The Masked Magician reveals the secrets behind magic's greatest illusions, including how to escape a platform of metal spikes that comes crashing down; how to walk through a brick wall; and how to shoot an arrow through the body of an assistant without harming her. Plus, the Masked Magician reveals the secret behind Houdini's famous escape from a water chamber while chained upside-down.
The Masked Magician reveals the secrets behind Magic's biggest illusions including how a world famous street magician pulled off the ultimate trick: walking on water, slicing off a woman's hand with a sharp blade and then reattaching it again, and how to take an empty enchanted throne and with a puff of smoke, make a beautiful assistant appear from nowhere.
The Masked Magician reveals the secrets behind Magic's biggest illusions including making a three ton truck disappear in the blink of an eye; pulling an auto registration through the windshield of a car; biting an ordinary quarter in two with your teeth; and walking through the spinning blades of an industrial turbo fan.
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