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The Magical Life of Marshall Brodien: Creator of TV Magic Cards and Wizzo the Wizard
     

The Magical Life of Marshall Brodien: Creator of TV Magic Cards and Wizzo the Wizard

by John Moehring, Marshall Brodien
 

This unique biography details the life of magician Marshall Brodien, most remembered for his long-running career as television's Wizzo the Wizard on WGN-TV's Bozo's Circus and The Bozo Show. Coverage begins in the late 1940s, when Brodien was a young magician in his first job as a Chicago magic shop demonstrator, then recounts Brodien's steady rise to show-business

Overview

This unique biography details the life of magician Marshall Brodien, most remembered for his long-running career as television's Wizzo the Wizard on WGN-TV's Bozo's Circus and The Bozo Show. Coverage begins in the late 1940s, when Brodien was a young magician in his first job as a Chicago magic shop demonstrator, then recounts Brodien's steady rise to show-business success, including details of his work as a performer at the Magic Lounge in Cicero and, as a nightclub hypnotist in Chicago's posh Cairo Supper Club. The work concludes with an examination of Brodien's current career as one of the most successful marketers of magic sets in the U.S.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786431823
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
07/30/2007
Pages:
271
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Magazine editor John Moehring lives in Henderson, Nevada.

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