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Memoirs of Robert-Houdin.

Jean-Euge ne Robert-Houdin

Memoirs of Robert-Houdin.

by Jean-Euge ne Robert-Houdin

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Confidence d"un prestidigitateur.

StatementTranslated from the French by Lascelles Wraxall. With a new introd. and notes by Milbourne Chrisopher. New illustrated with rare prints, playbills and documents from the Christopher Collertion.
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14127974M

In Essential Robert-Houdin, you’ll find: The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic Card-Sharping Exposed The Secrets of Stage Conjuring The Memoirs of Robert-Houdin The Priory. Plus selections from Robert-Houdin’s never-before-translated scientific writings, a complete bibliography, and full index. Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin: (7th December - 13th June ) Born in Blois, France. Born Jean-Eugene Robert. Soon after his marriage to Cecile Houdin in , he adopted \'Robert-Houdin\' as his stage name and had it legalized on 10th September Apprenticed as .

On July 3 rd, , Robert-Houdin premiered his seat theatre in what he called “Soirées Fantastiques”. No critics covered Robert-Houdin’s debut, and in his memoirs, Robert-Houdin said that the show had been a disaster. He suffered from stage fright that caused him to talk too fast and in . The Memoirs of Robert-Houdin by Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin was first published in English in , translated to English from French Confidences d'un prestidigitateur, T. by Lascelles Wraxall.. Houdini wrote an unflattering account of Robert-Houdin called The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin.. Editions. 1st UK edition, , Chapman & Hall, London; 1st edition US edition , Geo. G. Evans.

Memoirs of Robert Houdin, ambassador, author and conjuror. London: Chapman and Hall. MLA Citation. Houdin, Robert. Memoirs of Robert Houdin, ambassador, author and conjuror / written by himself Chapman and Hall London Australian/Harvard Citation. Houdin, Robert. The Memoirs of Robert-Houdin has often been called the best autobiography in magic literature. Robert-Houdin truly ushered in a new era for magic and conjuring by creating a special dignity for the performer as well as doing effects that were fresh and original and seemed to .


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