Falkenstein and Willard now on DVD with previously unreleased bonus footageWorld-renowned masters of Mentalism & Magic, Glenn Falkenstein & Frances Willard, share
their act and mindreading wisdom with fellow performers. This dynamic duo holds
a record-breaking number of honors and awards accumulated over their lifetimes
performing to all types of audiences in all types of arenas. These international
favorites of stage, TV and radio, have received: the Joseph Dunninger Award,
the Milbourne Christopher Award of Excellence, Jack Stuart’s Dragon Award,
18 consecutive Magic Castle nominations and awards including multiple Stage
Magicians of the Year, and, most recently, induction into the Society of American
Magicians Hall of Fame as Living Legends.
Volume 1 Performance Only
So much more than an act, it’s an entire show—but a show that can
go anywhere, anytime, anyplace—a show that
actively involves the audience throughout in the mystery and fun!
- Glenn’s Blindfold Readings — Glenn’s
world-famous, 17-minute signature Q&A act. This is the act that launched
Glenn’s career and has kept him on top for two decades!
- Falkenstein & Willard’s Award-Winning Two-Way Mindreading
Method — A legacy from “The Great Mardoni’s.”
This act demonstrates a rapport which can be developed between couples.
- The Gypsy Mystery Rope Escape with volunteer — A
smash finish for any show! Full of mystery and fun, can be performed close-up
& surrounded. Leaves the audience astonished and laughing. Calls for a
volunteer (ideal if the volunteer is a CEO).
- Interview with Michael and Hannah Ammar — Pay close
attention while Falkenstein & Willard share a lifetime of tips on showmanship
and the psychology of mentalism which has earned them an international reputation
as two of the most highly versatile, world-class exponents of mental magic
and spirit theatre.
Volume 2 Explanations
Falkenstein 17-minute Blindfold Mindreading Act — For
the first time on any video, Glenn Falkenstein reveals his award-winning signature
blindfold mindreading act that has kept him at the top of his profession for
over two decades. Glenn takes you through a step-by-step demonstration of blindfolds,
billets, masks, answering questions, handling volunteers, sidestepping difficult
situations, avoiding pitfalls, and adapting to various performing situations.
Glenn shares priceless tips gleaned over a lifetime of performances, including
getting booked and RE-booked!
Falkenstein & Willard’s Two-Way Mindreading Act —
Learn the act called “Fifty Years From Now” as taught by The Great
Mardoni & Louise. Frances Willard is introduced and blindfolded by Glenn.
Glenn circulates among the audience while Frances describes and names the objects
handed to Glenn by spectators. The act concludes with Frances calling out the
serial number on a dollar bill. Learn the sure-fire method of guessing articles,
names, numbers, places, and thought-of questions. This two-person thought transference
act demonstrates a psychic rapport between two bonded individuals of like mind.
The Gypsy Mystery Rope Escape — Finally!!! The answer
to a magician’s prayers. An illusion which can be performed anywhere with
little preparation. This act plays big and packs small and is loaded with surprises
and laughs using one spectator from the audience. Don’t underestimate
the impact of this routine as a smash finish for corporate events, private parties,
cruise lines, club dates, stage, or TV talk shows. This illusion alone is worth
more than the price of the entire video set!
Volume 3 Bonus Routines
The Princess Mental Card Routine — With a dynamic twist
as performed by Frances & Glenn.
It’s In The Bag — Perfect for parties—easy,
effective, sexy and playful!
Out of This World — Test the spectator’s ESP ability
with a classic card routine.
Divine a Card — Divining rod to find spectator’s
Ball ’n’ Tube as Mental Effect — Demonstrating
“Power of the Image” with heat and cold!
Lie Detector — Falkenstein’s courtroom game of
Your Bill for My Bill — A dynamic memory test demonstrated
by Frances Willard.
Blindfold Drive Technique & Method — Falkenstein’s
Blindfold Drive revealed!
Informal Interview — Falkenstein & Willard and Michael
and Hannah Ammar discuss the many aspects of mentalism and the Willard the Wizard
Radio Show Predictions — Methods of obtaining information
and handling incoming phone calls for radio and TV talk shows.
BONUS FOOTAGE INCLUDES:
ON VOLUME 1:
Over 40 minutes of Glenn and Frances
on location at California's
Magic Mountain performing:
- Blindfold Act
- Serial Number on Dollar Bill
- Blackboard (Tracing/Tic-Tac Toe)
- Two-Way Act
- Spirit Cabinet
ON VOLUME 3:
Over 15 mintues of rare footage of
Glenn and Frances appearing on various TV shows
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 13 January, 2005.