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Some modern conjuring

a series of original experiments in the magic art

by Donald Holmes

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Published in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic tricks.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Donald Holmes [pseud.] ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 77, [1] p.
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22893766M

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LAC nsk update (1 card) LAC rwp review. Conjuring, also called magic, prestidigitation, or sleight of hand, theatrical representation of the defiance of natural law. Legerdemain, meaning “light, or nimble, of hand,” and juggling, meaning “the performance of tricks,” were the terms initially used to designate exhibitions of words conjuring and magic had no theatrical significance until the end of the 18th century.

    Modern magic: a practical treatise on the art of conjuring Contributor Names Hoffmann, Professor, Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) Created / Published London, New York [etc.] G. Routledge and Sons, Limited, J ames Wan’s latest foray into the haunted house genre leads him straight into The Conjuring, a film “based on a true story” about a family that was terrorized by demonic entities in which ghost hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren were called upon to investigate. Many movies are based on some truth, and when it comes to something as terrifying as The Conjuring, then naturally we want to dig.

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Holmes, Donald: Some Modern Conjuring © D.H Alsdorf Softcover, 77 pages: Image courtesy e-Bay seller MagicCollectiblesPlus: Table of Contents. Comments: Contents: 5 Watch, Handkerchief, and Bran 9 Egg and Handkerchief 11 Flying Glass, Watch, and Flag 14 Lamp-Chimney Color Change.

"The Modern Conjurer," by C. Lang Neil, explaining the tricks of such masters of conjuring as Maskelyne, Trewey, Bertram, Patrice, Kennard, and others is published by the J. Lippincott Company. Four hundred pictures from photographs of actual tricks are included in the book.

Twentieth Century Magic and the Construction of Modern Magical Apparatus: With the Introduction by Nevil Monroe Hopkins edition - 1 edition in catalog. It brought new ideas to the table and put a modern spin on some old classics. Beautiful, motivated presentations and patter that only Steinmeyer could create help bring these effects to life.

Finally, the complete collection of all the "Conjuring" articles, reformatted and hardbound, along with a few bonus routines.5/5(1). Some Modern Conjuring: A Series of Original Experiments in the Magic Art. Alsdorf, Holmes, Donald. The Magic Art.

Donald Holmes, Hoole, Norman, and Shepherd, J.J. Original Magical Novelties: a selection of novel magical problems from the repertoires of Norman Hoole and J.J.

Shepherd. George Johnson, Whether performing classical style conjuring in a formal setting or his own brand of bizarre magic, Richard Green: The Modern Conjurer brings his own impressive style to audiences wherever he performs.

Richard can be seen regularly performing close-up magic at House of Cards Nashville below the Johnny Cash Museum downtown. This book makes for an extremely compelling, refreshing and emotionally engaging journey - one that you'll want to re-take time and time again.

It's entirely unique. It's seamlessly plotted. It's dark and creepy, yet mesmerizing and magical at the same time. Hands down one of my top favorite books /5. Salem's Lot by Stephen King is a modern vampire story in which a small England town is being overrun by the demons — and it's up to a writer who has recently moved back to the town to try to stop.

James Randi is one of the great conjurors in history and often considered the greatest escape artist ahead of even Harry Houdini, and yet this book contains very little of him.

Many of the best moments are when Randi describes events from his own career--interactions with the magicians mentioned, advice they've given him, etcand it's a shame there aren't more of them.4/5. Browse Books Display the following magic books: Title Author Artist Illustrator Publisher Language.

Some modern conjuring. [United States]: [publisher not identified], © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Donald Holmes. Cannell suggests in his book, Modern Conjuring For Amateurs, that the best source of light is the electric arc, which Almoznino agrees to the small arc lamp, and the second best being the limelight (if used with a high-class jet).

Trewey suggests the chalk for the limelight to be cut in a triangular form, or else it will produce a gray border. The etymology of the word “dwell” can be traced to the Old English dwellan, meaning “to go astray.” But somewhere along the way, dwell came to mean “to remain for a time,” trading in Author: Leslie Pariseau.

Modern Magic by Professor Hoffmann (real name Angelo Lewis) is a treatise in book form, first published indetailing the apparatus, methods and tricks used by the magicians and conjurors of that : Professor Hoffmann. The Conjuring Anthology is pages, a full course in magic with 85 separate effects in 75 chapters and illustrations.

Included are a number of “modern classics” like Onward and Upward, the new Rising Card routine, Apples and Oranges, mixing and transposing fruit, and The Five Senses, a demonstration of how we’re fooled. The Conjuring Universe is an American media franchise and shared universe centered on a series of supernatural horror films, produced by New Line Cinema, The Safran Company and Atomic Monster Productions and distributed by Warner Bros.

films present a dramatization of the supposed real-life cases of Ed and Lorraine Warren, paranormal investigators and authors associated with Created by: New Line Cinema, The Safran Company. 'The book Conjuring Asia explores four major themes in the development of what we call magic: white or black magic, and Oriental or Western magic.

This is not a how-to-do-magic book but a historical treatise. It is exceedingly well researched and footnoted.

Magic, which encompasses the subgenres of illusion, stage magic, and close up magic, is a performing art in which audiences are entertained by tricks or illusions of seemingly impossible feats using natural means.

It is to be distinguished from paranormal magic which are effects claimed to be created through supernatural means. It is one of the oldest performing arts in the world.The marvellous complexity of the Universe emerges from several deep laws and a handful of fundamental constants that fix its shape, scale, and destiny.

There is a deep structure to the world which at the same time is simple, elegant, and beautiful.The Conjuring completes a modern supernatural horror film trifecta started with Wan's own Insidious in and bridged by last year's unsettling Sinister.

With these films the genre has proved that this is far from a dead, now inherently clichéd area of cinema and this effort is perhaps the best of all three.