• Short Summary

    Magician Erikson performs some fancy tricks with cards.

  • Description

    Probably filmed in the Pathe Studio, London.

    Various shots of the conjuring wizard Erikson with his card tricks. Packs of cards keep appearing in his hands after he has thrown one away. He is pretending to be a little drunk.

    Erikson the magician performs a trick with a handkerchief. More cards keep appearing. He performs tricks with fans of cards and looks a little surprised when they work. He is wearing top hat and tails.

    The music may be 'Fancy Fiddling' by Farrar Sylvester.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1222.16
    Media URN:
    41710
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:13:00 / 01:26:27:00
    Canister:
    NSP 26

Comments (1)

  1. paul harris says

    That was more than a little like Cardini and his famous drunken gent routine. Complete with gloves! I wonder how many magicians copied the idea.
    Still, it was done well.

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