A special publication on legendary master, Dai Vernon, is now available for sale! This booklet was created for David Ben’s FISM 2022 historical talk on what made Vernon so special. Discover what makes this legendary magician so influential.
For David Ben's FISM presentation, Magicana has published a special booklet called Dai Vernon: The Spirit of Magic, written by David Ben, along with other contributors. Find out what makes Vernon so special.
While Vernon’s focus was on sleight-of-hand magic with playing cards and other small objects, his vision was such that it would eventually impact the entirety of performance magic, from its largest stage illusions down the smallest feat performed with a single coin.
Nearly twenty years ago, I was able to collaborate with my friend, filmmaker Daniel Zuckerbrot, on a profile of Dai Vernon for Canadian television. At the time, I believed that Vernon was the most influential magician of the twentieth century...