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Miguelo rated it really liked it Jun 26, The tricks are pretty confusing and don’t really make sense but the theory is just right.

View all 3 comments. Jan 09, Jhk rated it really liked it. The writing reads like a manual.

No trivia mafic quizzes yet. A reading for the magician interested in the historical aspect of presentation. Greg I knew that you looked familiar Greg. Apr 22, David rated it really liked it.

It is a dense read with a lot of theory that makes you think about magic in ways you never had. Miguel Jaramillo rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Stuart Cumberland Loyal user Posts.

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Aug 05, Donal Phipps rated it it was amazing. You must engage your audience and make them want to see you. It tought me to think out every detail in my performances. Magic is whowmanship through changes and people want to see entertainers, not some guy who can do all this fancy moves.


Thanks for the lead. There magicc some theory discussed but the DVD’s generally consist of many effects. Great teaching, and extremely well written. Preview — Magic and Showmanship by Henning Nelms.

Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers

Sophie Smith hands me the book and says, if you’re serious about being a performer, you must have this book. I can understand that. In hindsight, she did magic aand big favor. Isaac Rodriguez rated it liked it Jan 04, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sam rated it it was amazing Sep 03, Can you supply author’s names? Uajes Sardnav rated it it was amazing Mar 30, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Your magic is merely icing on the cake. Iain, it’s been a long time since I watched the film ‘Magic’. It happens to provide an invaluable viewpoint on how to truly weave a good story.

Mick – the ones I mentioned were films my friend Nov 05, Chris Bauer rated it really liked it. The book, first printed ingives a crash course on how to better deliver your show, engage spectators and give a lasting impression. If you know 50 sleights but only 1 way to show, you know ONE trick.

Richard Baker rated it it was ok Dec 02, showmanshpi Greg One of my favorite quotes: Vicente rated it really liked it Nov 05, The Henning Nelms book is great and I too am surprised that it had not yet been mentioned prior to that interview.


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. That was one of my early books, along with The Amateur Magician’s Handbook.

I also have it Jan 03, Jeffrey rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: That’s “Smellin'” spelled sideways, sort of. The writing is a little dated and some of the tricks are well beyond my meager skills of sleight of hand, but the important information in the book wasn’t actually nelks illusions.

Like theatrical presentations, conjuring is an art of illusion. Paul rated it really liked it Nov 20, Well, why wouldn’t I be? I thought it might be more philosophical so I was dissappointed.

Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers

Anyway, my copy of Nelms has more glossing than text at this pointliterally. Why am I interested in this? Paperbackpages.