ACE GREENBERG: JACK
MILLER'S HOLD-OUT MIRACLES DVD
Prof. Jack Miller (1884-1962) began performing magic with his Hold-Out he
has fooled many of the best magicians with his routines and techniques. The
original ad for his Hold-Out read, "A revolutionary principle! Fast, clean
and smooth! Never in the history of magic has there been anything like this!
Hand empty at all times—yet balls, silks, cards et all appear and disappear
in full view at the fingertips, as if guided by the invisible hand of Satan
On this DVD Alan "Ace" Greenberg, who was a
fan of Prof. Jack Miller, demonstrates and teaches his rendition of three
classic Jack Miller routines using the Hold-Out. You will learn: The Ball,
Silk And Wand Routine, The Jack Miller Egg Bag Routine and The Sensational
Rope Cut. You will also learn how to quickly make a Jack Miller style
Hold-Out using items that can be easily acquired.
Includes archival footage of Jack Miller
performing his Ball, Silk And Wand Routine and his classic Egg Bag Routine.
Also includes additional commentary by Bob Fitch, Albert Lasher, Pat Page,
Howard Schwarzman, Tony Spina, Sol Stone, Johnny Thompson and Meir Yedid. As
a special bonus you also get a PDF copy of the classic Ed Mishell book
A Meir Yedid Magic product. Original release
date: March 2007. Running time: Approximately 55 minutes.
|Special DVD Features:
Mishell's Hold-Out Miracles book on PDF
access to performances, explanations and commentary
Dolby Digital sound
Encoded for worldwide viewing
HOLD-OUT MIRACLES BOOK
NOTE: A PDF
edition of this book is included free in the above DVD
Miller popularized the use of a hold-out in magic and taught many
magicians how to perform with it. This booklet includes many of the
routines he was best known for using the secret device.
In addition to the excellent magic the
booklet contains information on how to attach and adjust a hold-out,
different types of clips and much more. Also includes a brief history of
the hold-out, a salute to Jack Miller and an essay by Benjamin J.
Kleinman about Jack Miller and his magic.
Routines include: Jack Miller's
Sensational Rope Cut, The Vanishing Knife, Complete Ball, Silk And Wand
Routine, Jack Miller's Egg bag Routine, Cash-Transport, Jack Miller's
Famous Poosha Da Poosh Routine, Blooming Flowers, "Squash" Out-Squashed,
The Sliding Knots And The Mysterious Ball, Ball Thru Silk And Trumpet,
Cups And Balls (three versions), Hold-Out For Coins, Salt-O-Matic!, and
The Vanishing Bird Cage.
A Meir Yedid Magic product originally
published by Tannen Publications in 1969. This is the 1976 reprint. Written and illustrated by Ed Mishell. A 66-page saddle-stitched booklet with 69 illustrations.