Archive for the 'documentary' Category

Brian Brushwood

Posted by Michael on February 19th, 2021

It is probably about 15 years old, but this documentary looks at magician and multi-media personality Brian Brushwood.

Grunge Looks At Criss Angel

Posted by Michael on February 19th, 2021

Grunge, the website who maintains “the world is stranger than you think,” turned their attention to Criss Angel about a year ago with this mini-documentary.

Women In Magic Mini-Doc

Posted by Michael on February 19th, 2021

From the History Channel comes this mini-documentary on women in magic from 2018. It features from familiar faces, including friend of iTricks Jen Kramer.

Lafayette: The Magician Who Died Twice

Posted by Michael on February 18th, 2021

Keeping up our documentary theme for the week we present Cavan Booth’s short film on Lafayette, titled The Magician Who Died Twice

A Look At Fay Presto

Posted by Michael on February 17th, 2021

A short documentary on Fay Presto, posted to YouTube by its director Hanna Aqvilin.

More Magical Biographies

Posted by Michael on February 16th, 2021

We mentioned Historica Canada in our coverage of mandrake earlier. They also have documentaries on Dai Vernon, tightrope Walker The Great Farini and Stewart James.

The Dai Vernon interview above, though, is actually from Richard Turner’s YouTube page.

Looking Back At Mandrake

Posted by Michael on February 16th, 2021

The Surrey Now Leader ran a piece on Mandrake, the real life magician not the comic strip character, as the area prepares to screen a new documentary made by his family. You can watch another piece on Mandrake from Historica Canada on YouTube.