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Reflecting on the history of magic and its allied arts, Juan Tamariz explores the history of automata — complex sculptures animated by clockwork mechanisms. 

Luna De Verano was a television program produced in spain for Canal Sur in 1990. We would like to thank Juan Tamariz and Luis Piedrahita for making this content available. 

Submitted Mon, 11/05/2018

American illusion builder John Gaughan presents a restored Antonio Diavolo — one of Robert-Houdin's well-known automata.

Chantatachán was a program produced for Telemadrid in 1992-93. We would like to thank Juan Tamariz and Luis Piedrahita for making this content available.

Submitted Mon, 05/07/2018

John Gaughan, regarded as one of the greatest builders of illusions of all time, demonstrates The Blooming Orange Tree of Robert-Houdin. Translation by Juan Tamariz.

Chantatachán was a program produced for Telemadrid in 1992-93. We would like to thank Juan Tamariz and Luis Piedrahita for making this content available.

 

Submitted Fri, 04/27/2018

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