Deceptive practice : the mysteries and mentors of Ricky Jay

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Deceptive practice : the mysteries and mentors of Ricky Jay
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Kino Lorber, Inc
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1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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Inspired by Secrets of the magus, by Mark Singer, The New Yorker, April 5, 1993.
Originally produced in 2012.
Bonus material: Jay's colleagues on camera; Ricky Jay and Michael Weber on Mentors and magic; never-before-scene performance footage and crazy anecdotes; Ricky Jay and Mark Singer in the The New Yorker festival; unseen animation; theatrical trailer; more.
Cinematography, Ben Wolf, Edward Marritz, Joey Forsyte ; music composer, Olivier and Clare Manchon.
Ricky Jay is a world-renowned magician, author, historian and actor, as well as a performer who regularly provokes astonishment from even the most jaded audiences. Trace Jay's achievements and influences, from his apprenticeship at age four with his grandfather, to such now-forgotten legends as Al Flosso, Slydini, Cardini and his primary mentors, Dai Vernon and Charlie Miller. Featuring rare footage from his 1970s TV appearances, this is a remarkable journey inside the secretive world of magic.
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directed and edited by Molly Bernstein ; produced by Molly Bernstein and Alan Edelstein [and others]
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