Light and Heavy Chest Examined

FASCINATING OPPORTUNITIES IN VENTRILOQUISM
16. Ventriloquial Stunts: From Pactolus to Today
17. The Illusion of Voice Throwing
18. Dolls That Smoke: Bodiless Heads that Talk
19. New Era Ventriloquism: THe Hamills

THE PUPPETRY BRANCH OF WIZARDRY
20. Puppetry Across the Spectrum
21. The Duck that Made John Salisse Famous
22. His Left Hand is His Fortune

AUTOMATA
23. Machines that "Think" and Perform Like Humans and Birds

THE GREAT INDIAN ROPE TRICK
24. Where, When and How the Reports Began
25. My Experiences in India and Tibet Searching for A Rope Miracle
26. Illusionists Who Have Attempted to do it
27. The Last Word: Myth or Reality?

Bibliography and Recommended Reading

About The Author
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