The Fitzkee Trilogy is the legendary series of books by Dariel Fitzkee (1898-1977) on the theory of magic and magic performance.
THIS BOOK IS THE SECOND IN THE SERIES.
Ever wonder how good magic tricks are created?The actual process that is used to come up with unique and entertaining effects?Dariel Fizkee wrote a book about it, a book that has had a stunningly important effect on those who create the magic effects you love.
This classic magic book should definitely be read by every performing magician!Trick Brain is an invaluable book that teaches you HOW to create your own effects.
This is the classic book about magic effects creation written by a magician ahead of his time- and read by professional magicians "in the know"!This is a well-kept secret in the magic industry.The successful magic creators today most likely read this book!
FROM THE PUBLISHER:The Trick Brain was created as a tool to help magicians develop new tricks. It teaches you how to create the mechanics of an effect with the understanding that how an effect is accomplished is not as important as the effect itself.The Trick Brain is no mere book of tricks. It incorporates one of the most amazing ideas ever developed in magic. Dariel Fitzkee reduces all magic tricks to only 19 general, basic effects. Then he examines all the possible ways of combining any of these effects. He shows how to develop new tricks from old and how to evolve new plots and methods.
Then, you are introduced to The Trick Brain--an ingenious system, devised by Fitzkee, that actually creates new effects.Tells you what you will need to develop, actual things to use, and finally - how to do the trick, even suggesting alternate methods!
Use this astounding system to create your own original tricks and original shows, or use it to revise old tricks.
“The Trick Brain was definitely ahead of its time. It formalized a way of brainstorming, teaching the process… Whether you use Fitzkee’s actual steps or just use them as inspiration, The Trick Brain lets you appreciate the way magic is created and definitely starts you thinking in new ways.” -Jim Steinmeyer, author and prolific magic inventor
Originally published in 1944, this is a current hardcover COMPLETE reprint, not the condensed version.
BOOK ONLY- you supply anything needed to do the tricks.Hardbound book. 211 pages.