René Lavand presents his handling of the "Elevator Cards" acompanied by "the Story of Victoria de Pardu."
French magician Gaëtan Bloom presents his own eccentric approach to the classic "Ambitious Card".
This documentary was produced to explore the life and magic of Dai Vernon (David Frederick Wingfield Verner, 1894-1992), the most influential magician of the twentieth century—possibly of all time.
Directed by Daniel Zuckerbrot
Narrated by Patrick Watson.
Featuring interviews and performances by (in order of appearance) Max Maven, Derek Verner, Jackie Flosso, Herb Zarrow, David Ben, Edward Verner, Ricky Jay, John Carney, Persi Diaconis, Steeve Freeman.
This presentation was recorded by Larry Thornton at the PCAM conference in Asilomar, California.
Assisted by Dr. Gene Matsuura.
This performance was recorded by Larry Thornton in Calgary, Alberta.
This performance was recorded at the PCAM convention in Seattle, Washington.
Recorded in Calgary, Alberta by Larry Thornton. Martin Nash performs material from his first two books, Ever So Sleightly and Any Second Now by Stephe Minch, including "Kings Incognito" (based on "Triumph"), "Palm Unseen" (a version of the "Open Travellers"), "Down the Garden Path", "Free Cut Faro Sandwich", and "Limited Ambitions" (based on Larry Jennings' "Ambitious Classic").
Patrick Page performs on The Magic Palace.