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Vernon Revelations 1&2

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    History was made September 2-6, 1982 in a filming studio in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, as the life and magic of Dai Vernon was permanently recorded for future generations. Inspired by Bill Larsen, the project was undertaken by Videonics, owned and operated by Hans Zahn. The co-hosts of the filming project were Michael Ammar, Gary Ouellet and Steve Freeman.

    L & L Publishing has now taken this original footage, digitally re-mastered it and released it on 8 DVDs. Not only can we learn by actually seeing and hearing the Professor at work, but our great grandchildren and their great grandchildren will be taught that most elusive of crafts by the grandest master of them all.

    The idea behind these videos was to capture Vernon live so future magicians can experience him.

    Breakdown:
    Originally two volumes on VHS, now one one DVD. Includes:

    Volume 1:
    -Gary Ouellet Intro
    -The Story Behind the Stars of Magic Series
    -Vernon on Think-of-a-Card (Dunninger)
    -Brainwave Deck
    -Vernon on Effects
    -Triumph - the Vernon Triumph Shuffle and the Proper Presentation
    -Story of the Vernon False Shuffle
    -Practice & Improve Your Magic
    -Keeping Notes on Your Magic
    -Cutting the Aces
    -Vernon on Passes & False Cuts
    -Irv Weiner's Opening to Cutting the Aces
    -The Story is the Entertaining Part of the Trick
    -Story of the Ambitious Card
    -Vernon Performs the Ambitious Card
    -Vernon Explains an Ambitious Card Move

    Volume Two:
    -Gary Ouellet Intro
    -The Vernon Double Lift
    -The Fingerprint Card Trick
    -Vernon Double Lift
    -Replacement
    -On the Strike Double Lift
    -Vernon's First Intro to the Pass
    -Spellbound
    -Story of the Purse Palm
    -Vernon Demonstrates the Purse Palm & Spellbound Move
    -Vernon on Coin Vanishes
    -The Ring and the Wand
    -Slow Motion Aces Performance (Steve Freeman)
    -Story Behind Slow-Motion Aces
    -The Slow Motion Card Vanish
    -Story of the Last Card (Tent Vanish)
    -Freeman Demonstrates Last Card Vanish
    -Vernon Explains Slow Motion Aces
    -Lay Down & Routine
    -The Force with No Name
    -Slow Motion Aces for Magicians

    Some of the important points to be considered are:
    * The format is that of a jam session, with Vernon discussing his tricks, moves and routines, and generally holding court.
    * All the moves, techniques, routines, tips and handlings discussed are actually performed by Vernon or one of the co-hosts, along with a complete explanation.
    * Roughly half of the subjects covered relate to the published record half the material was new and disclosed for the first time (at the time of the video shoot).
    * Many times, Vernon teaches important new techniques on the Vernon classics, including improvements, or previously undisclosed handlings, even as regards the famous Stars of Magic effects.
    * Some world famous routines, such as the Coins in Champagne Glass or the Fred Kaps Coins and Silk (invented by Vernon and taught to Kaps) are publicly revealed.
    * Important revelations about the Erdnase techniques, which Vernon has spent a lifetime studying, form a major part of the material.

    Recommended For:

    No magician should miss these videos. Dai Vernon was the Dean of modern magic and he shares great things on these DVDs.

    Specifications:
    Superior Picture Quality Dolby Digital Sound Interactive Menus Take You To Every Trick & Explanation with just a Click of Your Remote Multi-Region for Worldwide Viewing.

    Skill Level: Intermediate.
    Category:Magic DVD.

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