The New Encyclopedia of Stage Hypnotism

By: Ormond McGill


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Size: 234mm x 156mm

Pages: 640

ISBN: 9781899836024

Format: Hardback

Published: April 1994

This phenomenal work by the Dean of American Hypnotists is the most comprehensive text ever to be published on stage hypnotism. It also has widespread therapeutic applications. The first section, Mastering Hypnosis, covers the history of the subject together with an extensive description of how to use the power of suggestion. The second section, Entertaining with Hypnotism, describes how to design and perform a modern hypnotic show and includes extracts from some of the most successful and exciting shows ever performed. Everything is covered, from opening the show to the best ways of advertising. There are also chapters on the business aspects of hypnotism and how to avoid lawsuits.

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Ormond McGill

Ormond McGill was known as The Dean of American Hypnotists. He was a magician and hypnotist of international renown, and toured many parts of the world with his exciting stage shows: East Indian Miracles, The Seance of Wonders, Real Mental Magic, South Sea Island Magic and The Concert of Hypnotism, to name but a few. Ormond McGill was also a naturalist of prominence, his contributions to entomology and conchology being well known in those fields.


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