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Practical Magic for Entertainers by Duane Laflin
Practical Magic for Entertainers by Duane Laflin
Practical Magic for Entertainers by Duane Laflin

Practical Magic for Entertainers by Duane Laflin

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Practical Magic for Entertainers by Duane Laflin

Pre- Owned paperback Magic Book

Good Condition - Slight Shelf wear - Please see photos for condition

Contents (from book, updated Jun 2019):

7 Letters: thank you letters from children
13 Sections: two sections, intro and effects

15 Section One

17 Introduction
21 A Special Word
23 An Important Initial Comment
25 A Note To The Gospel Worker
29 Some Ideas For Warming Up An Audience: clap hands, raise hands, etc.
35 My Ten Favorite Elephant Jokes
37 Some Ideas For Crowd Control
41 Pacing A Program
45 Program Number One In Attitudes For Learning: sample sequence for a program
47 Pogram Number Two In Attitudes For Learning: another
49 Warmup Effects
49 - Vanishing Cane To School Name
50 - The Warmup Flower: a wilting flower
52 - Silk Poke Color Memory Routine: silk blend
57 - Burnt And Restored H andkerchief
58 - Color Changing Shoelaces: commercial effect by David Ginn
61 - Dove Production To School Name
61 - Thumbtip Routine: silk production, vanish, etc.
67 Another Thought About The Psychology Of The Magic Program
69 An Opening Routine With Music: silks to flags

73 Section Two: variety of effects and their presentation

75 A Big Closing Routine To Music: Doll House illusion
77 The Amazing A-B-C Block: commercial effect
81 Is There Magic In The Air?: spectator's choose two blocks of 5 that form a puzzle
89 A Music Routine For The Mutilated Parasol
91 I Love The Vanishing Coke Bottle: a Don Mills product; comedy routine

95 Description Of The Effects In The Attitudes For Learning Program:
95 Perspiration - Cut And Restored Rope: for most any cut and restored rope effect
97 Patience - Clarence The Caterpillar: silk transformation
100 Pay Attention - Forgetful Freddie: commercial effect with Freddie's head gone missing
102 Participation - Linking Ropes
104 Persistence - Sad Castle: a Square Circle type production box

109 Rabbit Productions Are Always a Hit at Kid Shows and School Shows
111 The Toy Box Rabbit Production: Jap Box
115 Another Rabbit Production - The Sword Of Damolcles: sword box production you can build
119 Drawer Box Rabbit Production
123 The Fool-Proof Instant Rabbit Production: with box and cage

127 Various Effects and Ideas
129 A Halloween Routine With Cube On Release (by Jack Hughes): block penetrates rope
131 The Time Machine Rabbit Production: variation on Square Circle production
135 Don't Forget How Fun The Milk Pitcher Can Be: two ideas
137 Kids Like Streamers!: use for comedy
139 Equi-Rope - Do Your Best: Professor's Nightmare for self-esteem
143 What's Next - Don't Expect Everything To Be Easy: commercial effect
145 Some Comments Related To Attitudes For Learning Program Number Two
146 Change Bag Fun: comedy for two spectators
149 Some Comments About Larger Illusions
153 Don't Give Up - A Lesson With The Crystal Silk Cylinder
155 Standard Effects I Especially Enjoy: a list
157 An Idea For Using A Dove Pan To Make A Big Blendo
159 Charles Goodyear And The Dove Pan: story illustration

161 Conclusion

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