Johnny Hart – International Star Of Magic
Johnny Hart – International Star Of Magic. Stephen Short’s wonderful biography of Johnny Hart has now sold out of its printed run. In recognition that there may be others not fortunate enough to have a copy but who would be interested to read the colourful story of Johnny’s showbiz career, Stephen has arranged for Magicseen Publications to distribute and sell an E-Book version.
This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the life and times of one of the UK’s major performance artistes, whose illustrious career started in the 1960’s and spanned over 40 years. Not only does this book provide a carefully researched and fascinating look at Johnny himself, it also shines a light on the general showbiz scene of the same period, as Johnny rubbed shoulders with many of the greats from the entertainment and TV world.
The E-Book runs to over 200 pages and is profusely illustrated with playbills and photographs that really help to conjure up a clear vision of showbiz in the latter part of the 20th century.
Wayne Dobson – The Definitive Collection
This book contains virtually every magic effect Wayne published up to 2011, and all have the hallmarks of Wayne’s creative thinking. The methods are always simple and direct, and included amongst the selection of around 100 effects are some of the tricks which helped to establish Wayne as one of the top stage, cabaret and TV magicians. Much of the magic is suitable for close up performance too and the required props are either everyday objects or items that are easily acquired. You are bound to find several items that interest you and which you will soon want to introduce into your own shows.
WD40 by Wayne Dobson
Wayne Dobson has had a life full of incredible highs and hard-to-bear lows, and in this candidly written E-Book, he lays it all before you. The full story is here charting his meteoric rise to international fame and TV stardom in which, when he was at the height of his powers, he became a household name in the UK and was seen as a genuine alternative to Paul Daniels as a mainstream TV magician, right through to his valiant and uncomplaining struggle with MS. It’s a tale of courage, is often very funny, and it is always fascinating.
As well as Wayne’s life story this excellent E-book provides full details of 40 of Wayne’s close up and stand up routines. Everything Wayne does is commercial and the methods are always straightforward and practical. You are bound to find many effects in this comprehensive collection that you will like and will use.