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 2 contents: 203 101 Ways to Make Money from Magic 289 A Magical Retirement 291 The Magic Inventors 301 The Puzzling Environment 325 The Black Magician 335 The Great American Lecture Game 345 Hey, Look us Over! 349 Still Another Way to Make Money from Magic 350 The Real Pros 353 Ronald McDonald/Hamburger Fun 354 On Being a Magic Dealer 357 The Magic Junkmen 365 The Trickery 367 Those Magic Expendables 371 The Magic Magazine and Its Pitfalls 381 Writing About Magic for Public Reading 386 Bert Allerton Amusement 387 Fabulous World of Trade Shows 394 Profile of a Trade Show Entrepreneur 405 The Business Oriented Magician 407 Putting Magic into the Trade Exhibit 413 The Tame Magician 418 Television and the Magician 419 How to Get on Any Network TV Show 427 The Royal Road to the Big time 429 Cable Television 434 Capture That Magic from the TV Screen 436 How Magic and Photography Blend Together 437 Magic Clubs and You 437 Be a Joiner 441 Why and Wherefore of a Magic Convention 444 The Problem that Won’t Stay Solved 449 Making Money Selling Money 455 Magic of Fashions 456 Which Witch Are You? 458 The Magic Castle 460 How and Where to Get What You Want
USED, Hardcover w/comb binding, 263 pages. Contains some highlighting (see photos). Overall condition is excellent.