The story of a conjuror! In the 1970’s and 1980’s, George Goebel presented a grand classical magic production called the Goebel Magical Revue. With a cast and staff of 35, he astonished audiences and received accolades from fellow magicians. Those shows wowed both Jim Steinmeyer and Lance Burton, each of who contributed to this book. Goebel’s life and career brought him into contact with countless magicians, including Milbourne Christopher, Hen Fetsh, Doug Henning and Phil Thomas. His knowledge of Howard Thurston, Thomas Chew Worthington III, Henry Ridgley Evans and more is found in this book. Read about Goebel’s escape work in Japan, his Baltimore magic history and his detailed account of building and presenting a full evening magic show that included a 10-member dance ensemble.
Books are hardbound in cloth with over 200 pages, over 380 photos and illustrations (including 12 color pages), comes with a complimentary DVD (approx. 206 minutes containing segments of a 1980 and 1982 Goebel Show, film clips and news interview, plus views inside the Jones Costume Company.
Provides a lot of enjoyable reading for sure.