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WHAT WE HIDE: JARRETT SPEAKS, PART THREE

Guy Jarrett and his ingenious Sawing in Half illusions, including the tale of his mysterious show. His illusions are finding new audiences.
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WHAT WE HIDE: JARRETT SPEAKS, PART TWO

Elements of Jarrett's life and career, including some unexpected inventions, and some unknown magic.
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WHAT WE HIDE: JARRETT SPEAKS, PART ONE

Guy Jarrett, the legendary illusion inventor, did a short interview with Jay Marshall in 1956. Here's a chance to hear Jarrett.
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WHAT WE HIDE: CHEATING AT CHEATING

All's fair in love, war, and magic specials. After all, what's a little cheating to a magician?
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WHAT WE HIDE: A MAGICIAN LOOKS AT ESPIONAGE

Tony Mendez, master spy, was an expert in deception and an amateur magician. Jim was asked to review his book.
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WHAT WE HIDE: THE MASTER MAGICIAN WHO DISAPPEARED

A recreation of Thomas Tobin's amazing illusion, Palingenesia, which disappeared, along with the magician himself.
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WHAT WE HIDE: THE BRILLIANT ILLUSION THAT DISAPPEARED

A recreation of Thomas Tobin's amazing illusion, Palingenesia, which disappeared, along with the magician himself.
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WHAT WE HIDE: A CHANCE TO WATCH KELLAR

Harry Kellar onstage at the Magic Castle in Hollywood: a recreation of classical mysteries.
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WHAT WE HIDE: PROBLEMS IN ALGERIA, PART TWO

Robert-Houdin's Algerian adventure presents a number of curious problems that are worth examining.
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WHAT WE HIDE: PROBLEMS IN ALGERIA, PART ONE

Robert-Houdin's Algerian adventure presents a number of curious problems that are worth examining.
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WHAT WE HIDE: LESSONS FROM DOUG HENNING

On the occasion of Doug Henning's birthday, here's a look at what made this wizard so interesting to me.
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WHAT WE HIDE: THE DISAPPEARING BOOK, THE NEXT BOOK

Jim's missing book was deliberately written and published so that it seems to have never existed; his newest book is an enlightening look of magic ...
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WHAT WE HIDE: WHAT THE CYCLOPS MISSES, LOST MORRITT

Curiously, a lot of current magic is designed to serve other purposes on television. Charles Morritt's mysterious secrets are explored in Lost Morritt.
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