13 Steps to Mentalism by Corinda Magic and Showmanship by Henning Nelms Deeper and Deeper by Jonathan Chase Fooling Houdini by Alex Stone Hiding. Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers. Front Cover. Henning Nelms. Courier Corporation, – Body, Mind & Spirit – pages. Nelms’ book is one of the most dog-eared ones on my shelf and is always within easy reach. For me, “Magic and Showmanship” transformed.

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When I was a kid I had over a half dozen magic books, and that’s the only one I read cover to cover, every single word.

Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers

Paul rated it really liked it Nov 20, We had a club that was filled with some brilliant guys that have been forgotten in these days: A Handbook for Conjurers by Henning Nelms. Sam rated it it was amazing Sep 03, If you know 50 sleights but only 1 way to show, you know ONE trick.

Your magic is merely icing on the cake.


Isaac Rodriguez rated it liked it Jan 04, Fantasio lived about a mile or so from me and I spent many Sundays hanging out as his place. Jun 12, Alexis rated it liked it. Took me a little w This book actually came as a recommendation from a writing workshop I attended last month.

Open Preview See a Problem? Since it was published in and is still in print, it’s probably a good book on being a conjurer, for reference or if you want to do it. Be the first to ask a question about Magic and Showmanship.

I found it at just the right time in my life. The writing reads like a manual. Let’s not forget that the legendary Millard Longman belonged to our ring too.

Mikazuki BookClub rated it it was amazing Sep 24, Like theatrical maggic, conjuring is an art of illusion. Greg, do you remember Kirk Stiles from our younger days in south Florida? View all 3 comments. David Freeman rated it really liked it Apr 07, Steve Suss Inner circle Posts. Not nelme overtly, but you want to be able to set things up without the reader going — look, setup!

Published April 13th by Dover Publications first published June Jun 18, Rob rated it liked it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It felt like everyone who had contributed to Tarbell 7 had retired and moved to Miami.


Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers

Greg Arce Inner circle Posts. Roger Woods rated it really liked it Sep 06, Greg One of my favorite quotes: With books there were chapters and even entire books devoted to theory. Devising your magic system where the author cites fantasy literature as much better than most conjurersgiving characters roles an This is a how-to-write book.

If you haven’t heard the term, to gloss means to scribble marginalia in the book you are reading to explain obscure passages, provide intermediate steps in an argument, cross-reference to other sources, etc. Great teaching, and extremely well written. Aug 05, Donal Phipps rated it it was amazing.

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