Indeed, this has been quite a time. Another legend of magic has passed. Harry Lorayne, master magician and astonishing memory expert, died on April 7, 2023 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, at the age of 96.
In the first episode of Season 2 of The Paul Daniels Magic Show, aired on the 13th of September 1980, Paul Daniels invites renowned American memory-training specialist Harry Lorayne for a demonstration of perfect recall.
In 1953, the National Film Board (NFB) of Canada created a weekly documentary series, specifically for television, called “On the Spot.” It was designed like a short newsreel, only fifteen minutes long, and it was filmed on site with a skeleton crew of three.
Ross Bertram performs advanced card manipulation in a card routine called Five Zero Five. This effect exemplifies Ross’ hallmark “touch” and his magical thinking. It was published in his second book, Bertram on Sleight of Hand.