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  • Description

    Probably shot in the Pathe studio.

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Meet a strange Entertainer with a marvellous egg trick! Wherever he goes this trick is famous." Full item title reads: "Watch as closely as you can for De Biere Prince of Entertainers and entertainer of Princes is going to show you just how he does it (perhaps)".

    De Biere is a magician who does a trick with an egg and a bag. "Editor's Note - No camera trick whatever is used in this illusion it is just as millions have seen it on the stage."

    De Biere begins his act speaking in French then does his patter in English. He puts the egg in the bag and makes it disappear. A voice offstage accuses him of slipping the egg in his back jacket pocket but he proves he didn't. Two men hold his arms to prevent him putting the egg in his pocket. De Biere shows us how to do the trick. He gives away the secret!

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51572
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1608.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:30:00 / 01:11:28:00
    Canister:
    PSP 785
    Sort Number:
    PSP 785
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Fashion & Music Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    MAGIC Magicians of the past magicians Egg bag entertainment Historic Magicians Turns 1933 Magic clips Magicians
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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