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The Greatest Beginner Magic DVD Ever featuring Oz Pearlman and Jessie Geneva (DVD Download) The perfect place to start. Powerful tricks with beautiful secrets that are fun and easy to perform.
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Magic is one of the best hobbies on the planet. Being a magician means you always have something to share with the people you meet. You always have something fascinating. You always have something fun. You always have something to give.

Getting into magic can be difficult or even intimidating. There are thousands of tricks in a great magic shop. But, if you start in the wrong place, you can spend a lot of money on tricks you're not ready to perform.

This DVD is designed to be the perfect place to start. We surveyed over 3,000 professional caliber tricks and selected just the tricks we think are best for you as a serious beginner. These are tricks professional magicians respect and love, but they're easy enough a new magician can truly master them.

You'll Learn

  • Ultimate Pick a Card - The spectator's card JUMPS out of the center of the deck!
  • Ghost Match - A match mysteriously vanishes and ends up inside the matchbook... attached! One of the best bar/restaurant tricks on the planet.
  • French Drop - Vanish a coin and produce it from your spectator's ear! There's a reason people talk about this trick years later... it's that good!
  • One Coin Routine - A magical combination you can do anytime! This one will give you the confidence to really feel like a magician anywhere you are!
  • The Great Shoelace Escape - One of the most visual and entertaining escapes there is!
  • Force and Reveal - Have complete control of your spectator's choices!
  • Best Friend Prediction - Divine a spectator's best friend's name or predict who they're going to marry!
  • Magician's Choice - This may be the single biggest reason magician are the happiest people on earth! They always get their way!
  • Linking Paper Clips - A great little trick you can teach your friends if they want to learn a trick... without giving away any of the powerful secrets you've been fooling them with the whole time!
  • Jumping Rubber Band - An eye-popping trick where a rubber band jumps through your fingers!
  • Coin to Napkin - A coin vanishes and ends up in an impossible place!
  • Salt Shaker Thru Table - The ultimate dinner table trick!
No prior knowledge of magic is required for this DVD. All you need is a desire to learn, and a commitment to use the secrets contained herein--passed down from magician to magician over generations--to give wonder to the world.

We're excited to be a part of your introduction to magic. Lets get started.

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1 of 1 magicians found the following review helpful:
Very Practical Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 28th, 2011
It is easy to learn and very practical.
People always felt impressed.
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1 of 1 magicians found the following review helpful:
GREAT starter DVD! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 15th, 2010
I LOVE this DVD! "Ultimate Pick A Card" is my favorite! VERY effective! Thank you Penguin!
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1 of 2 magicians found the following review helpful:
Worth Every Penny Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 25th, 2011
I got this video as a free promo with another purchase. It's quality is fine and who could argue with free, right? This is absolutely the most elementary magic there is. There are a few techniques that everyone should know (and most of us probably do) such as the french drop and a couple basic forces. Personally, I think many of the tricks are far too obvious, though I can be a bit more observant than the average spectator. The only routine I took away from this DVD is the Ultimate Pick a Card, the rest don't have much of an impact to me.

The main reason this item gets three stars is the acting. I think Oz is one of the best magic instructors out there. I have purchased hours of his material. He explains everything clearly and simply and usually you can learn a trick by watching him explain it once. Unfortunately, they decided to add a "co-star" to this DVD, Jessie Geneva. Penguin must have wanted some bleach-blonde eye candy for this one to keep some beginners interested. I can't think of any other reason to have her on here when Oz's solo videos are SO much better. This was the biggest downfall of this DVD. Her 'acting', if you call it that, is more contrived than the auditions at the local theatre company. They probably shouldn't have let her talk, either. Oz explains each trick with Jessie playing the spectator, then they have Jessie bumble her way through the trick with Oz as the spectator. Grit your teeth and watch that part once, because he explains some good outs when she messes up, but then you're going to want to fast forward through any part where she is playing magician. The rest of the time, you just have to deal with the distraction.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 30th, 2013
Great for begginers. Used it to teach a friends son and now he is wowing his friends. Only draw back would be the matchbook lesson, not recommended to teach younger kids but then that's why it's great to just skip that section on the DVD. Way to go Oz and Jessie for having a great tool out there.
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oz is the best Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 16th, 2013
I love Oz , all his magic and teaching are awesome, this was a free download so I had to get it, very helpful and useful. Thanks oz
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Good for beginners Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 14th, 2013
This dvd is great but I would only recommend to beginners
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Great start. Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 10th, 2012
This is a great way to start learning magic.
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Amazing dvd Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 26th, 2011
I like it a lot cuz it haves a lot of ideas and tricks that can fool even sceptics and even better was a gift from PM thank you guys for this DVD im very satisfied with this one
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Happy to get it for free Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 26th, 2011
This was given to me as part of a promo. I learned from it and performed a nice trick explained in it. It is exactly what its title is.
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Way better than expected Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 9th, 2010
Honestly, I thought this would be another cheezy video with stuff you wouldn't do for real people... WRONG!

I got this as a promo, and can honestly say that if I had paid for it, I would not have been upset (Although, I prob. would never have ordered it based off my original opinion).
Hence me writing this for those who may want to buy this. Take a serious look at it. It's worth it!

For example: Ultimate Pick A Card. I thought "Come on... this is going to be boring" and was ready to fast foward. Glad I didn't! It's a really COOL new to me trick for sure!!! EASY, but again, very cool way!!

As always, Penguin does an excellent job of including tips, and detailed techniques to not just show a trick, but PERFORM one!

And I actually liek seeing the "Assistant" do the tricks after. Shows a REAL person learning it with you. I like that.

This has easy to learn effects that are a GREAT way to start off, or a refresher, fun viewing for veterans.

I would HIGHLY reccomend this to ANYone thinking or wanting to get into magic.

Excellent Gift!!!

My 8 yr. old is going to love it! (less the match trick).
I always tell him he has to be 15 years old (or whatever I choose depending on the trick) before he can learn it...

I can't wait to share this with him!
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