Georges Melies - Vanishing Lady 1896

Posted by Peter Monticup on 8/19/2020 to Magic Movies 1 Comments



GEORGES MELIES
"The Vanishing Lady" is an 1896 French short silent film directed by filmmaker and magician Georges Méliès.
Based on the stage act of the famous Buatier de Kolta, the film is one of the first uses of movie special effects...

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Musical Interlude: "Your Momma Don't Dance"

Posted by Peter Monticup on 8/18/2020 to Monticup's Music 1 Comments

YOUR MOMMA DON'T DANCE
And your daddy may not rock and roll, but Nick Andre and I got rockin' when we played this little duet during a break in our show rehearsal back in 2014...

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Need Your Opinion: Mind Force Key

Posted by Peter Monticup on 8/17/2020 to We Need Your Opinion 4 Comments

WHAT IS YOUR OPINION ON THIS ONE?

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MIND FORCE KEY
Let me show you a fantastic closeup illusion, in the right hands...

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Magic History 101: Antique Handcuffs

Posted by Peter Monticup on 8/14/2020 to Magic History 101 1 Comments



ANTIQUE HANDCUFFS
After last week's post about the handcuffs used by Tony Curtis in the 1953 Houdini movie, I got several emails asking to see more antique handcuffs from my collection.
Here are a few of the hundreds of cuffs I have collected over the years...

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Performance: MC Bit- Chameleon Silks

Posted by Peter Monticup on 8/14/2020 to Monticup Performs 0 Comments

BEING THE MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Performing as Master of Ceremonies means having a number of quick routines that will keep the audience enthusiastic and entertained between all the acts.
Quick and visual tricks like the Chameleon Silks are perfect, especially when you add a kicker like I did with the streamer at the end....

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Slyidini Performs Balls Over Head Routine

Posted by Peter Monticup on 8/14/2020 to Magic Movies 2 Comments



SLYDINI
He was a master of closeup artistry, mentoring and inspiring many of the great names in modern magic.
Not only was he an incredible manipulator, he was also a master entertainer.
My favorite routine is his classic BALLS OVER THE HEAD comedy classic...

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Musical Interlude: "Love's Theme"

Posted by Peter Monticup on 8/11/2020 to Monticup's Music 2 Comments

LOVE'S THEME
Written by the legendary Barry White, recorded by White's The Love Unlimited Orchestra, released in 1973 as a single- and another favorite of mine!

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Accordion Adventures: Jersey Polka Richie

Posted by Peter Monticup on 8/5/2020 to Monticup's Music 0 Comments

JERSEY POLKA RICHIE

From time to time, I've performed in big shows with various other artists and performers.
The most memorable shows were the ones where I think I might have had a better time than the audience...

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Need Your Opinion: Oct-ical Illusion

Posted by Peter Monticup on 8/3/2020 to We Need Your Opinion 6 Comments

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OCT-ICAL ILLUSION
Let me show you a very clever way to reveal a selected card...

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My Magic Adventures: Entertaining the Queen

Posted by Peter Monticup on 7/30/2020 to Monticup Performs 1 Comments

ENTERTAINING THE QUEEN
Wherever I go I am always ready to entertain.

Strolling through the Lake Anna Renaissance Faire, I met the Queen of the Faire.
It was the perfect opportunity to entertain the entertainers...

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