Archive | August, 2007

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Personally Speaking – Aug07 – Part 3

Edwin always told me, “To succeed in magical dealing Ian, you must comply with three things…” 1. Create new and original material. 2. Manufacture these at a reasonable price. 3. Run a very quick return of postal service. Edwin Hooper was a very successful children’s entertainer. He was also every good at writing lengthy instructions […]

Personally Speaking – Aug07 – Part 2

I joined Edwin at the firm’s premises, 64 High Street, Bideford. He was working on his own, with help from his sister, Margaret, who dealt with letters, cutting duplicating stencils and the like. Edwin Hooper and I were like chalk and cheese. We did, however, have one main thing in common, the love for magic […]

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Personally Speaking – Aug07

Joe’s Personally Speaking – August 2007 It is my personal pleasure to feature a most splendid article written one of the world’s foremost creators of magic! Ian Adair who has created over 1,000 proven audience-tested, magical effects in his magic life. Ian was part of the “synergy” of the famous Supreme Magic Company, founded by […]

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