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Magic of Riedel by James M. Klein

(c. 1988)
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Effect: From the front flap: “The Magic of Riedel includes information based on Clint and Millie Riedel’s 60+ years of magic. They offer you their years of experience about things such as advertising, raising livestock, costuming, assistants, show programming, music, building magic tricks, and more.” Filled with tons of B&W photographs and illustrations.


ix Preface
3 In the Beginning
5 Tales of a Tent Show Magician
15 Assistants Were an Asset
29 Costuming Was the Fabric of Our Show
43 Animals Drove Audiences Wild: includes many Dove care tips & tricks
55 Feather Flowers Tickled Their Fancy: with instructions on how they are made
65 Advertising Paid Off for Us
89 Show Outlines Were More Than Bare Bones
95 Contracts Put Us in a Good Bind
99 Agents Could be Tricky Too
103 We Were Far Apart from Unions
107 Illusions Were Our Reality
113 Millie’s Magic Tips: 20 hints and tips
119 Creating Magic is a Tricky Business
125 Manufacturing Was Making Things That Happened
137 The Magic in Our Life: with some details of many of Riedel’s inventions
191 Stories and Anecdotes
203 Pictures and Only a Few More Stories
237 Appendix: Millie’s lists of equipment needed for each show, music used, and shop equipment

  • Publisher: American Magic Company
  • Pages: 246
  • Location: Harrisburg, PA, USA
  • Dimensions: 9″x11″
  • Date: 1988
  • Binding: hardbound

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