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The Resource Grand illusions : the story of magic, Paragon Productions, Inc. in association with Discovery Communications ; Ashdale House Productions ; producer, Mitchell T. Ness ; written by Chris Deacon, (videorecording)

Grand illusions : the story of magic, Paragon Productions, Inc. in association with Discovery Communications ; Ashdale House Productions ; producer, Mitchell T. Ness ; written by Chris Deacon, (videorecording)

Label
Grand illusions : the story of magic
Title
Grand illusions
Title remainder
the story of magic
Statement of responsibility
Paragon Productions, Inc. in association with Discovery Communications ; Ashdale House Productions ; producer, Mitchell T. Ness ; written by Chris Deacon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A six-part examination of the culture and history of magic. Explores the evolution of magic from the automata of Robert-Houdin to the elaborate illusions of Penn and Teller. Includes the story of the Hermann brothers; a profile of Harry Houdini's life and work and the impact he had upon succeeding magicians; studies of bizarre magicians and sideshow performers ; a look at dangerous illusions, such as the bullet catching trick, that have claimed the lives of magicians
Cataloging source
IUK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producers, Wilson Coneybeare, Richard Borchiver ; associate producer, Robert Scott ; executive story editor, Jennifer Cowan ; editor, Paul Kilback ; director of photography, Mitchell T. Ness ; narrator, Wilson Coneybeare
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ness, Mitchell T
  • Coneybeare, Wilson
  • Paragon Productions
  • Discovery Communications, Inc
  • Ashdale House Productions
  • Choices Select (Firm)
Runtime
160
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic
  • Magic tricks
  • Magicians
Technique
live action
Label
Grand illusions : the story of magic, Paragon Productions, Inc. in association with Discovery Communications ; Ashdale House Productions ; producer, Mitchell T. Ness ; written by Chris Deacon, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[part 1] The father of modern magic -- [part 2] The Hermanns -- [part 3] Harry Houdini -- [part 4] The greats of modern magic -- [part 5] Weird magic -- [part 6] Death by magic
Control code
ocm51897229
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [160 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781930545663
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381558227
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CH5582DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 837132
  • (Sirsi) o51897229
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Grand illusions : the story of magic, Paragon Productions, Inc. in association with Discovery Communications ; Ashdale House Productions ; producer, Mitchell T. Ness ; written by Chris Deacon, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[part 1] The father of modern magic -- [part 2] The Hermanns -- [part 3] Harry Houdini -- [part 4] The greats of modern magic -- [part 5] Weird magic -- [part 6] Death by magic
Control code
ocm51897229
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [160 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781930545663
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381558227
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CH5582DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 837132
  • (Sirsi) o51897229
Video recording format
DVD

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