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The Success Book Vol. 1 - Frances & Jay Marshall (Frances Marshall's copy)

The Success Book Vol. 1 - Frances & Jay Marshall (Frances Marshall's copy)

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A guide to every aspect of your magic life Illustrated throughout with photographs of magicians of all kinds - mostly at work with magic props. Pictures by Irving Desfor, Pete Biro, and others. Plus line drawings where needed. (Even if you couldn't read, you'd still enjoy "Success"!)

Who are the people who wrote this book? And what do they know about magic? Nobody already in the magic field needs to ask this question, but for the newcomer be assured, Jay and Frances Marshall had, between them, 85 years of experience in every phase of the business, including round the world performing.

Over 40 guaranteed "experts" in their own category of magic wrote articles in detail on their subject. Dozens more checked various lists for accuracy, adding thoughts and ideas. Still others made possible the use of rare photos, memorabilia and material. It becomes a detailed pattern for your magic life!!

Volume 1 contents:
3 Introduction
7 Why This Book Was Written
12 You, the Performer
21 Formal Wear Chart
23 How to Look Your Best Under the Worst Possible Circumstances
32 How to Look Your Best Part II: Make Up ad Character Suggestions
43 The Tricks
46 Brief Outline on the Presentation of Magic
51 The Assistant
59 Staging the Show
68 Staging the Show Part II
75 Patter
81 Presentation for an Anniversary Show
81 Money Like Magic: Demonstration/Speed with magic for money raising events
82 The Visitors
99 Packing for the Show
91 Jay Marshall’s List of Magicians’ Necessities
93 Work With the Animals
102 Booking the Magic Show
109 Help Yourself to Headlines
123 Promoting Yourself In Your Own Home Town
140 You Sure Know How to Hurt a Guy!: An evaluation test
143 Loss!
150 How to Avoid Accidents
153 The Magic of Taxes
157 After You’re Gone
161 The Santa Caper
166 USO
171 Entertaining In Hospitals
177 The Boiler Room
183 Cruise Ship Magic
186 Theatre of Illusion
190 Shopping Centers and Malls
193 Helping Them Raise Money

USED, comb bound
Note: This Copy is 
heavily marked throughout, and has many pages dog eared. It appears that this was Frances Marshall's private copy (unable to verify), based on the writing and the signature.

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