Friday, February 4, 2011
Schooled By The Professor
Dai Vernon (aka "The Professor") was possibly the greatest sleight of hand practitioner of the 20th century. Known as The Man Who Fooled Houdini, Vernon was the magician's magician - one of the most knowledgeable and generous performers and scholars of the art. He was magician in residence for thirty years at The Magic Castle in Los Angeles. Watch him do his stuff with cups and balls.
Vernon wrote several books and mentored many younger magicians including Ricky Jay and Doug Henning. Click Here To Read The Wikipedia Entry for Dai Vernon.