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    Unissued / unused material.

    Magicians meet in Paris, France.

    Sign in neon on front of theatre advertising magician's festival, pan down to street. Various shots man hypnotising people sitting at table outside cafe, the hypnotist has mad staring eyes.

    Various shots conjuror in Chinese costume walking through flea market with his glamorous assistant. The conjuror picks up a silver ball from a stall and makes it levitate.

    Various shots in a garden: a glamorous medium in a sparkly dress (named Hexagora) gets four people to place their hands on a table. After a while the people with their hands stuck to the table follow the dancing table around the garden.

    man with a blindfold on and hood on gets into car and drives it along the road into busy traffic. Various shots magician named Dominique Webb (same as hypnotist seen in first sequence). He puts on blindfold and then a hood. He proceeds to drive a car through the Paris traffic (he claims to have a built-in radar).

    Various shots strong man Swami Dev Murti at scrap car yard. He starts to tear up pieces of metal and bends iron bars. Then a car is driven onto his chest and he takes the full weight, he gets up and reveals he has been laying on broken glass.

    Date on dope sheet is 12/05/1969.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:57:00 / 01:50:19:00
    UN 4444 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 4444 B
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    Magicians of the past burkey2 Hypnotism Paris 1940s Magicians Paris Streets Chi - Lexus
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