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

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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 0.54(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Magazine editor John Moehring lives in Henderson, Nevada.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments v

Preface 1



1. Whatever Happened to Wizzo? 3

2. Sellers of the Secrets 9

3. Riverview Park 20

4. First Pitch on the Tube 31

5. Odd Fellows and a Tall Tale 34

6. Cicero, the Mob, and Beyond 38

7. Trouping with an Alligator 50

8. Carnival Knowledge 56

9. Abracadabra, You’re Drafted 63

10. A Spell of Hypnosis 68

11. Straitjackets and Shenanigans 74

12. Nightclub Necromancer 88

13. The Cairo 98

14. Bozo’s Circus 108

15. New Girlfriend and a Prize Fight 113

16. Pass on the Playboy 120

17. Presto! Less Hypno 123

18. Taking on Trade Shows 130

19. The Mike Douglas Show 136

20. A Movie and a Trip to the Moon 141

21. Doody, Doody, Do 144

22. TV Magic Cards 150

23. Eicoff Enters the Scene 162

24. Friends in the Biz 167

25. The Best Partner Is No Partner 173

26. Old Chicago 178

27. The Restaurateur 181

28. Visit from the FBI 188

29. DBA Marshall Brodien Magic Co. 192

30. Circus Daze Over 196

31. Home Shopping 200

32. Ships Ahoy 203

33. Mansion for Sale 205

34. A New Bozo 207

35. Check, Please! 210

36. ToTo’s 214

37. Ventures in Toyland 217

38. Viva Las Vegas 225

39. A Shot at Producing 230

40. Marshall Meets his Match 234

41. Magic Boom of the ’90s 239

42. Farewell to 40 Years of Fun 245

43. Sh-h-h-h... It’s a Secret 250

44. Pressing On 254



Index 259

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