Illusion Systems (Vol. 2) by Paul Osborne

(c. 1982) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)

Details: Paul Osborne’s second installment in the Illusion Systems series features tips from the real pros of illusion building-David Mendoza of Magicraft and George Kimery of Chalet, Alan Zagorsky of Owens, Martin Eldridge and others.

Features all new illusion plans and concepts.

Contents (from book):

1 Dedication
2 Paul Osborne
4 Introduction
6 Forward (Webster Bull)
13 The Illusionist (Paul Driscoll): essay
21 Chalet Magic Co. Building Tips (George Kimery)
23 The Lion & Cobra: version of Hippity Hop Rabbits
26 Thin Model Sawing Improvement (Mr. Art)
27 Tip – The Crystal Casket
28 Plastics (Ed Verba): tips on building in plastic
30 Tip – Hinges
31 Tony Spina’s Silkspension: produced silks create a firm suspension for assistant
34 Performing and Maintenance Tips (Mark Evans and Marlynn)
36 The Cabana Illusion: version of the Doll House
40 Magicraft (David Mendoza): building tips
42 Doug Anderson’s 2 From 1: addition to Crystal Casket Illusion
43 The DeKolta Chair: vanish from a chair
46 – The DeKolta Sneak: for stages without a trap
47 Owen Magic Supreme (Gertrude Smith, Les Smith & Alan Zagorsky): more building tips
49 The Ark of Tibet: assistant appears within the ark
52 Martin Eldridge & Associates: more project tips
55 Design (Bob Kline): article
58 Orbs: Stratospheres for stage with an assistant appearance
59 Tip – The Mismade Girl
61 The Bullet Proof Girl (Jack Dean): card held by spectator is shot and gets a hole in it, while glass behind breaks, and spectator is unharmed
74 Dinner For Two: a whole dinner layout appears on an empty table
76 The Prisoner’s Dream (Micky Hades): assistant and magician transpose in a crystal cylinder
79 Formica (Tom Gibbon): tips on working with it
80 She’s Come Undone: twist on girl without a middle
83 The Radio Illusion (Dave Jackson): another idea for the Doll House Illusion
84 Ideas (Owen Redwine): signaling device circuit and other tips
86 The Missplaced Maiden: assistant turns upside down and right again though shackled
87 Tip – Doves From Air
89 The Stretcher Illusion: assistant is expanded inside a cabinet
92 The Witch Doctor Illusion: assistant changes into a witch doctor
95 The Bio-Tron: assistant materializes inside the chamber
98 Thanks

  • Publisher: Illusion Systems
  • Pages: 98
  • Location: Dallas, TX, USA
  • Dimensions: 9″x11″
  • Date: 1982
  • Binding: softbound

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