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New! | LETHAL QUARTER
Regular: $34.99
Club: $31.49

The World's Fastest Trick (Replacing Lethal Magic With Lethal Quarter) A wallet is shown containing one playing card and two coins. The spectator is asked to pick a coin (example silver coin is chosen) leaving the brass coin in the closed wallet. The silver coin is placed on the top of the spectator's hand. The performer flicks the playing card over the silver coin and in a instant the brass coin is on their hand. Inside the wallet is the silver coin!

New! | SPOON BENDING TRICK
Regular: $24.99
Club: $22.49

Material: metal.Performance Form: Close-up Magic Use your mind to make metal bending is so shocking it? It is absolutely unique metal bending magic, now almost cannot find any more than it is a simpler, more intuitive, more lethal magic spoon bending it. It is an ideal gadget, designed to make amusement to your friends and family. Magic lovers would be fond of the thing to warm up in the party. It can be used over and over. A very nice prop for beginners. Package included:2 spoons

New! | MASK-UNICORN-WHITE
Regular: $34.99
Club: $31.49

Get ready to Horse around your neighborhood with our Deluxe Latex Unicorn Horse Head Mask. This mask is great for anyone trying to spook their friends or have a good time at a party. Perfect for Masquerade Parties, Gifts, Costume Parties, Carnival, Christmas, Easter, New Years Eve Party, Halloween, etc.No Toxic smelling when you wear it. material: eco-friendly latex Size: Fits most adult heads and hands Package Included: 1x Latex Unicorn Head Mask Allergy warning: 1. If you are allergic to latex, don't wear this. 2. This product normally has a smelling of latex, you can put it on the Ventilation place for one day. 15.1 x 11.5 x 2.1 inches

New! | MASK-RAINBOW UNICORN-LATEX
Regular: $39.99
Club: $35.99

Mask Unicorn Latex Rainbow Latex Imported Not Applicable Colorful rainbow striped Unicorn mask Overhead latex mask Unisex, designed for teens and adults Sight and breathing holes.

New! | How the Other Half Lives
Regular: $15.95
Club: $14.36

In How the Other Half Lives, New Yorkers read with horror that three-quarters of the residents of their city were housed in tenements and that in those tenements rents were substantially higher than in better sections of the city.

New! | Casino Close Up Pad
Regular: $44.99
Club: $40.49

FINALLY! A close-up pad that a true pro can be proud of!

New! | Slate of Mind
Regular: $34.99
Club: $31.49

If you like mindreading effects, and you like quick and startling tricks, this one is for you!

New! | Paper to Money Teaching Video DVL
Regular: $14.99
Club: $0.00

A popular trick used by both professional and amateur magicians alike. You display five pieces of blank paper and with a flick of your wrist, they change to real paper money!

New! | Color with me: A coloring book to share - Book
Regular: $12.99
Club: $11.69

These great coloring pages are fun for all ages!

New! | Geometric Designs Pad - Book
Regular: $14.99
Club: $13.49

Geometric patterns are attractive and relaxing to color.

New! | Dollar Bill Origami - Book
Regular: $9.99
Club: $8.99

If you've got a dollar, you've got an origami creation!

New! | Color a Cat - Book
Regular: $12.95
Club: $0.00

Get creative with these quirky illustrations that present 30 fabulous felines!

New! | Flower Fantasy Poster Pad
Regular: $14.99
Club: $13.49

Color these lovely floral images and try to find the little creatures and insects hidden in each picture. And when you’re done, tear the perforated poster from the pad and frame your masterpiece for everyone to see!

New! | A Million Christmas Cats: Festive Felines to Color
Regular: $9.99
Club: $8.99

Nothing better to get you in the holiday spirit then coloring up some snow-loving, fire-place snuggling, Christmas tree toppling kitties!

New! | Cool Coloring for Kids book
Regular: $12.99
Club: $13.49

Cool Coloring for Kids will entertain young artists for hours.

New! | Las Vegas Sign
Regular: $14.99
Club: $13.49

This is a small light up Las Vegas Sign!

New! | The Complete Book of Hand Shadows: Instructions for Shadowgraphy
Regular: $8.99
Club: $8.09

For generations, entertainers have amused audiences of all ages with the art of hand shadows

New! | A Little Giant® Book: Tongue Twisters
Regular: $9.99
Club: $8.99

An illustrated collection of hundreds of difficult tongue twisters, arranged alphabetically

New! | Top Secrets of Magic by J.G. Thompson Jr.
Regular: $14.99
Club: $13.49

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Here is a real gem most people don't even know about! This is a great book for any close-up magician

New! | Karma Cards
Regular: $14.99
Club: $13.49

Karma Cards will answer questions and help point you in the right direction!


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 The Art of Magic

Reading this you will quickly realize it is not so much what the magician does that makes him great, but instead how he does it. To simply know how the magician accomplishes his magic is nothing--it is the manner in which he presents his performance before an audience. All of the great magicians have had something associated with their performances, something special that makes them stand out from the others. For Blackstone, both Senior and Junior it was and are the Vanishing Birdcage, the Dancing Handkerchief, and Comedy Rope Tie while picking the pockets of spectators from the audience assisting on stage.

For Houdini, it was his spectacular escape from a straight jacket, and at various times in his career, the escape from a giant milk can be filled with water and later his original water torture cell. For Dante, it was his presentation of his Backstage Illusion. Everybody in the audience thought they saw how it was done, but in the end, he fooled them all with a surprise finish. Dante was also noted for his Lazy Magician where he sat on a chair smoking a cigar while female assistants brought out a cane, rope and silk scarves. In a lazy manner, he performed magic. It was his personality that projected. Cardini was known for his suave presentation manipulating playing cards while wearing white gloves and Channing Pollock for producing white fluttering doves out of nowhere. To have a violin and sheet music does not make a person qualified to take a seat with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

The same applies to magic. To have a deck of cards and several silk scarves does not make one a magician. All of the people you read about in this book have dedicated their lives to perfecting their art. The presentation of magic in a theatrical form is n art. The study of magic and its application is a science. To a real professional magician, they never call their magic a "trick." It is always an effect which is short for theatrical effect. For it is the overall presentation and end result, the way it appears to the viewing audience that qualifies it as an art. Magic and its presentation is a form of affecting people's emotions through drama. In presenting each effect, the magician is telling a story. As the story unfolds, the emotions of the people in the audience in the form of dreams are told. Things a magician performs fulfills a basic fundamental desire in each person, either on a conscious or subconscious level. Channing Pollock once said that he felt magic represented power; at least on somewhat of an artificial level.

In the best presentation, the Art of magic expresses desire, wishes, dreams and a balance with reality in a symbolic form, and the balance with the natural laws of science. Theatrically a magician must be a good actor because the magical effect (or play) does not in itself play out the plot. The great magician must project personality, style, timing, voice inflection, and all the other qualities of a great actor. The father of modern magic, Robert-Houdin of France said, "A magician is playing the part of a man who works miracles ." How much can a magician do with the theatrical form of magic? Where can he draw his art? Here are the basic concepts in magic when you approach it as a science. 

 


 

 

The Wall, an effect that will fool 99.9% of the audience!   CLICK HERE to view!!  
 
 The Wall
 The Wall
 


We have a new effect that is guaranteed to fool even the sharpest of the professionals who know eveything in magic.  This effect is solid wood and handcrafted and is a beauty.  It has three phases that wil fool even the keenest.  One phase is shown right here by Dean Dill. It is a beautiful prop and a trick so secret, you can only learn the modus operandi (method) from a Houdini employee.  If the trick is purchased via mail order there are no instructions, no photos, no video, no nada. Zip, blink, nothing.  We want to keep it a secret so it is not copied by the unscruplous sellers out there in the dark web. The "Wall" is available for your pleasure with three phases that will knock your socks off.  The video link is HERE and you will need this password to watch it.
  


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George Bernard Shaw ranked Houdini as one of the most important persons in the world. And nearly three-quarters of a century after his death, Houdini remains synonymous with the art of magic. Houdini performed illusions and escapes throughout Europe, the United States, Russia, and Australia, notwithstanding being the highest paid performer of his era, and an aviator, a fight fan, an inventor, a writer-author, and film maker. Houdini's Magic Shop offers magic tricks, gags, pranks and novelties with the theme of the late great Harry Houdini. America's first magic shop existed in New York City before the turn of the century, and magic was performed in close-up style in the bars on Broadway as far back as the mid 1700's. It became a part of New York. Even Houdini operated a Magic Shop in New York. Houdini's Magic Shop will re-create that magic. Houdini's Magic Shop instill's excitement, wonder and a touch of the mysterious. Accentuating the magic is the HOUDINI MUSEUM, at the Venetian Hotel, with many Houdini items, including framed and autographed pictures and letters from the legendary Harry Houdini, and even authentic Houdini handcuffs and restraint device valued in the thousands. Full size stage illusions similar to those used in his show. Many more unique and "one of a kind" items and ephemera are on display in this unique retail exhibit. Magic has been a universal art form that dates back thousands of years. It breaks all language barriers and has broad appeal to all ages and sexes. In a simple word, it is fun! Houdini's Magic Shop presents magic with a special twist - a performance with audience participation. Throughout the day, there is a free magic show for all guests and visitors. The specially scripted show is geared to capture the interest of all ages, with carefully selected magic tricks, gags and novelties having a strong family appeal.


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