I am here for a few hours to answer your questions about me, magic and future projects. Because there is such a hew and outcry against anyone who would break the socalled magician s code, it must have taken some strong convincing to get the okay from station owners. Magics biggest secrets finally revealed is a series of television shows in which the methods behind magic tricks and illusions are explained. The tricks and illusions of the worlds greatest magicians becker, herbert l. Masked magician messes up sooooo badly richard wiseman. All the secrets of magic revealed exposes the hidden secrets of the centurys greatest magicians, including harry houdini, the amazing kreskin, siegfried and roy, and many others. Masked magician unmasked the masked magician reveals himself. The first one shows the assistants face, the second one shows her hand, and the third one shows one of her feet.
He claimed his motivation for the masked magician tv specials was to inspire and interest in the performance of magic. October 29, 1998 us october 10, 2010 hk car crusher escape. The masked magician secrets revealed the magic bottle top. The masked magician is finally unmasked in the 4th breaking the magician s code special on fox in 1998. Behind the scenes really wasnt revealing the magicians secrets. Penn and teller show jimmy how to pull a rabbit out of a hat duration. Do you remember few years ago there was a tv show in which a masked magician came on and gave away magic secrets.
I am coming into the light to destroy them by breaking the magicians code and revealing the secrets of magics greatest. Magics biggest secrets finally revealed specs, which scored big ratings for fox in the late 1990s. Well, here are 10 of the most amazing magic tricks revealed. The first four specials and the full series featured incognito magician val valentino as the. The magicians guild by trudi canavan, the novice by trudi canavan, harry potter and the sorcerers stone by j. In this trick, the masked magician walks up to an empty pedestal. Magics biggest secrets finally revealed which exposed longguarded trade secrets. He invites two assistants to raise a large sheet in front of the pedestal.
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This wellknown magician, who wore a mask to avoid recrimination from fellow magicians, was val valentino. Over at the edinburgh secret society blog, we have just announced our next event. Magic secrets revealed launches new halloween episodes. Fellow illusionists have been aware of this for some time, but fox. The masked magician returned to television this week with a episode syndicated series of breaking the magicians code. Vdyoutube the masked magician secrets revealed the. Val valentino born leonard montano, june 14, 1956 is an american magician. He doesnt only reveal the tricks, he even performs them himself and then shows you exactly how he did it. Some magic effects have been exposed in stage shows, and in other public media including television, the internet, certain video sharing interfaces, discussion forums, and blogs one notable case of exposure on network television involved val valentino, performing as the masked magician in the fox series. The performances also included revealing magic secrets to encourage others. In the specials, he used the stage name the masked magician and concealed his true identity by wearing a mask with a squid like design, being aware of the stigma amongst. But many of the best books on magic still keep the secret from the merely curious by revealing the secret in coded text, while showing photographs of an incorrect. His stage plays have been produced throughout canada and the us and have also. How to make your own masked magician mask costuming.
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The masked magician was also shown in the uk on the itv network during the late 1990s. This is an amazing book and an answer to my plea to the universe to teach me the real secrets of magic. I am the masked magician you may have seen my tv specials breaking the magicians code, magics biggest secrets finally revealed. Shin lims top 5 magic secrets finally revealed americas got talent factofusion duration. Sep 15, 2008 the fox network aired four television specials called breaking the magician s code. Valentino creates the magic then proceeds to reveal the reality of the illusions before a captivated television audience. After 4 breaking the magicians code specials, he revealed himself and spoke about why he did it.
In its original incarnation there were four shows in 19971998 and a special in 2002 broadcast on the fox network in the united states, and on sky and itv in the united. The magician asks someone from the audience to put their signature on a random card. Magic s biggest secrets finally revealed is a series of television shows produced by nash entertainment in which the closely guarded secrets behind classic magic tricks and illusions are exposed by the masked magician, aided by his beautiful assistants. In the specials, he used the stage name the masked magician and concealed his true identity by wearing a mask with a squid like design, being aware of the stigma. Marks other books are the green chain heritage house, 2011 and this crazy time knopf canada, 2012, written with canadian environmentalist, tzeporah berman. Magic secrets revealed beneath one of four styrofoam cups is a razor sharp blade standing straight up. Magic s biggest secrets finally revealed, starring val valentino as the masked magician, who revealed the secrets to many stage magic tricks. Watch as the masked magician smashes one cup after another. The masked magician reveals the trick where the bottle top appears to travel through the bottle to the inside.
The street magician revealed english and french edition. Magic s biggest secrets finally revealed season 1 episode 6 part 23. Criss angel kicks masked magician out of luxor party now here is an interesting situation involving two much maligned magic industry figures. For a span of two years 19971999, valentino performed, unbilled and disguised, as the masked magician in four fox network specials called breaking the magicians code. With a simple gesture camouflaged as one of his magical hand movements, he can slide those rods out and lock them into place.
When these shows aired in the late 90s, they created a lot of controversy because the host a. Valentino starred in a series of four television specials exposing the methods behind numerous classic magic tricks and illusions on the fox network. Yet another masked magician lawsuit law and magic blog. Well talk about the roomers, and scandal later, after i finish my book behind the glitter. Its time to change, the audience needs something new, they want to see new things ok, so tell us o masked one. The specials raised the ire of magicians, who were upset that some of the fields mysteries were being dissected on primetime tv. The masked magician reveals the secrets behind illusions including making a girl vanish in a giant game of three card monte, creating a woman from a cloud of smoke, hand being cut off by a. We will explain you how the giants of our art perform their most amazing illusions. You seem to put a lot of emphasis on why its important for. With the television series magics biggest secrets finally revealed, the socalled masked magician val valentino revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. According to norm clarke, val valentino and his friend ron jones were escorted to the entrance of the luxor when they were spotted by criss angel at a party being hosted by the mindfreak star. Learn how the great ones performed their grandest illusions. Baked alaska is the author of meme magic secrets revealed 3.
Jul 21, 2016 magic secrets revealed 765,109 views 4. The cloth edition, with 20,000 sold, made headliens as the tell all magic book. Who were the masked magicians in foxs final two magic. He takes tricks from magicians like criss angel, david copperfield, david blaine and dynamo, performs them himself, and then shows us how he did it. Thank you so much justin for sharing this gift with me and the rest of the world. The masked magician was the star of nashs five breaking the magicians code.
Why did val valentino give reveal the secrets of magicians. Fox television had an offer on the table for a long time, but no magician ever took them up on it. The masked magician magic secrets finally revealed. Jun 27, 2016 the masked magician aka mister m for chevrolet commercials 72016 brazil. In the specials, he used the stage name the masked magician and concealed. The cannon and the crate list of grand illusions revealed. The masked magician for samsung galaxy note ll commercial now on netflex.
For years the masked magician has been exposing magic tricks. Sep 03, 2011 penn and teller show jimmy how to pull a rabbit out of a hat duration. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Jun 27, 2016 val valentino, aka the masked magician, opens up to matt in a refreshingly insightful interview. I pursued this line of questioning further last week when teller brought up the tv show breaking the magicians code. Described by the national post as canadas go to guy for dolphins, whales and trees, mark leirenyoungs bestselling book the killer whale who changed the world which tells the story of moby doll won the 2017 science writers and communicators book award. While the masked magicians hands really are empty, he has two steel rods attached by his wrist. Oct 09, 2012 the masked magician once performed dangerous tricks that you felt so risky that you felt like shout him stop before the worst happened but he always survived the fact is.
Because there is such a hew and outcry against anyone who would break the socalled magicians code, it must have taken some strong convincing to get the okay from station owners. He takes tricks from magicians like criss angel, david copperfield, david blaine and dynamo, performs them. The tonight show starring jimmy fallon 3,838,4 views. Magic s biggest secrets finally revealed is a series of television shows in which the methods behind magic tricks and illusions are explained. The masked magician also hopes that his show will inspire more young people to learn magic tricks and become magicians themselves.1568 1170 1277 1265 1390 1226 215 714 266 1403 1505 742 11 1013 62 621 961 1149 1275 1176 704 447 1575 1048 869 1467 896 518 1026 1074 1361 371 62 257 916 536 969 737 1230 36 654 1282